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Ukraine and Russia on the Brink

Cross-border tensions over the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine have reached a boiling point as violent attacks and evidence of expanding Russian intervention have claimed lives -- and international goodwill -- in recent weeks. With both sides engaged in a shadowy war of threats and attacks, reports from the ground show new evidence of Russian troops and equipment entering Ukrainian territory. With sanctions already on the books against Russia, the international community meets today in Brussels to contemplate its next move. Kojo explores the increasingly dangerous standoff between Russia and Ukraine.

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Oliver Sacks, Renowned Neurologist And Author, Dies At 82

His book Awakenings, about reviving patients from a catatonic state was turned into a 1990 film. He also wrote more than a dozen other books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
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Correction: Italians And Celiac Disease

A correction to our story about gluten-free options in Italy, the land of pizza and pasta. Italian children are not routinely tested for celiac disease, as we incorrectly reported.
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Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.
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Uber Hires Hackers To Secure Driverless Cars

NPR's Rachel Martin reports that the ride-sharing service Uber is hiring experts to protect driverless cars from being hacked.

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