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What Is It About Kendrick Lamar?
In two years since releasing his major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, Lamar has moved into hip-hop's spotlight full time. Microphone Check's Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad explain why.
An Ebola Strategy Brings Good News To One Liberian Town
The town of Foya has had no new cases in a month. Credit goes to a care center and an ongoing effort to calm fears and allow family members to communicate with patients — and view the dead.
Crimean Tatars Pressured To Become Russian Citizens
Since Russia took over Crimea this spring, many Crimeans have gladly switched their passports from Ukrainian to Russian. But not everyone is so eager to become a Russian citizen.
Officer Killed In Civil War To Receive Medal Of Honor
On Nov. 6, President Obama will award a long-delayed Medal of Honor to Army 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who fought in the Civil War. Advocates have lobbied for years on his behalf.
The Case Against Mandatory Ebola Quarantines For Health Workers
The New England Journal of Medicine published an editorial against quarantining people who have worked with Ebola patients in Africa. Renee Montagne speaks with Dr. Lindsey Baden, one of the authors.
Over A Cappuccino, Italian Mayor Wants To Hear Local Concerns
A mayor in Italy is inviting his citizens to share their ideas over breakfast. Pino Palmieri asked residents of Roscigno to meet him at the town's main bar. He's using his own dough to pay the tab.
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