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Islamic State Poised To Capture Syrian Border Town, Turkey Warns

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Militants with the self-described Islamic State raised their group's black flag over the eastern gate in Kobani on Monday.

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CDC's Chief: Details This Week On Ebola Airport Screening

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Tom Frieden tells NPR's All Things Considered that he's confident new measures to screen airport passengers for the deadly disease will be announced this week.

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3 Scientists Win Nobel In Physics For Development Of Blue LED

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

American Shuji Nakamura, and Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan, will share the prize for co-developing a blue light-emitting diode that triggered a revolution in lighting technology.

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Why Ebola Patients Are Getting Treatment In Nebraska

Monday, October 06, 2014

The Nebraska Medical Center is the largest of four high-level biocontainment patient care units in the U.S.

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Executive Who Spearheaded NPR's Digital Strategy To Leave Network

Monday, October 06, 2014

Kinsey Wilson "is widely credited with positioning NPR as a leader in the digital space," according to NPR's CEO.

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Australia Resumes Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Monday, October 06, 2014

Six months after the Boeing 777 disappeared without a trace, searchers are hoping something can still be found on the seabed.

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Hong Kong Protest Sites Quieter After Weekend Of Arrests

Monday, October 06, 2014

Student activists are again discussing talks with the government, but the two sides can't agree on the details.

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U.S. Journalist With Ebola Flown To Nebraska For Treatment

Monday, October 06, 2014

Ashoka Mukpo was brought to the U.S. after contracting the disease in Liberia. Another Ebola patient, in Dallas, is said to be "fighting for his life."

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3 Win Nobel Prize In Medicine For Discovering Brain's 'Inner GPS'

Monday, October 06, 2014

The scientists, one working in Britain and a husband-and-wife team from Norway, will share the award for work that began in the 1970s and spanned decades.

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Dallas Health Officials Lower Ebola 'Contact Traces' To 50

Friday, October 03, 2014

A doctor at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas says the list of "contact traces" has been narrowed and that "will be followed on a daily basis" to check for symptoms.

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Canada Identifies Ship Found From 1846 Arctic Expedition

Friday, October 03, 2014

The announcement that a vessel from the doomed Franklin team had been found came last month, but now archaeologists say they've determined that it's the HMS Erebus.

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Unemployment Falls To 5.9 Percent, Lowest In 6 Years

Friday, October 03, 2014

The U.S. economy also added 248,000 jobs last month, according to Bureau of labor Statistics data that were stronger than expected.

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Kurds In Syria Warn Of Massacre If ISIS Seizes Border Town

Friday, October 03, 2014

Islamic State militants have stepped up attacks on Kobani, which lies along the Turkey-Syria border and has been encircled by the extremists for weeks.

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Hong Kong Protesters Call Off Talks After Mobs Attack Their Camps

Friday, October 03, 2014

In the territory's crowded Mong Kok district, a group of anti-Occupy Central demonstrators broke through police lines and tore up the pro-democracy activists' camp.

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Liberia, U.S. Hospital Both Say Ebola Patient Lied About Exposure

Thursday, October 02, 2014

African officials say they will prosecute Thomas Eric Duncan for failing to disclose at the airport his contact with an Ebola patient — a fact the hospital treating him said also was hidden from them.

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Ukraine Rebels Break Truce To Make Push For Donetsk Airport

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Kiev's forces and pro-Russia separatists have resumed fighting over the government-held airport.

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Officials: 100 'Potential Contacts' Linked To Dallas Ebola Patient

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Texas health officials say that "out of an abundance of caution, we're starting with this very wide net."

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U.N. Report Details Possible War Crimes By Islamic State Militants

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The High Commissioner for Human Rights says mass executions, forcing women and girls into sex slavery and the use of child soldiers may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Hong Kong Leader Says Government Will Meet With Demonstrators

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Leung Chun-ying told reporters that he appointed his deputy to meet with student activists to discuss "constitutional development," but he renewed warnings about occupying government buildings.

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Hospital Official: Ebola Patient's Travel Not Relayed To Doctors

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital learned that the man had flown to the U.S. from Liberia, but that information was not communicated to doctors making the diagnosis, the official says.

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