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Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson

Nov. 25
Bill Chappell / NPR
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Saying he understands the frustrations of people who feel they're not treated fairly under the law, President Obama also said, "I have no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities."

For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

Nov. 25
Chris Arnold / NPR
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Demand for locally raised birds is growing faster than small farms can keep pace with. One New England farmer is making a bold move to get more gobblers to the table.

Ebola Is Changing Course In Liberia. Will The U.S. Military Adapt?

Nov. 25
Kelly McEvers / NPR

The U.S. had planned to build 17 treatment units across Liberia, one in each county's major town. Now that more cases are appearing in remote areas, the Army may need to rethink its strategy.

Situation In Ferguson Unravels Despite Advance Planning

Nov. 25
Laura Sullivan / NPR
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Community activists question the decision to release the grand jury's decision at night with little warning.

At Vandalized Ferguson Businesses, Anger And Tears

Nov. 25
Shereen Marisol Meraji / NPR
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In Ferguson, Mo., some residents spent Tuesday cleaning up looted and vandalized businesses near the police station — some for the second time since the August shooting sparked public outcry.

In Pakistan, A Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class for 150 In A Cowshed

Nov. 25
Philip Reeves / NPR
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In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village's only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don't show up for work.

Missouri Governor Adds 'Significantly' To National Guard In Ferguson

Nov. 25
Bill Chappell / NPR
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"Last night, criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction terrorized this community," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said, adding that there will be 2,200 National Guardsmen in the region tonight.

The Psychic Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In Ferguson

Nov. 25
Elise Hu / NPR
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A heavy police presence intended to protect Ferguson following a chaotic night of unrest is making some locals even more anxious.

Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

Nov. 25
Rebecca Sheir / NPR
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This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.

Administration Warns Employers: Don't Dump Sick Workers From Plans

Nov. 25
Jay Hancock / NPR
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Brokers and consultants have told large employers they could save money by shifting workers with expensive health conditions into insurance marketplace exchanges. Now that has been deemed illegal.