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Hope For Ebola Treatment Found In Survivors

Health officials are looking to those who have recovered from Ebola to treat new cases. The World Health Organization hopes to find antibodies in the blood of people who have fought off the virus.

Vatican Synod Tests The Pope's Vision Of A More Merciful Church

Bishops are meeting with Pope Francis these next two weeks for an extraordinary conference to debate family matters including hot-button issues like artificial contraception and gay civil unions.

Showtime's 'Homeland' Now Depends On Carrie Mathison As Flawed Hero

As Showtime's Emmy-winning terrorism drama starts its fourth season Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show struggles to continue without a key character.

Giants Outlast Nationals In A Grueling 18-Inning Marathon

It was the longest post-season game in Major League Baseball history.

Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors

October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies At 63

Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. After a brutal regime, Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.

Dallas Ebola Case: Experts Say 9 People At Highest Risk Of Contact

Health experts are "fairly certain" that nine people had enough direct contact with an Ebola patient that they could potentially have been infected. None of them have shown symptoms, the CDC says.

Broken Art: The Closing Of A Washington Museum

A photojournalism student at the Corcoran College of Art + Design responds to a museum's demise the only way she knows how creatively.

FAA Chief: No Quick Fix To Prevent Another Fire Like Chicago

Administrator Michael Huerta has a response to lawmakers who criticized the FAA for failing to have backup systems in place when a fire at an air traffic control center shut down Chicago's airports.

A First: Uterus Transplant Gives Parents A Healthy Baby

The new mother, 36, had been born without a uterus, so another woman, 61, donated her womb several years after she had gone through menopause.

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