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October 24, 2014 | NPR · When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · Audie Cornish talks with Reuters reporter Bate Felix, about reports that more young women and girls have been abducted in northeastern Nigeria.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · The UK is straining against a range of European Union rules, with immigration at the top of the list. It’s likely to be a major issue going into next year’s election in Britain and could reshape the future of Europe, as Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a vote on whether to keep the UK in the union.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · The so-called Islamic State is raking in millions selling oil to smugglers. The U.S. is working to undermine the militant group’s finances by interrupting oil sales and punishing companies that purchase crude from them.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · New York has no time for fear-mongering and wild speculation about the spread of disease through their city. They’re too busy crafting the perfect “Ebowla” joke for Twitter.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Like most people in Monrovia, our correspondent is constantly washing her hands with chlorinated water. But her booted feet are drawing strange looks.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · A vast plain near Syria is no stranger to military carnage. But a place known as “Potbelly Hill” holds ruins built in ancient times, possibly for ritual purposes, long before organized religion.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · A day after Nigeria’s announcement last week that a truce had been signed and the release of more than 200 girls secured, 25 more were said to have been kidnapped by extremists.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Geneticist Spencer Wells tells the story of early humans, and our eventual migration from Africa.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Geneticist Spencer Wells describes how he uses DNA samples to trace our individual origins going back 2,000 generations.
 

 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it’s like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.
 

Arts & Life

October 24, 2014 | NPR · The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it’s like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · In her memoir, The Woman I Wanted to Be, Diane von Furstenberg says she owes her success to her mother, a strong, strict Holocaust survivor who called Diane her “torch of freedom.”
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews Listen Up Philip and Force Majeure — two movies, he says, with compelling lead men who are impossible to empathize with.
 

Music

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Join host Fiona Ritchie as she showcases new music from established artists and emerging talent.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Brown was one of the pioneers of R&B. In a 1993 session, she sang to host Marian McPartland’s accompaniment in “Skylark” and “Fine And Mellow.”
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a selection of handpicked fills from Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss. Hear the drum fill (or intro) and match it to the song.
 

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