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Alan Cheuse reviews Joyce Carol Oates' latest collection of short stories, Lovely, Dark, Deep.
Calpers says the investment proved to be too complex and not worth the expenses.
On Tuesday, President Obama announced that the U.S. will send more military personnel and resources to Africa to fight the deadly virus.
On Tuesday, President Obama announced a larger U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak that will put 3,000 troops on the front line. What can the military can provide and how quickly they can do it?
Melissa Block talks to Dr. Timothy Flanigan in Liberia about President Obama's announcement that the U.S. will ramp up aid efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak.
Melissa Block talks with Minneapolis Star Tribune sports columnist Chip Scoggins about how fans in Minnesota are reacting to the Vikings decision to allow running back Adrian Peterson to play.