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As Ebola Leaves Liberia, Measles Make A Forceful Comeback

Fri, 2015-05-08 12:30

Ebola put the country's immunization program on pause. Now officials are launching a nationwide vaccination campaign to stop the largest measles outbreak the country has seen in years.

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Oil Companies Look To Fill Employment Gap With More Women

Fri, 2015-05-08 12:30

Less than 20 percent of oil-sector workers are women. That's a problem for an industry that needs legions of new workers to replace retirees. So firms are looking to draw more women into the field.

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Ore Price Collapse Hits Minnesota's 'Iron Range'

Fri, 2015-05-08 12:30

Prices are about one-fourth what they were in 2011. A drop in global demand, especially in China, has triggered layoffs in northern Minnesota's mines and the effects are being felt around the region.

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Justice Dept. Hopes Police Investigation Will Create A 'Stronger' Baltimore

Fri, 2015-05-08 12:15

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that an investigation into the city's police department will focus on allegations of excessive force, unlawful searches and discriminatory policing.

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For Chinese Tourists Behaving Badly, A Government Blacklist

Fri, 2015-05-08 12:15

The Chinese have earned a reputation as some of the world's rudest travelers. Now, the government has enacted new rules that include a list of the worst offenders.

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ABC Brings Muppets Back To Prime Time As News Emerges About Fall Shows

Fri, 2015-05-08 11:53

TV networks officially reveal fall schedules next week, but word has already spread on some new shows and cancellations. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says early trends include more diversity, big names.

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We're In The Age Of Noah And Emma: Most Popular Baby Names Of 2014

Fri, 2015-05-08 11:40

New arrivals in the top 10 include James and Charlotte, the Social Security Administration says.

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Snowden: Ruling Against NSA 'Extraordinarily Encouraging'

Fri, 2015-05-08 11:39

The whistleblower, speaking from Russia, said the importance of the ruling against the U.S. surveillance program he helped uncover "can't be overstated."

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At Russia's Huge WWII Remembrance, An Absence Of Western Leaders

Fri, 2015-05-08 11:34

A decade ago, President George W. Bush was among the Western leaders who visited Moscow for the occasion. Today, the event highlights the friction between Russia and the West.

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Would More Trade Help The Job Market Run Faster Or Trip It Up?

Fri, 2015-05-08 11:33

Friday's jobs report showed tepid wage growth in April. Hours after its release, President Obama gave a speech arguing that a new trade deal would strengthen the labor market. Opponents disagree.

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Would Lower Shoe Tariffs Actually Encourage American Jobs?

Fri, 2015-05-08 10:52

Nike says lower tariffs in a proposed Asia-Pacific trade deal would allow it to support thousands of domestic jobs. But the potential relief is a fraction of current footwear tariffs.

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