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  • How Worried Do You Need To Be About Ebola?

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    One epidemiologist says it's quite likely that someone with Ebola will arrive in the U.S., but he think the panic level should only be "at a 1 or a 2." Here's what you need to know.

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  • It's Not OK Cupid: Co-Founder Defends User Experiments

    The Takeaway

    The online matchmaking service this week revealed that it had manipulated the information users received about potential matches. Co-founder Christian Rudder says this sort of testing is necessary to deliver a better product - and pair more compatible profiles.

  • Can the West Curb Russia's Bad Behavior?

    The Takeaway

    Even though the pressure is mounting from both Europe and the United States, it's possible sanctions may not go far enough. What’s taken the U.S. and E.U. so long to reach consensus on sanctions? And how is this changing the relationship between Western Europe and Russia?

  • Disabled New Yorkers Sue for Safer Streets

    New York City is being sued for violating the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, which celebrated its 24th anniversary last week. Advocates argue too many city sidewalks lack proper curb cuts and are not accessible to people with disabilities.

  • After War's Deadliest Day, Israel Hits Another U.N. School In Gaza

    A U.N. spokesman said Israeli tank shells hit the school Wednesday, killing 15 Palestinians and wounding 90. The agency is housing scores of people displaced by the fighting in schools across Gaza.

  • Port Authority Pays $300K Bridgegate Legal Bill

    Your tolls at work:  It’s cost $301,003 so far for top legal talent to represent Port Authority of New York and New Jersey staffers involved in the Bridgegate scandal.

ARTS & CULTURE

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  • I Love You, But There's This Money Thing...

    We like to think of our romantic lives as pure and unbothered by cold hard business. But that stuff — the prenup-signing, healthcare-paying, joint checking account-opening side of relationships — is still a big deal that a lot of us worry about, and here's evidence. We asked for your stories, and you sent us some doozies.

  • How Lucy Beat Hercules and Hollywood

    Studio 360

    Scarlett Johansson took a bunch of drugs, started using more of her brain, and beat up The Rock at the box office this weekend. 

  • Your Office Chair is Killing You

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Sitting all day is really, really bad for you. Really bad. James A Levine, inventor of the treadmill desk, talks about the ways you can start to break the sitting habit. To start with: stand up every hour, on the hour.

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  • Better Composing Through Architecture

    Meet the Composer

    Andrew Norman has followed a winding artistic path that nearly landed him in the architecture world. Lucky for us, he kept writing music. Tune in Tuesday at 7 pm on Q2 Music to find out why.

Technology & Media

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  • Knowing Your N@ighbor, Hacking Your Kids

    New Tech City

    It’s not always so easy to make friends with your neighbors. Can technology help? 

  • The Truth Behind the Israeli Kidnapped Teens Story

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    After it has come to light that the boys were kidnapped by a splinter group not formally affiliated with Hamas, one reporter explains how the evolving story is affecting the off-and-on negotiations for a ceasefire in Gaza.

  • What Happens When a School District Gives Teens Laptops

    School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they've decided it was a terrible idea.

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  • Ace Of Base Totally Bums Out These Little Kids

    Soundcheck

    Soundcheck returns to New York's Little Red School House to see what a trio of precocious grade schoolers think about one of the most ubiquitous songs of the early '90s, Ace Of Base's "The Sign."

  • First Aid Kit: Two Sisters Create Wistful Folk

    Soundcheck

    The two sisters who make up First Aid Kit create wistful folk on their new record Stay Gold. Hear them talk about the record with Death, Sex & Money host Anna Sale, and perform live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Juana Molina, Live In The Greene Space

    Soundcheck

    Watch experimental Argentinian singer-songwriter perform on a special Soundcheck and Latino USA showcase, recorded live from WNYC's Greene Space.

  • A Karaoke-Soaked Memoir: Rob Sheffield's 'Turn Around Bright Eyes'

    Soundcheck

    Karaoke and the idea of becoming whole again are at the heart of Rolling Stone writer Rob Sheffield’s newest memoir, Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke.

  • John Luther Adams: Bad Decisions and Finding Home

    Meet the Composer

    Composer and 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner John Luther Adams is the first subject in Q2 Music's new Meet the Composer podcast. Host Nadia Sirota explores how Adams's move to Alaska led to his current popularity.

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