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Will Apple's Mobile Wallet Replace Your Leather Wallet?

Mon, 2014-10-20 02:23

Many have tried and failed with this kind of payment option before. But Apple's launch is bigger, with more financial institutions' support, and consumers may be more security-conscious.

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The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success

Mon, 2014-10-20 00:23

Just as women were entering the corporate workplace in big numbers, the shapeless power suit emerged. Over time, the "power look" changed. How do women project power in the modern office?

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Ebola In Church: A Reverend's Quarantine Spreads The Word

Mon, 2014-10-20 00:23

There's one place in Monrovia where people continue to gather together despite the threat of Ebola: Sunday church service. One reverend knows firsthand how the smallest mistake can be deadly.

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Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises

Mon, 2014-10-20 00:23

Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.

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Halting Schizophrenia Before It Starts

Mon, 2014-10-20 00:23

Schizophrenia typically starts in the late teens or early 20s. But if you could stop that first psychotic break, could you stop the mental illness in its tracks? Some doctors think so.

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U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani

Sun, 2014-10-19 22:38

In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.

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The Boston Herald's Missed 'Cartoongate' Lessons

Sun, 2014-10-19 13:24

The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?

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Ebola In Church: A Reverend's Quarantine Spreads The Word

Sun, 2014-10-19 10:34

There's one place in Monrovia where people continue to gather together despite the threat of Ebola: Sunday church service. One reverend knows firsthand how the smallest mistake can be deadly.

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Pentagon Preps Ebola Medical Response Team

Sun, 2014-10-19 10:04

The 30-person team is designed to be deployed nationally in case anyone else in the country is diagnosed with Ebola. The team would provide medical assistance to hospitals.

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One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In Kenya

Sun, 2014-10-19 08:18

Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was the first to be born in captivity and only one of two breeding males known to exist.

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As Their Wells Run Dry, California Residents Blame Thirsty Farms

Sun, 2014-10-19 07:42

Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.

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An Urban Village Pops Up To Comfort Hong Kong Protesters

Sun, 2014-10-19 07:06

What began as a pro-democracy roadblock has grown into a combination street fair/art gallery, with an outdoor study hall, movie screenings, speeches and even a free library.

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Health Care Worker On Cruise Ship Tests Negative For Ebola

Sun, 2014-10-19 06:55

The news comes after the woman voluntarily quarantined herself aboard the ship and after Mexico declined to let the ship dock. The woman was allowed off the ship with the rest of the passengers.

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Texas Hospital: 'We Are Deeply Sorry' For Missing Ebola Diagnosis

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:57

In a letter published on Sunday, Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said it had made mistakes in the diagnosis of index patient Thomas Eric Duncan.

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Will Ebola Impact Midterm Elections?

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:43

Weekend Edition Sunday's new segment, "For the Record," kicks off with politics and Ebola. NPR's Rachel Martin asks NPR's Mara Liasson and Dallas columnist J. Floyd about the politics of the disease.

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California Farmers: We Are Getting 'Much Less Water'

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:43

Farmers say they aren't using up groundwater supplies, nor are they solely to blame for the water crisis. Almond grower Dan Errotabere talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the situation on his farm.

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DOD: Climate Change Is A Volatile Factor In International Security

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:43

The Department of Defense says climate change is an "immediate risk" to the nation. Adm. David Titley talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the military must respond.

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U.N. Ebola Chief: We Are Working 'At Full Speed'

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:43

After criticism of a poor response to the Ebola crisis, the United Nations is establishing a management hub in Ghana. The head of UNMEER says the agency is in a race against the disease.

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ISIS Threat Is 'Extremely Worrying' Says Counter-Insurgency Expert

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:43

A decade after the U.S. took control of Fallujah, America is at war again. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with former Lt. Col. John Nagl, whose counter-insurgency manual helped shape U.S. strategy in Iraq.

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After A Flurry Of Literary Awards, A Book On The 'Wonder' Of Words

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:03

It's literary awards season. The Nobel, the National Book Awards shortlists, and the Man Booker Prize were all recently announced. Author Jason Sheehan recommends some reading on all this reading.

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