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Washington, D.C., Pitches New Bridge Park As A 'Model For Social Equity'

The park, built on piers left over from an obsolete, demolished bridge, would connect two disparate parts of the city in hopes of sparking new life and knitting two communities.

The Ebola Survivors Who Can't Go Home

They beat the deadly virus, but transportation back home is hard to come by. So they're living in an abandoned hospital ward, hoping someday to resume the life they had before Ebola struck.

Why Won't The Fear Of Airborne Ebola Go Away?

Infectious disease specialists say Ebola can't spread through the air, but many Americans remain deeply skeptical. The history of past outbreaks suggests airborne transmission isn't a threat.

As Gas Prices Drop, Hybrid Sales Shift Into Low Gear

Gas prices are falling and so are hybrid car sales. Analysts say better gas mileage for traditional vehicles, combined with low gas prices, is giving hybrids a run for their money.

Email Just Can't Compete With Heartfelt 'Letters Of Note'

The art of letter writing is also an act of preserving history. The correspondences gathered in the book Letters Of Note tell stories of delight, hope and loss and the nature of human connection.

Florida 'Loud Music' Shooter Michael Dunn Gets Life In Prison

Dunn was convicted earlier this month in a second trial for the fatal shooting of black teenager Jordan Davis in 2012.

The New Vocabulary Of Urban Education

The names that many big-city schools, teachers and students use to describe themselves are changing. Exhibit A: New Orleans.

Citing Previous Rulings, Federal Judge Throws Out Arizona Gay-Marriage Ban

The decision was only four pages long and said the appeals court and the Supreme Court have given clear guidance that bans of this type are unconstitutional.

Egality N'est Pas La Ralit: French Women Wage Online War On Sexism

When a company told one French feminist it was "sorry" she found its ad sexist, she decided to fight back. She's launched a website where users target sexist companies and people on social media.

Why Won't The Fear Of Airborne Ebola Go Away?

Infectious disease specialists say Ebola can't spread through the air, but many Americans remain deeply skeptical. The history of past outbreaks suggests airborne transmission isn't a threat.

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