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Debate: Does Income Inequality Impair The American Dream?

A sign of a robust economy that ultimately lifts all boats — or a force that prevents low- and middle-income people from advancing? Experts debate income inequality for Intelligence Squared U.S.
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Why The Ebola Evacuees Survived And What We Learned From Them

Ten of the 14 Ebola patients evacuated from West Africa have survived. We asked specialists: What made the difference?
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Maine To Enforce Quarantine For Nurse Who Worked In West Africa

Kaci Hickox, who was first placed in isolation in New Jersey after her return over the weekend from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, has refused to abide by a "voluntary" quarantine in the state.
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Russia Reportedly Suspected In Hack Of White House Network

The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort, and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.
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Patients Do Better After Surgery If They Do 'Prehab' First

Patients are often sent for rehabilitation after surgery. But starting those exercise and healthy eating programs before the surgery might help even more. It's not rehab, it's "prehab."
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Doctor Delivered Baby Who Grew Up To Be His Heart Surgeon

Forty-five years ago, a young obstetrician brought a baby boy into the world. Last month that baby — now a heart surgeon — gave the doctor who delivered him new life.
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World Series Moves To Game 7 After Royals Grab 10-0 Win

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 10-0 in Game 6 of the World Series, pushing the battle on to Wednesday for the final game. David Greene gets the news from NPR's Tom Goldman.
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Lava Spills Onto Private Property In Hawaii, Closing In On Homes

Lava has been flowing toward the small town of Pahoa on Hawaii's Big Island since June and is oozing closer to dozens of homes. Renee Montagne speaks to Hawaii Public Radio's Molly Solomon about the eruption and how prepared residents are.
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Emory Hospital Shares Lessons Learned On Ebola Care

The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.
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Red Cross 'Diverted Assets' During Storms' Aftermath To Focus On Image

An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.

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