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5:11 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Plastic Water Bottle Shows Up In 'Downton Abbey' Photo

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 5:36 am

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5:03 am
Fri August 15, 2014

When Snails Lose Their Way

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Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 11:25 am

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Goats and Soda
3:07 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Has An Ebola Corner Been Turned? One Perspective: 'No, No, No, No'

Health workers at the Doctors Without Borders facility in Kailahun wear protective clothing when treating Ebola patients.
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Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 7:35 am

Emily Veltus, a health educator working in Sierra Leone, says her organization, Doctors Without Borders, is "maxed out" in dealing with Ebola and that more help is needed to control an outbreak that is still raging.

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NPR Story
3:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Panama Canal Symbolizes U.S. Geopolitical, Technological Power

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 5:36 am

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Law
3:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

N.C. Sheriff Terry Johnson On Trial For Racial Profiling

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 5:36 am

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Asia
3:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

China's Wanda Group Branches Out Into Entertainment

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Europe
3:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Russian Aid Convoy Parked Near Ukraine Border

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 5:36 am

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Iraq
3:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Iraq Has New Leadership, Al-Malaki Will Step Aside

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Business
3:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Copenhagen's First Free Supermarket Set To Open

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 5:36 am

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And our Last Word in business today is try-vertising. That's ad speak for try before you buy - you know, like free samples. Well, a new supermarket opens this weekend in Denmark, and it's taking free samples to the next level.

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Planet Money
2:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Fleeing War And Finding Work

Ali Daud Omar will repair your cell phone for $6. He's one of the refugees benefiting from the Ugandan government's right-to-work policy.
Gregory Warner/NPR

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 6:20 am

In most parts of the world, refugees are not allowed to work.

But in Uganda, refugee life is different. One of the oldest refugee camps in Africa is remarkable not just for its stone houses instead of plastic tarps. The camp is also full of markets and traders, selling everything from imported fabric to smartphones.

Mohammed Osman Ali, a Somali refugee, runs an arcade at the camp. He rents out time on a PlayStation to other refugees from Eritrea, Ethiopia, or fellow Somalis.

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