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A Liberian Doctor Comes Up With His Own Ebola Regimen

Friday, October 10, 2014

At a government-run hospital in Liberia, Dr. Gabriel Logan is doing everything he can to save Ebola patients. That includes experimenting with an HIV drug as treatment.
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Answering Your Questions About Ebola Treatments And Vaccines

Friday, October 10, 2014

We answer listeners' questions about treatments and possible vaccines for Ebola.
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In 'Theme Music,' Amateurs Collaborate From Afar

Friday, October 10, 2014

Melissa Block talks to Matt Brown, creator of "Theme Music." Each week he selects a theme and musicians across the country virtually collaborate to record a cover song on that theme.
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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Share Connection In Advocating For Children

Friday, October 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
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Week In Politics: Midterm Election Preview

Friday, October 10, 2014

As midterm elections near, Melissa Block talks messaging, themes and money in politics with regular commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times.
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Minnesota's Liberian Immigrants Fear Stigma From Ebola

Friday, October 10, 2014

The community is reeling from the deaths of loved ones back home and local leaders are driving home the message: don't go home to grieve, stay here, protect yourselves.
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El Teatro Campesino's Mission Remains As Its Stages Grow

Friday, October 10, 2014

The California theater company was born on the picket lines of the United Farm Workers Movement; its mission is to dramatize the struggles of everyday people and bring the stories to a wider audience.
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Landon Donovan Will Leave Indelible Mark On American Soccer

Friday, October 10, 2014

Landon Donovan will play his last game with the U.S. men's soccer league on Friday. He is the all-time leader for assists and goals in Major League Soccer.
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Let's Hear That One More Time, In Icelandic

Friday, October 10, 2014

Singer-songwriter Ásgeir shattered records in his native Iceland with his first album. This year he re-released it in English — but he says the originals have had an uncanny staying power.
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Courts Strike Down Voter ID Laws In Texas, Wisconsin

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Supreme Court blocked a measure in Wisconsin requiring voters to show photo identification before casting ballots and a federal judge in Texas ruled that state's ID law was discriminatory.
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U.S. Gas Prices Continue To Slide Downward

Friday, October 10, 2014

On Friday, the price for benchmark crude oil in the U.S. fell below $85 a barrel. Oil production is outstripping demand by a wide margin and analysts say that situation may continue for a while.
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AIG Lawsuit Presents Different Versions Of 2008 Bailout

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ben Bernanke, Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner were in court this week defending the actions they took six years ago when they set the terms for the government's bailout of insurance giant AIG.
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U.N. Envoy To Syria Pleads For Action To Save Kobani

Friday, October 10, 2014

The town, which ISIS is fighting to take over, is mostly deserted, with only a few hundred elderly or immobile people remaining.
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In Collecting And Cremating Ebola Victims, A Grim Public Service

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Robert Siegel talks to Stephen Rowden, a volunteer with Doctors Without Borders who was in Liberia. For a month, Rowden was in charge of removing and cremating the bodies of Ebola victims.
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Millennials Are Blue Now, But Party Allegiance Could Be Up For Grabs

Thursday, October 09, 2014

They're not the Obama-adoring college students of 2008 anymore. They're the generation hard-hit by the economy.
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Three Forlorn Presidents Bring Ebola Wish List To The World Bank

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The leaders of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone pleaded for help at the annual World Bank-IMF meeting: "This slower-than-the-virus response needs to change."
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Secret Service Missteps Revive Questions About Prostitution Scandal

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The spotlight on the Secret Service after recent security breaches has spilled over to the White House staff, and it's renewed old questions about a 2012 Colombian prostitution scandal.
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Where Is North Korea's Leader?

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen in public in five weeks. Melissa Block talks to Stephen Bosworth, a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.
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Berlin Wears The Scars Of Its Past All Over

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Peter Schneider, author of the new book, "Berlin Now," tells Robert Siegel it will take another generation to unify in spirit what was divided by east and west for so long.
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Kobani Kurdish Leader Appeals To Western Governments For Help

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Robert Siegel talks to Saleh Muslim, co-chair of the Democratic Union Party, the biggest Kurdish opposition party in Syria. He's working to keep his home town Kobani from being overrun by ISIS.
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