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Deaths Mount Into The Dozens As Gaza Strip Bombardment Builds

Thu, 2014-07-10 12:02

Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip. NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza on the intensifying conflict there.

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After Losing An Only Child, Chinese Parents Face Old Age Alone

Thu, 2014-07-10 12:02

China's one-child policy, introduced more than three decades ago, has had some unintended consequences. One is that, in the event of a child's death, many older parents lack a source of support.

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In West Africa, Officials Target Ignorance And Fear Over Ebola

Thu, 2014-07-10 12:02

Health officials are trying to convince families to bring the ill to health centers and to change the way their bury their dead to rein in the disease, which has killed hundreds across the region.

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Eileen Ford, Creator Of The Supermodel, Dies At 92

Thu, 2014-07-10 11:14

As co-founder of the Ford modeling agency, she was instrumental in promoting such superstars as Lauren Hutton and Christie Brinkley.

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Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

Thu, 2014-07-10 11:10

People in heterosexual relationships are about 20 times less likely to pass HIV to their partners than homosexual men. Now scientists have found a clue to why this disparity exists.

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Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

Thu, 2014-07-10 11:10

People in heterosexual relationships are about 20 times less likely to pass HIV to their partners than homosexual men. Now scientists have found a clue to why this disparity exists.

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No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department Says

Thu, 2014-07-10 10:59

The decision brings a muted end to a power struggle that had undermined relations between the intelligence community and the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Philadelphia Judge Denies Former Nazi Guard Bail

Thu, 2014-07-10 10:31

Johann "Hans" Breyer, 89, is awaiting extradition to Germany. His defense lawyers argued he is in poor health. A hearing to extradite him to Germany is scheduled for Aug. 21.

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He Never Really Liked Soccer Until He Made A Movie About It

Thu, 2014-07-10 10:23

Juan Rendon was not a fan. Then he co-directed This Is Not a Ball, a documentary that took him to the slums of Brazil and to an amputee league in Sierra Leone.

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Dress Codes Are Open To Interpretation — And A Lot Of Contention

Thu, 2014-07-10 10:17

Recent incidents of customers being denied access to nightspots in Minneapolis and Austin have sparked conversation anew about the meaning and intent behind dress codes.

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Why We Published A Photo Of A 16-Year-Old In A Diaper

Thu, 2014-07-10 09:44

Readers responded strongly to our series about caregiving, especially one photo of a father caring for his son with cerebral palsy. Some said it was demeaning. Others said it revealed great love.

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Jeans 'Designed' By Lions And Tigers To Benefit Japanese Zoo

Thu, 2014-07-10 09:43

Three pairs of jeans "distressed" by lions and tigers are up on the block at an online auction to benefit the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City.

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Wham! McIlroy Tees Off, Reaches Green On 436-Yard Hole

Thu, 2014-07-10 09:43

On the first day of the Scottish Open, Rory McIlroy sets a course record at Royal Aberdeen, with the help of an epic drive.

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Ebola 101: The Facts Behind A Frightening Virus

Thu, 2014-07-10 09:22

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest and deadliest on record. But many may not understand how the virus works, how painful the symptoms are, and why some victims are able to recover.

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Samsung Faces Allegation That A Chinese Supplier Used Child Labor

Thu, 2014-07-10 09:10

But the South Korean electronics company's own recent report on conditions at about 100 Chinese suppliers' factories found no child labor, though it did find other violations.

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Twitter Turns World Cup Into A 'Global Sports Bar'

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:39

The Brazil vs. Germany World Cup semifinal created more activity on Twitter than any other sporting event had. Host Michel Martin learns about how social media has changed the tournament experience.

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Nigeria Schoolgirls Still Missing, President Seems Detached

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:39

More than 60 women and girls escaped Islamic extremists in northern Nigeria this week. Host Michel Martin catches up on the latest news from the country with the BBC's Tomi Oladipo.

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In Central America, Attempts To Cross U.S. Border Like 'Feeding Frenzy'

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:39

Thousands of Central American children are crossing the border and ending up in detention facilities. Host Michel Martin learns more about why so many children are fleeing Central America.

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A Snapshot Of Indonesia: The Country Behind The Election

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:29

In the wake of the highly contested presidential election in Indonesia, we look at the country's health and development profile.

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Number Of Registered Democrats In W.Va. Drops To Historic Low

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:27

Republicans still trail by a wide margin in party registration, but the percentage of Democrats in West Virginia is lower than 50 percent for the first time in more than 80 years.

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