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NHTSA Adds More Than 3 Million Vehicles To Air Bag Recall

Almost 8 million vehicles are now being recalled over worries their air bags could malfunction. Vehicle owners in hot and humid climates are under special alert.

Congolese Doctor Denis Mukwege Receives Sakharov Prize

The gynecological surgeon's Panzi Hospital in eastern DRC has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape.

Concern Over New Voter Registration In Georgia Ahead Of Election

This election season is proving to be tough for Democrats, but many believe they can turn the red state of Georgia blue with the help of new voters.

32 Fort Stewart Soldiers Going To West Africa To Fight Ebola

They are expected to leave for Liberia in early November to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge

How is a rare strain of malaria spreading near cities in Southeast Asia? That's the question that's been puzzling a team of scientists. And they're using drones to find the answer.

Poll: Broad Support In U.S. For Ebola Travel Ban

An NPR poll finds a clear majority of Americans are worried about Ebola. Fifty-six percent of people are either "very concerned" or "somewhat concerned" about the spread of the Ebola virus to the U.S.

The Slide Rule: A Computing Device That Put A Man On The Moon

Before the smartphone, the laptop and the pocket calculator, there was a powerful mechanical computer. Our new series, Tools of the Trade, begins with a look at the slide rule.

More Cities Are Making It Illegal To Hand Out Food To The Homeless

Lots of groups and individuals try to help the homeless in their communities by offering them food. But a report finds that cities are increasingly passing measures to restrict these efforts.

Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements

Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.

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