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Opposition Researchers, Stirring Up Daily Brushfires
The midterms are just around the corner. NPR's Rachel Martin continues the series looking behind the scenes at the people who work tirelessly on campaigns. This week: the opposition researchers.
Oligarchs Still Hold Sway In Ukraine Elections
Ukraine's parliament election is tapping into the raw frustrations of a country ripped apart by war. In the first ballot since the Moscow-backed president was removed, can the damage be repaired?
Celebrating One Of Music's Most Gifted Bassists
The rock bass player Jack Bruce has passed away at age 71. The Scottish musician was best known for his work with the 1960s band Cream, one of the greatest rock trios of all time.
Monther-Daughter Procedures, And Other Cosmetic Surgury Trends
Renee Zellweger's new look provoked much conversation this past week. Data journalist Mona Chalabi of fivethirtyeight.com digs into who is having cosmetic procedures, why, and at what cost.
Cartoonist Looks Back On Career Built On Unnerving Visions
As a young man, Jim Woodring was looking for a sign — and he found it in a huge, green hallucinated amphibian. His new book of old drawings, Jim, includes many works inspired by such "apparitions."
In Liberia, How To Gear For Ebola Still An Issue
This week, the CDC issued new guidelines on the protective gear health care workers should wear while treating Ebola patients. But there's still debate in Liberia about what is the proper personal protective equipment.
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