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Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:53am

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.

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Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 3:53am

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.

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With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:43am

Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.

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With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 3:43am

Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.

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Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:42am

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long for scientists to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a revealing tale in this month's Vanity Fair.

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Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 3:42am

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long for scientists to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a revealing tale in this month's Vanity Fair.

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Minecraft's Business Model: A Video Game That Leaves You Alone

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:41am

Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.

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Minecraft's Business Model: A Video Game That Leaves You Alone

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 3:41am

Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.

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GM Ignition-Switch Defect Now Linked To 19 Deaths

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 3:40am

A special compensation fund for victims of the faulty ignition switch has issued its first report, which makes clear GM will pay claims for more than the 13 deaths it says were linked to the defect.

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GM Ignition-Switch Defect Now Linked To 19 Deaths

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:40am

A special compensation fund for victims of the faulty ignition switch has issued its first report, which makes clear GM will pay claims for more than the 13 deaths it says were linked to the defect.

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Nick Cave: 'The Creative Process Is An Altered State In Itself'

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:38am

Cave is the subject of a different kind of rock documentary called 20,000 Days on Earth, which attempts to debunk the creative process for what Cave says it actually is: "just hard labor."

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Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

Morning Edition - September 16, 2014 - 3:38am

So, you want to be a science professor? Good luck. Highly educated, relatively low-paid postdoctoral fellows may drive U.S. biomedical research, but they're training for jobs that don't exist.

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Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 3:38am

So, you want to be a science professor? Good luck. Highly educated, relatively low-paid postdoctoral fellows may drive U.S. biomedical research, but they're training for jobs that don't exist.

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Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

NPR Health&Science - September 16, 2014 - 3:38am

So, you want to be a science professor? Good luck. Highly educated, relatively low-paid postdoctoral fellows may drive U.S. biomedical research, but they're training for jobs that don't exist.

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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 1:32am

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.

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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

NPR Politics - September 16, 2014 - 1:32am

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.

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White House To Assign 3,000 Military Personnel To Combat Ebola

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 12:51am

The Obama administration is increasing its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis. The personnel will supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems.

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White House To Assign 3,000 Military Personnel To Combat Ebola

NPR News - September 16, 2014 - 12:51am

The Obama administration is increasing its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis. The personnel will supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems.

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Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

NPR News - September 15, 2014 - 7:44pm

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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Tommy Boggs, Influential Lobbyist, Dies At 73

NPR News - September 15, 2014 - 6:55pm

Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.

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