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Anesthesia Miracle: No Power, No Oxygen Tanks, No Problem

Frustrated by anesthesia machines that conked out when the power faltered, Dr. Paul Fenton came up with a solution: The Universal Anesthesia Machine.

When Thanksgiving Was Weird

Circa 1900, Americans wore gaudy costumes and bizarre masks and some roved the streets begging for candy and treats on Thanksgiving Day.

In Bowling Alleys And In Rock Clubs, The Dude Abides

The Big Lebowski star Jeff Bridges is known as an actor, but he's been playing music for just as long. "Whenever I'm working, I'll have my guitar with me," he says.

Ferguson Grand Jury Will Reportedly Meet Again Monday

A community is holding its breath, awaiting a decision on whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18. Brown's family is calling for calm.

UVA Bans Fraternities Until January In Wake Of Campus Rape Article

In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.

Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats

The country of Oman once ran a vast maritime trading network. Today, a group there devotes itself to preserving that legacy by recreating the traditional boats that sailed the seas back then.

Ebola Survey Teams Take A Grim Census In Sierra Leone

As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus or already dead.

Rumors Of Boko Haram Attack Send Nigerian Refugees Fleeing Again

Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they're racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn't doing enough to stop it.

Ferguson Braces For Grand Jury Decision

A grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson will face charges for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., may be near. The grand jury met behind closed doors on Friday.

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