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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:36am

Can you catch it from sweat on a cab seat? Will blood transfusions help? Who really wants to go to Africa and pitch in? Is it too late?...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:16am

More than 5,500 firefighters are battling the so-called King Fire in the Sierra Nevada forest area. Some 2,800 people have been...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:11am

Many young people are excited about the 2016 presidential election — and the chance to make history.

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:33am

As the fall TV season begins this week, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans gives his picks on new shows to watch and a few to avoid (or hate...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:31am

The activists plan to stay out of university classrooms this week to protest Beijing's plan to screen candidates for the territory's...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:12am

The orbital probe will study how the solar wind interacts with the red planet's thin atmosphere.

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:14am

Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:33am

It's not violence on the job that makes some pro football players beat their wives or children, psychologists say. It's often childhood...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:32am

Angela Stimpson donated a kidney to a complete stranger. Why did she do it? Researchers found that the brains of Stimpson and other...

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:31am

Palestinian kids in Gaza went back to school this past week in buildings damaged by the war, with children homeless and traumatized, and...