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Gunman Kills Soldier Outside Canada's Parliament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Canada's Parliament building went on lockdown Wednesday after a gunman killed a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Robert Siegel speaks to CBC reporter James Cudmore.
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Want Your Absentee Vote To Count? Don't Make These Mistakes

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

About 1 in 5 voters now mails in his ballot. But many ballots are rejected because they arrive late, the voter forgets to sign the form or the signature does not match the one on record.
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Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported Attack In China

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A group says the Chinese government backed an attack against users of Apple's iCloud service. Experts worry attacks that target weaknesses in the transfer of data on the cloud will become more common.
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Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Busy Babymaker

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Two controversial cases have put a spotlight on surrogacy in Thailand. Now the government is drafting new laws to stop abuse.
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Bigger Than A T. Rex, With A Duck's Bill, Huge Arms And A Hump

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Scientists first figured the claw-tipped, giant arm bones found in 1965 belonged to an ostrichlike dinosaur. But its recently recovered skull looks more like a dino designed by a committee โ€” of kids.
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Glow-In-The-Dark Treats To Light Up Your Halloween

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Two entrepreneurs have developed new tricks to make food that's literally illuminating, using ingredients that are as natural and unprocessed as possible. It's just basic food chemistry, folks.
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High In The Andes, Bolivia's Gondolas In The Sky Ease Congestion

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

One of Latin America's poorest countries is building the world's longest urban cable car system. The aim is to transform the lives of commuters who battle chronic traffic problems.
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'Post' Editor Bradlee Helped Define Modern American Journalism

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As executive editor, Ben Bradlee led The Washington Post to national acclaim. He was best known as a champion of ambitious reporters and stylish writers, goading them to new heights. He died Tuesday.
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On Vacation, See You Soon

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Just a brief administrative note to say we'll be back soon.
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Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.
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In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair.
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North Korea Allows Detained American To Leave

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

An American held by North Korea since June was freed on Tuesday. The U.S. State Department confirmed that Jeffrey Fowle was released following negotiations.
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For Healthy Liberians, Life Continues โ€” With Some Adjustments

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The million-plus healthy residents of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, are doing their best to maintain their lives in a city where Ebola has killed more than 1,300.
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Model Remembers Oscar De La Renta As An 'Extraordinary Gentleman'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died at the age of 82 on Monday. Audie Cornish talks to one of the women who modeled his clothing, Bethann Hardison.
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Partisan Divide Over Voting Rights Has Intensified In Obama Era

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Since his early days in politics, President Obama has championed the cause of expanding access to the ballot box. But that cause is facing growing resistance, in the guise of preventing "voter fraud."
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In Silicon Valley, Paying For Access To Peace Of Mind

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The San Francisco area is the home to the high-tech sector and has a history of embracing Eastern spirituality. Now the two meet in the yoga and meditation classes popular with the local tech workers.
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World Series A Matchup Of Two Post-Season Upstarts

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Game one of the World Series begins tonight between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. Relief pitching and scrappy play by both teams are expected to make the series close.
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Listeners Share Their Own 'Letters Of Note'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read stories about the memorable letters listeners have stored and savored over the years. The call-out was inspired by last week's series on "Letters of Note."
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Amazon Deal With Simon & Schuster Raises Questions For Other Publishers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Amazon has received a fair amount of bad press lately over its long-running dispute with the Hachette publishing house. So Monday's announcement of a deal with Simon & Schuster took some industry watchers by surprise.
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Duke Energy CEO: 'I Don't Think Of Myself As A Powerful Woman'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Female executives are a rarity in the energy industry. But Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, took the helm of the utility giant just as it was grappling with some very public challenges.
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