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Luluc, 'Small Window'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:34am

The folk duo Luluc's first album for Sub Pop was co-produced by the National's Aaron Dessner and will be released on July 15.

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The Misadventures Of My Anti-Ebola Suitcase

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:56am

It was packed with all the things needed to keep safe on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone. Then it took a few wrong turns and ended up in ... Paris! Will correspondent and luggage ever be reunited?

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Russia Reportedly Suspected In Hack Of White House Network

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:56am

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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North Korean Officials Reportedly Executed For Watching Soap Operas

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:26am

At least 10 people have been put to death recently for viewing the daytime dramas smuggled in from South Korea, according to sources.

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Patients Do Better After Surgery If They Do 'Prehab' First

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:10am

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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Top Stories: Kurds Cross Turkey To Fight In Syria; Zambia's President Dies

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:49am

Also: American nurse Kaci Hickox may sue over Maine's quarantine rules; Kansas City forces Game 7 in the World Series; and a British hiker loses a court case to trek without wearing clothes.

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The Struggle Of Being Asian-American On Halloween

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:37am

Somewhere between Short Round and Kato, Steve Haruch realized that Halloween costumes featuring Asian-American characters leave much to be desired.

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Ghosts In The Music: A Spooky Songs Quiz

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:03am

Think you know your musical ghouls and ghosts? From country and classical to rock and jazz, try this hair-raising Halloween puzzler.

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Latitudes: Top 10 Musical Discoveries From WOMEX 2014

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:03am

Hear music and see pictures from fantastic performances that electrified the 2014 edition of WOMEX, the foremost marketplace for world music.

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Kurdish Fighters Begin Using Turkish Crossing To Reach Kobani

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:56am

Syrian rebels and Iraqi peshmerga fighters have been allowed to use Turkish territory to enter the fight against militants of the self-declared Islamic State.

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Zambian President Dies While Being Treated Abroad

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:52am

Michael Sata, a longtime opposition leader who became president in 2011, was a controversial figure in the south African country.

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Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:33am

Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.

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Doctor Delivered Baby Who Grew Up To Be His Heart Surgeon

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:23am

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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Court Tells 'Naked Rambler' There Are Other Forms Of Expression

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:18am

Former British Marine Stephen Gough has been arrested more than 30 times for public nudity. He filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights, arguing freedom of expression. It didn't go well.

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Amid Negotiations With Boko Haram In Nigeria, Violence Continues

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00am

Nigeria announced a cease-fire with extremists almost two weeks ago, but the killings, kidnappings and bombings have continued. Nigerians still await the freedom of the schoolgirls abducted in April.

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Lava Spills Onto Private Property In Hawaii, Closing In On Homes

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00am

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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Marvel's Next Films To Have More Diverse Leads

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00am

In addition to two more films in the Avengers series, Marvel has announced its next round of movies until 2019, featuring characters like The Black Panther, Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel.

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Pentagon's Ebola Monitoring Policy For Soldiers Under Review

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00am

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno announced that all soldiers going to the Ebola region in West Africa would go through three weeks of monitoring, even though the soldiers will not have had contact with patients. Secretary Chuck Hagel is now reviewing the policy.

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Wisconsin Democratic Candidate Welcomes Obama When Others Won't

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00am

President Obama is campaigning only where he can help — not hurt — Democratic candidates. That isn't very many places. But it does include some governor's races, like in Wisconsin.

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World Series Moves To Game 7 After Royals Grab 10-0 Win

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00am

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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