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Family Of Dallas Man With Ebola Quarantined As His Condition Worsens

Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, Texas, remains hospitalized in critical condition. The relatives he was living with are quarantined.
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First National Mall Memorial Honoring Disabled Vets Opens In D.C.

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial opens on Sunday, Oct. 5. It is the first monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. dedicated to severely wounded veterans of all the nation's wars.
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Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors

October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.
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Dallas Ebola Case: Experts Say 9 People At Highest Risk Of Contact

Health experts are "fairly certain" that nine people had enough direct contact with an Ebola patient that they could potentially have been infected. None of them have shown symptoms, the CDC says.
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FAA Chief: No Quick Fix To Prevent Another Fire Like Chicago

Administrator Michael Huerta has a response to lawmakers who criticized the FAA for failing to have backup systems in place when a fire at an air traffic control center shut down Chicago's airports.
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Two For One: Subsidies Help Food Stamp Recipients Buy Fresh Food

There a big new pot of government money available for programs that boost the buying power of food stamps. But there's a catch: The cash has to spent on local fruit and vegetables.
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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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