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After The Blackwater Convictions, A Book On Iraq's Nightmarish Reality
This week, four former Blackwater guards were found guilty in connection with a fatal shooting in 2007. Author Brian Castner recommends a book on the toll violence has taken on Iraq.
Mac Sales Continue To Soar For Apple, But Who's Buying?
Apple just set an all-time record for Mac computer sales. Who is buying and why? NPR's Arun Rath talks to tech culture reporter Omar Gallaga from the Austin American-Statesman.
From Brain To Computer: Helping 'Locked-In' Patient Get His Thoughts Out
"When I first saw him he had a little bit of eye movement and that was really the only way he could communicate," says Eric Sellers, who helped a patient use a brain-computer interface to communicate.
As Downtown LA Grows, So Does Urgency To Fix Skid Row
In Los Angeles, more than a thousand people sleep on the street in cardboard boxes and tents — just a mile away from City Hall. Many want to fix Skid Row, but how to do it is extremely controversial.
Did Led Zeppelin Plagiarize 'Stairway'? A Penn. Judge Will Decide
You know that opening riff to Led Zeppelin's 1971 hit "Stairway to Heaven"? It sounds very, very similar to the 1968 song "Taurus," by the band Spirit. A lawsuit about the issue is moving forward.
An Ebola Success Story In Northern Liberia
The town of Foya, Liberia, was hit hard by the Ebola epidemic. But correspondent Jon Hamilton tells NPR's Rachel Martin that with education and precautionary measures, the virus has nearly been wiped out.
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