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Police And Protesters Clash Over Curfew In Ferguson

Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Ferguson on Saturday and enforced a five-hour curfew. The night ended with tear gas and arrests of some protesters.

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'Times' Reporter In Iraq Recovering After Helicopter Crash

Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

New York Times journalist Alissa Rubin was injured in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq last week. NPR's Linda Wertheimer has an update on her recovery.

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Power: Leaders In South Sudan Disengaged Despite Crisis

Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power about her recent trip to South Sudan.

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Why This Ebola Outbreak Is Different Than Earlier Versions

Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

In 1976, Dr. David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine helped curb the first Ebola outbreak in what was then Zaire. He speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer.

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Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Yazidis In Northern Iraq

Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.

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Another Front In Mideast Conflict: Fishing Rights In The Mediterranean

Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

Israel forbids Gazan boats from going more than a few miles from shore, where the fish are few and small. Israel says the blockade is for security; Palestinians say it's illegal.

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When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:29

Patients are more satisfied with their care when doctors share their medical notes. But letting patients see what doctors put in medical records has long been taboo. That's starting to change.

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When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:29

Patients are more satisfied with their care when doctors share their medical notes. But letting patients see what doctors put in medical records has long been taboo. That's starting to change.

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Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

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Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

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The Machine That Tried To Scan The Brain — In 1882

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:24

The inspiration for modern MRI brain scanners was built before World War I began, the Titanic sank, and humans took flight. Now neuroscientists are trying to give its inventor his due credit.

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Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:22

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.

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Protesters And Police Clash In Ferguson, Mo.

Sat, 2014-08-16 22:42

One person was shot and seven arrested as police used smoke and tear gas to impose a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen was fatally shot last week by a white police officer.

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Sen. McCaskill On Ferguson: 'We're Going To Get All The Facts'

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:12

Tess Vigeland speaks with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill about the week of violence and tension in Ferguson, discussing the way forward for the community.

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In Work Of Ferguson Photographer, Snapshots Of Chaos

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:09

Scott Olson, a photojournalist with Getty Images, has captured some of the striking images of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Perry Pushes Back Against Allegations He Overstepped His Authority

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:07

Tess Vigeland talks to Ben Philpott of member station KUT about the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abuse of power. The governor spoke for the first time since the charges, saying he acted within his power.

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To Combat Looting In Ferguson, Mo. Governor Institutes Curfew

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:07

A week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, the situation in Ferguson, Mo., remains tense. Protesters took to the streets again overnight, and there were reports of looting.

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Mo. Governor Orders State Of Emergency, Curfew In Ferguson

Sat, 2014-08-16 12:24

He said he took the step to curb violence following last week's shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Most protesters went home before the deadline, but a few hundred remain in the street.

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Code Switch Roundup: On Race, Policing And Ferguson

Sat, 2014-08-16 11:26

After the shooting death of an unarmed teen, the town of Ferguson, Mo., has become the focus of national debates about race and the militarization of local police departments.

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Gov. Perry: Indictment 'Amounts To Nothing'

Sat, 2014-08-16 11:15

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the felony abuse-of-power charges are politically motivated, calling it a "farce of a prosecution."

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