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Atlantic City Falls From Glittering Resort To Bargain Basement

With four casinos shuttered, a fifth on the brink and 7,000 jobs lost, the once-glittery Atlantic City ponders a path to the future.
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Q&A: Plumbing The Mysteries Of The Teenage Brain

In Age of Opportunity, psychologist Larry Steinberg applies neuroscience to risk-taking, peer influence, the boredom of high school and other adolescent conundrums.
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Author: Secret Service Culture Is 'Rotten'

A series of embarrassing and potentially catastrophic missteps has people wondering how to fix the Secret Service. Author Ronald Kessler speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about how it can regain trust.
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Why Ebola Is Not A Threat To The U.S.

Ebola has come to the United States. NPR's Scott Simon talks to physician and infectious disease specialist Kent Sepkowitz about the CDC's handling of Ebola, and why Americans are in little danger.
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CDC Says 10 At Serious Risk Of Ebola After Dallas Case

The first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus while in the U.S. is being treated in Dallas. Correspondent Wade Goodwyn tells NPR's Scott Simon how the Dallas community is reacting.
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Secret Service's Hollywood Allure Fueled By Its Secrecy

Before Secret Service agents found themselves the butt of late-night TV jokes, they were more used to being portrayed in big-budget Hollywood movies. We look at the service through Hollywood's lens.
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Art Project Opens Long-Closed Ellis Island Hospital

The dilapidated hospital on Ellis Island has been shuttered since 1954. But now it's opening to the public. The occasion? An art exhibition. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the head of Save Ellis Island.
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A Montana Doctor Is Humbled By A Month Of Treating Ebola Patients

George Risi spent a month in Sierra Leone. The infectious disease specialist cared for more than 300 patients. About 100 died. Nothing could have prepared him for the experience.
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Judge Orders Release Of Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos

In her opinion, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler said it "strains credulity to conclude that the release of these videos has a substantial probability of causing the harm the government predicts."
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What We Know About The American Being Held By The Islamic State

Peter Kassig was an Iraq War veteran who went to Syria to volunteer at hospitals. In a profile aired by CNN in 2012, Kassig said he's an idealist who believes in hopeless causes.

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