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The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success

NPR Top Stories - October 20, 2014 - 12:23am

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

NPR Top Stories - October 20, 2014 - 12:23am

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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Halting Schizophrenia Before It Starts

NPR Top Stories - October 20, 2014 - 12:23am

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

NPR Top Stories - October 19, 2014 - 10:38pm

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 'Cartoon-gate' Lessons

NPR Top Stories - October 19, 2014 - 1:24pm

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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Pentagon Preps Ebola Medical Response Team

NPR Top Stories - October 19, 2014 - 10:04am

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

NPR Top Stories - October 19, 2014 - 8:18am

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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