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Teen Voters Could Sway Outcome Of Scotland's Independence Vote

Voters go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether to remain part of the United Kingdom. For the first time in U.K. history, 16 and 17 year olds are being allowed to take part in the referendum.
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Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has 'Rare ... Difficult' Cancer

The mayor, who made international news after he admitted to smoking crack, dropped out of the mayoral race last week. Ford's doctor said he was "optimistic."
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Here's What Tomorrow's U.K. Newspapers Are Saying About Scotland's Vote

Scotland votes Thursday on whether to become an independent country. The polls show the two sides are neck and neck. British newspapers, as expected, are leading with the story.
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Transcript: Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif's Full NPR Interview

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about the U.S. approach to combating extremist groups in Iraq and Syria, and the talks on Iran's nuclear weapons program.
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House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

Even though it was backed by both party leaders, the vote split politicians within their own ranks. The final tally on the narrow military measure was 273 to 156.
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The Insights Of An Ebola Doctor Who Became A Patient

Dr. Kent Brantly, an American Ebola survivor, tells NPR what it was like to suffer from the deadly and "humiliating" disease.
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On Scotland's Referendum, Poor Lean Toward Indpendence

London-based pollster Martin Boon tells Robert Siegel that in Scotland's upcoming referendum, the poor regions of cities are leaning toward independence while the elite are in favor of maintaining ties to England.
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MacArthur Grantee Recognized For Advocacy Of Domestic Workers

Among the scientists, artists and academics awarded this year's MacArthur grants is labor organizer Ai-jen Poo. Poo was recognized for her advocacy of domestic workers: housekeepers, nannies and other caregivers who are often underpaid and not protected by labor law. Robert Siegel talks with her about her work.
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Iran Foreign Minister: Any Deal With Iran Better Than Nothing

Robert Siegel talks with Steve Inskeep about the Morning Edition host's recent interview with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif said Iran is "ready" to make a deal with the U.S. about its nuclear program, and that "any deal with Iran would be better than nothing."
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Obama Renews Pledge To Keep Combat Forces Out Of Iraq, Syria

President Obama's remarks came as Congress votes to approve more military trainers in the region to aide the fight against the group that calls itself the Islamic State.

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