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Baseball, Vietnam And Coming Of Age At The 1969 World Series

On Oct. 15, 1969, hundreds of thousands marched in Washington to protest the Vietnam War. But it was also Game 4 of the World Series, and NPR's Brian Naylor, then 14, knew where he had to be.

In 2014, U.S. Budget Deficit Falls To Pre-Recession Level

As tax revenues increased and spending cuts took effect, the deficit dropped to 2.8 percent of GDP in dollar terms, the lowest level since 2008.

'Culture Of Violence' Pervades Rikers' Juvenile Facilities

Automatically charged as adults in New York, the 16- and 17-year-old boys are at risk for assault by both corrections officers and other inmates. But advocates say reform efforts are moving slowly.

Emory University Hospital Atlanta

CDC: Second Dallas Nurse 'Should Not Have Traveled'

Amber Vinson, who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital and has tested positive for Ebola, was on a commercial flight from Cleveland to Dallas a day before reporting symptoms.

The Texas Road Food Takeover: Smoked, Fried And Tex-Mex

Like the march of fire ants and juniper trees across Texas, a trio of hardy cuisines is edging out the state's gastro-diversity. Classic Lone Star dishes like Frito pie are becoming harder to find.

Ebola In The United States: What Happened When

Taming Ebola virus is now a challenge for the American health care system. We track the U.S. experience with Ebola from the appearance of an Ebola strain in laboratory monkeys in Reston, Va., in 1989.

Governor Nathan Deal in front of legislature.

Deal Suspends Campaign To Mourn Death Of Staffer

Gov. Nathan Deal says he's halting campaign events at least through Wednesday after the death of a Republican Party staffer.

For A U.S. Hostage Facing Death, Syria Meant A New Life

Abdul-Rahman Kassig went to Iraq as a U.S. soldier and returned to the Middle East to establish his own aid mission. Now he's a captive of the Islamic State in Syria, which is threatening to kill him.

In The World Of Chefs, Asian-American Women Are Turning Up The Heat

Food writers have argued that Asian-American chefs are having a moment. But in this coverage, there's a glaring absence in this most recent celebration of Asian-American chefs: women.

Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq

The New York Times reports that between 2004 and 2011, American troops repeatedly encountered chemical weapons caches dating from the Iran-Iraq war. At least 17 U.S. service members were injured.