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LeVar Burton Reads 'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep'

To any over-exhausted parents who suspect they're hallucinating, we assure you: former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton gave a reading of the 2011 bestseller this weekend.
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Christie Defends Quarantine And Jabs At CDC Over Ebola

Dr. Anthony Fauci, leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, disagrees, says the quarantine could hamper efforts to combat the deadly outbreak in West Africa.
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Lifted On Giant Inner Tubes, An Old Tree Moves In Michigan

A 250-year-old oak tree once stood in the way of the University of Michigan's new business school — until they moved it this weekend. It wasn't easy, though, and definitely not cheap.
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Fresh From Appalachia: Chinese Medicinal Herbs

As alternative medical treatments gain traction in the U.S. and the demand for Chinese herbs grows, farmers in Appalachia are responding.
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Nurse Criticizes Quarantine After Negative Ebola Test, Hires Lawyer

Kaci Hickox says she doesn't have a fever; a preliminary blood test came back negative for Ebola. She reportedly hired a civil rights attorney to work for her release Sunday.
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An Unlikely Friday Night Pizza Café Has A Big Heart

One night a week, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza out of an empty corner café in Cincinnati, and diners pay what they can. The couple sees their work as God's mission in the community.
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Mayor Reflects On Washington State School Shooting

Marysville, Wash., is reeling from the recent school shooting that left two people dead. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring about the shooting and its effect on the community.
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U.S. Marines Leave Afghanistan, Along With British Force

The coalition base in southern Helmand Province was first established nearly 6 years ago. For Britain, the day brought an end to 13 years of military operations in Afghanistan.
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A New Orleans Family's Lives Changed In An Instant

A stray bullet took 5-year-old Kyle Romain's sight. His mother fears the violence in her neighborhood will continue: "There's no hope. These little boys are just trigger-happy and gun-crazy."
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'Ole Miss' Debates Campus Traditions With Confederate Roots

The University of Mississippi is making an ongoing effort to remove potentially divisive and racially charged symbols to try and make the campus more welcoming, but not everybody welcomes the changes.

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