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New Ebola Coordinator Says U.S. Response Will Be 'Combined' Effort

Friday, September 26, 2014

Rachel Martin talks with Ambassador Nancy Powell, appointed to lead the State Department's efforts to combat Ebola in West Africa.
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Obama Administration Eager To Find Holder's Successor

Friday, September 26, 2014

What does Eric Holder's departure as Attorney General mean for the Justice Department and the issues it contends with — from civil rights to terrorism?
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After Hurricane Sandy, N.J. Cities Rethink Proximity To The Water

Friday, September 26, 2014

Melissa Block talks to Monique Coleman of Woodbridge, N.J., about why her family is leaving their home. After three huge floods in three consecutive years, they've taken a buyout from the state.
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PIMCO's 'Bond King' Quits Amid Reports Of Erratic Behavior

Friday, September 26, 2014

Bill Gross built PIMCO into an investing powerhouse with more than $2 trillion dollars under its management. But there was trouble in the king's court in recent months.
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Bob Sheppard Led Jeter To The Plate One Last Time

Friday, September 26, 2014

When Derek Jeter took his final at bat last night in New York, he was following the voice of long-time Yankees announcer, Bob Sheppard, even though Sheppard died four years ago at the age of 99.
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Week In Politics: Eric Holder, ISIS Air Strikes, Climate Change Poll

Friday, September 26, 2014

E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's legacy, air strikes against ISIS and a new poll on climate change.
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Florida's Manatees: Big, Beloved And Bitterly Contested

Friday, September 26, 2014

In one coastal community, some residents are trying to get manatees off the endangered species list. But manatee advocates say the sea cows, threatened by ecotourism, need more protection, not less.
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National Security May Not Resonate At The Polls This Fall

Friday, September 26, 2014

With ISIS dominating headlines nearly every day, Republicans are hoping to play on long-held stereotypes that Democrats are weaker on national security. But voters may not take the bait.
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Cab Competition In San Francisco Benefits Riders

Friday, September 26, 2014

Taxi ridership has plummeted 60 percent in San Francisco due to competition from the ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft. Now taxis are fighting back with ride hailing apps of their own.
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Forest Service Under Fire For New Media Permit Rules

Friday, September 26, 2014

Earlier this month, it announced it would require permits for taking pictures or recording video on Forest Service land. After considerably outcry, the agency now says the rule is being misread.
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British Parliament Approves Airstrikes Against ISIS

Friday, September 26, 2014

The British Parliament voted Friday to join U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq. It's an important political marker for the Obama administration's efforts to build a worldwide alliance.
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Roger Goodell's Future In The NFL Remains Unclear

Friday, September 26, 2014

A week after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced he made mistakes, many questions remain about his future role in the league.
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As The Ebola Outbreak Worsens, A Book About Compassion

Friday, September 26, 2014

This week, the CDC predicted there could be tens of thousands of Ebola cases if the disease is not controlled soon. Author Alaya Dawn Johnson turns to a favorite novel for wisdom amid this epidemic.
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New Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons: 'It's Not A Job — It's Life'

Friday, September 26, 2014

The 35-year-old Latvian conductor brings a sincerity and enthusiasm to his position, marking the end of a three-year period of uncertainty for one of America's oldest and most respected ensembles.
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The Ebola Survivor Who Works In An Ebola Ward

Friday, September 26, 2014

When the 23-year-old Sierra Leonean tells patients to follow their doctors' orders and to keep fighting, they really listen.
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One Sculptor's Answer To WWI Wounds: Plaster, Copper And Paint

Thursday, September 25, 2014

World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries.
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Victories For LGBT, Civil Rights Among Holder's Legacy

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation on Thursday. He says he will step down as soon as the Senate confirms his successor.
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Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.
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Jeter The Hero: Yankee Shortstop Plays His Final Home Game Tonight

Thursday, September 25, 2014

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will play his last nine innings at Yankee Stadium tonight after 20 years with the team. A look back at his incredible career and the legacy he will leave behind.
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Moving On: Project Helps War Widows Recover

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Defense Department says the Iraq and Afghanistan wars produced 3,200 military widows and widowers. This support group aims to help heal and empower its participants.
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