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Shooting In Washington School Leaves Shooter, One Other Dead

Oct. 24
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Television images showed students running out of the Marysville, Wash., high school with their hands up. A local hospital said it had received four victims.

No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall

Oct. 24
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The massive auto recall announced this week is different than most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.

New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact

Oct. 24
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The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.

For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

Oct. 24
Michael Schaub / NPR

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.

3 Police Deputies Shot By Assailant In California

Oct. 24
Eyder Peralta / NPR

Police are still looking for two suspects they describe as "heavily armed." One bystander was also shot by the suspects.

Fighting The Stigma Of Ebola With Hugs

Oct. 24
Avie Schneider / NPR
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When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.

For Hospitals, Doing More On Ebola May Mean Less Elsewhere

Oct. 24
Alison Bruzek / NPR

The majority of hospitals are training their staff to care for Ebola patients, a survey finds. But infection control specialists say that can mean losing the capacity more common infections.

Police: Remains Found Near Charlottesville Are Those Of Hannah Graham

Oct. 24
Eyder Peralta / NPR

The search for the University of Virginia student spanned weeks. Police have charged a 32-year-old man with abduction.

When You've Seen Subway Rats, Ebola Seems Like Nothin'

Oct. 24
Eleanor Klibanoff / NPR
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New York has no time for fear-mongering and wild speculation about the spread of disease through their city. They're too busy crafting the perfect "Ebowla" joke for Twitter.

In Southeast Turkey, A Long History Of Bloodshed And Worship

Oct. 24
Peter Kenyon / NPR
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A vast plain near Syria is no stranger to military carnage. But a place known as "Potbelly Hill" holds ruins built in ancient times, possibly for ritual purposes, long before organized religion.

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