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Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:53

Haiti's once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change. Locals who still rely on coffee for their livelihood must learn to grow it in changing climes.

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Sandwich Monday: The Primanti Bros. Pitts-burger

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:41

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros. of Pittsburgh.

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Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing Trial

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:35

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial is scheduled to start in January. Out of those 1,000 jurors, 100 of them will be questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys.

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Eye Phone? Your Next Eye Exam Might Be Done With Your Phone

Mon, 2014-10-20 10:46

Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.

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The Artificial Boundary That Divides Iraq

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:59

A checkpoint near Kirkuk marks the line between Kurdish-controlled territory and the world of Islamic State extremists. Some 5,000 civilians stream across daily, lives and families divided.

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Plane Of Good Samaritans: Why Fly To (And From) West Africa

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:03

On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.

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Nepal Ends Rescue Efforts After Deadly Avalanches In Himalayas

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:40

Locals and international tourists are among at least 39 people known to have died in blizzards and avalanches throughout the foothills of Nepal's Himalayan mountain range last week.

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Indiana Officials Say Man Has Led Them To Multiple Bodies

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:37

Suspect Darren Vann confessed to one murder, with which he has been charged, and subsequently led police to six other corpses in northwestern Indiana, authorities say.

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Sweden's Sub Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:14

Stockholm has a grainy photo of what it says shows "foreign underwater activity" in an incident eerily similar to the grounding of a Soviet submarine in the same waters in 1981.

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In The Big Easy, Food Vendors Create A Little Honduras

Mon, 2014-10-20 06:53

Thanks to a quirk of history, New Orleans has long had a Honduran population, but it exploded post-Katrina. Nearly a decade later, Hondurans have created a vibrant, if underground, culinary community.

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Hong Kong Leader Blames 'External Forces' For Joining Protests

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:21

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who student activists have demanded step down, says "different countries in different parts of the world" are helping stoke unrest in the Chinese territory.

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Latest Developments In The Ebola Story

Mon, 2014-10-20 04:14

The family of the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease ends a 21-day observation period with no symptoms. Meanwhile, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola-free.

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Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani

Mon, 2014-10-20 03:03

The remarks by the country's foreign minister could signal a shift in Ankara's largely neutral stance on the conflict at its doorstep.

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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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