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Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business

Aug. 19
Paul Chisholm / NPR

These days hospitals are looking for ways to improve health in their communities to prevent illness and control costs. One hospital in Ohio decided that health might start with affordable housing.

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HUD Hits Facebook For Allowing Housing Discrimination

Aug. 19
Brakkton Booker / NPR

In a formal complaint, HUD says Facebook allows landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate based upon the recipient's race, religion, sex, familial status and national origin.

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Wisconsin Political Activists Hope A 'Silent Canvass' Will Win Back Black Voters

Aug. 19
Ian Stewart / NPR

Wisconsin Democrats are trying to re-elect Sen. Tammy Baldwin and unseat Gov. Scott Walker. African-Americans are a key part of the coalition necessary to do so.

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South Koreans Prepare For Rare Family Reunions With Long-Lost Relatives In The North

Aug. 19
Michael Sullivan / NPR

With tensions easing between North and South Korea, the two sides are reviving cross-border reunions that began in 1985. On Monday, 93 South Koreans will board buses to visit relatives in the North.

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PHOTOS: It's Hard To Grow Up — And Grow Old — In Honduras

Aug. 19
Malaka Gharib / NPR

Photographer Tomas Ayuso captures the plight of Honduran youth struggling to survive in a violent country — and thinking about fleeing to stay alive.

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Imran Khan Is Sworn Into Office As Pakistan's New Prime Minister

Aug. 18
Shannon Van Sant / NPR

Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S.

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Millions Of Muslim Worshipers Flock To Mecca For Hajj

Aug. 18
Clare Lombardo / NPR

The holy event starts Sunday and lasts until next Friday.

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As Death Toll Rises, Mourners Gather To Honor Victims Of Italian Bridge Collapse

Aug. 18
Clare Lombardo / NPR

On a national day of mourning in Italy, questions remain about how a highway bridge gave way, killing dozens.

Report Says Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years

Aug. 18
James Doubek / NPR

A law firm found sexual abuse by seven now-former staffers against 16 students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

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Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide

Aug. 18
Mara Gordon / NPR

In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.

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