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Religion And Healthcare In Africa; An Ethical Dilemma

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Each year, thousands of American Christians travel to developing countries to tend to the poor and the sick. In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s estimated that 40 to 70 percent of health services are provided by religious organizations. Yet the pairing of religion and health care makes some in the West uncomfortable. They question the ethics of offering healthcare, and the Gospel, to a vulnerable population that may have no other option for health services. But as Jordana Gustafson reports, many in Kenya feel differently.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.


Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


California Approves A Sweeping Digital Privacy Law

The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over clients' metadata or digital communications to the government.

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