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Numbers Dwindle Of Living Children Of Civil War Veterans
We meet two people who have lived long lives — plus their fathers served in the Civil War. Iris Jordan and Fred Upham spoke with National Geographic News for a story published online last week.
Who Pays For Outdated Power Plant Which Lacks Customers?
Electricity rates in Michigan's Upper Peninsula could go up next month by as much as 30 percent. Residents might have to start paying to keep a coal plant open that isn't needed anymore.
Ex-NBA Star Yao Ming Encourages Chinese To Stop Buying Ivory
Retired NBA player Yao Ming has embarked on a mission to stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos in Africa. Yao stars in the Animal Planet documentary Saving Africa's Giants With Yao Ming.
Rendering: The World's Oldest Recycling System
Meat processing is one of the most efficient in the food chain. Figures show only 4 percent is lost to waste in North America, compared with 10 percent in the processing of grain products.
Couple's Brown Skin, Lighter Skin Kids Face Double Standard
NPR's Michele Norris concludes her conversation with Marc Quarles of Pacific Grove, California. His six words submission to The Race Card Project: "With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone: Thug."
Sierra Leone Colleagues Mourn Dr. Salia Who Succumbed To Ebola
Dr. Martin Salia died at Nebraska Medical Center after being evacuated from Sierra Leone, where he worked as a surgeon in several hospitals. Mourners gathered at 1 of the hospitals where he worked.
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