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Ebola Patient Being Treated At Nebraska Hospital Has Died

Dr. Martin Salia was flown to the United States over the weekend. He was working as a general surgeon at a hospital in Sierra Leone.
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Hunter Misses Deer, Hits Desk

Jay Campbell was hunting in upstate New York. On the first day of the season, he fired on a deer, broke a window instead and the bullet lodge in a desk. He faces criminal mischief charges.
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StoryCorps Founder David Isay Wins 2015 TED Prize

Each year TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, awards the prize to one exceptional individual. Since Isay launched StoryCorps in 2003, nearly 100,000 Americans have participated.
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Is Beauty In The Eye(Lid) Of The Beholder?

Half of people of Asian descent have double eyelids — folds above the lash line — and the other half don't. There's a controversial surgery some people get to give themselves that crease.
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Immigrants Wait To See How Obama Will Act On Immigration

President Obama is poised to approve some changes to the immigration enforcement system using an executive order. The specifics of that order are still being hashed out.
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Bill Cosby Remains Silent On Sexual Assault Allegations

Cosby is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985. Cosby, a guest on Weekend Edition Saturday, refused to answer questions about the allegations.
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Top Spenders On Capitol Hill Pay Billions, Receive Trillions

A new analysis by the Sunlight Foundation examines corporations that expend the most money in Washington on campaign contributions and lobbying. Defense contractors and finance giants lead the pack.
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To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and processors are taking responsibility, many consumers aren't. An EPA pilot program aims to change that.
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The Power Of Suggestion Could Trigger Asthma — Or Treat It

Strong odors can be a problem for people with asthma. Even anticipating smells like chemicals or heavy perfumes can lead to an asthma attack. Some scientists think this may lead to new treatments.
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Six Words: 'With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone, Thug'

With his brown skin and long dreadlocks, Marc Quarles stands out in his predominantly white neighborhood. He's particularly aware of that, he says, when his biracial children aren't with him.

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