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Health Care Worker Tests Negative For Ebola In NJ, Stays In Quarantine

1 hour 46 min ago

The woman was isolated Friday as she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa. She had no symptoms of the disease; she developed a fever and was taken to a nearby hospital.

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Ebola Vaccine Tester Feels A 'Real Satisfaction'

2 hours 32 min ago

Peter Hubbard is one of 20 volunteers in a human safety test of an experimental Ebola vaccine. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about why he signed up and how he has been feeling.

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Turkey Is A 'High-Maintenance Ally' In Fight With ISIS

2 hours 32 min ago

How strong is the U.S.-Turkey alliance against the Islamic State? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Francis Ricciardone.

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New Mandatory Quarantines May Drive Away Ebola Volunteers

2 hours 32 min ago

New York and New Jersey will require a 21-day quarantine for those who had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa. Some worry the rules could discourage health workers from volunteering.

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A Diary Of Deaths Reminds Doctor Of Life

2 hours 32 min ago

In everyday medical care, the practice of reflection is too often overlooked. Remembrance is what makes us human. Keeping tabs on who has died over the years keeps one doctor humble.

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Ballot Questions Draw Voters In 43 States

2 hours 32 min ago

Ballot measures cover a lot of ground this year — from minimum wage to school calendars to one involving doughnuts and bear hunting. NPR's Charlie Mahtesian takes NPR's Scott Simon through the list.

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Line Between Islamists And ISIS Blurs In Egypt

2 hours 32 min ago

Among more extreme Islamists, sympathies for the so-called Islamic State are growing — especially in Egypt, where some Islamists are being arrested and accused of terrorism by the police.

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Ebola Toll Continues Its Climb, With 10,000-Plus Sickened

3 hours 28 min ago

The U.N. health agency said Saturday that the number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola has risen to 10,141. Of those, 4,922 people have died.

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Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

4 hours 42 min ago

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.

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Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

4 hours 47 min ago

Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.

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Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series

October 24, 2014 - 7:51pm

Following two high-scoring games in Kansas City, Game 3 of the World Series turned into a bit more of a pitcher's duel as the Royals prevailed in San Francisco.

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No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall

October 24, 2014 - 2:58pm

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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New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact

October 24, 2014 - 2:51pm

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.

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For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

October 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

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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UPDATED: 2 Police Deputies Killed, Another Shot By Assailant In California

October 24, 2014 - 1:32pm

One bystander was also shot by. After an hours-long manhunt, police apprehended a 34-year-old suspect.

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Fighting The Stigma Of Ebola With Hugs

October 24, 2014 - 1:28pm

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.

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For Hospitals, Doing More On Ebola May Mean Less Elsewhere

October 24, 2014 - 1:20pm

The majority of hospitals are training their staff to care for Ebola patients, a survey finds. But infection control specialists say that can mean losing the capacity to handle more common infections.

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Police: Remains Found Near Charlottesville Are Those Of Hannah Graham

October 24, 2014 - 1:18pm

The search for the University of Virginia student spanned weeks. Police have charged a 32-year-old man with abduction.

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When You've Seen Subway Rats, Ebola Seems Like Nothin'

October 24, 2014 - 12:06pm

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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Shooting At Washington School Leaves 2 Dead, Including Gunman

October 24, 2014 - 11:45am

Television images showed students running out of the Marysville, Wash., high school with their hands up. A local hospital said it had received four victims; three of them are in critical condition.

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