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Chicago Doctor Among Those Killed In Afghan Hospital Attack

Dr. Jerry Umanos worked at the Lawndale Christian Health Center for more than 15 years before he and his wife moved to Afghanistan so that he could train doctors in the war-torn country.
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Northwestern Players To Vote On Historic Union Question

Football players at Northwestern University are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to unionize. The outcome of the vote won't be revealed until an appeal by the university is heard.
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Why Are Thousands Of Bees Dying In California?

Beekeepers in California have been urged to pull their hives from almond groves following huge die-offs — likely from pesticides and fungicides from the groves and neighboring fields.
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Alternatives Emerge To Affirmative Action

Opponents of affirmative action have often touted alternatives, like socio-economic based admissions, or targeted outreach. David Greene talks to University of Washington professor Mark Long.
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Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.
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The Jewish Kid From New Jersey Who Became A Radical Islamist

Yousef al-Khattab was born Jewish but became a Muslim and put extremist propaganda on the Web. On the eve of sentencing for terrorism charges, he tells NPR his actions were "stupid" and "wrong."
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With Medical Debt Rising, Some Doctors Push For Payment Upfront

Rising deductibles and copayments have driven some patients to put off paying their bills. So doctors, who have payrolls to meet, too, are getting much more aggressive about collecting their fees.
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Got My Goat? Vermont Farms Put Fresh Meat On Refugee Tables

Americans don't eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise it for refugees and immigrants, and hope to mainstream it.
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Confusion, Cost Lead Some Californians To Go Uninsured

The deadline to enroll in Obamacare plans has passed, and many people didn't buy health insurance. Many will have to pay a penalty. Their reasons for opting out vary.
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After A Shocking Loss, Finding Healing By Teaching Others

When Ayodeji Ogunniyi was a pre-med student, his father was killed by three young men — and his life changed course. (This StoryCorps interview first aired Oct. 30, 2011 on Weekend Edition Saturday.)

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