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Bernard Mayes, NPR's First Chairman, Founder Of Suicide Hotline, Dies

Mayes was a true Renaissance man: He worked as an Anglican priest, a journalist, a radio executive, a university professor and the founder of the first suicide prevention hotline in the United States.

What's More Embarrassing Than That Old Screen Name? Sharing It

Years ago, you spent hours dreaming up the perfect AOL Instant Messenger screen name. Many of you aren't so proud of your now-defunct handles today, but that didn't stop you from sharing them with us.

Ronnie Milsap Joins Country Music's Hall Of Fame

Milsap's career ranged from playing on the 1960s Elvis hit "Kentucky Rain" to his own solo success in the '70s and '80s. One of his biggest hits was 1980's "Smoky Mountain Rain."

U.N. Ambassador Goes To Sierra Leone For Closer Look At Ebola Crisis

Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the U.N., is on a multi-nation swing through West Africa to see how the global response to the deadly virus is faring.

In Photos: Last Of U.S., British Troops Leave Afghanistan's Helmand Province

Helmand saw some of the bloodiest fighting of the 13-year war. On Monday morning, the last of the American and British troops that shared the camp headed out on helicopters.

With Marines Gone, Can The Afghan Army Hold Off The Taliban?

The Marines have departed their biggest base in southern Afghanistan, the scene of heavy fighting throughout the war. This will be one of the main proving grounds for the Afghan army.

CDC Chief Announces New Shift In Ebola Protocols

The new protocol announced by Dr. Tom Frieden on Monday stops short of the mandatory 21-day quarantines imposed by some states. Instead, it relies on individual assessment and close monitoring.

Georgia Ebola Airport Screening Procedures Announced

Details on how travelers who arrive in Atlanta from a country affected by the virus who show no symptoms have been issued.

Curiosity: It Helps Us Learn, But Why?

New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help us better understand and retain information.

New York's Disease Detectives Hit The Street In Search Of Ebola

When a New York City doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, the epidemiologists knew just what to do: search the city for potential contacts.It's a gig they perform daily with far more contagious diseases.

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