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Sober And Sold-Out: Dance Club In Sweden Cuts Booze For A Night

Breathalyzers were placed in the doorway of a nightclub in Stockholm this weekend, with an unusual purpose: to ensure no guests had been drinking any booze.

The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists

The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.

Popular Indian Politician's Corruption Conviction Spurs Nervousness

A ruling against J. Jayalalithaa in India's highest-profile corruption case has stunned a political class that is widely seen as permeated with graft. She's been sentenced to four years in prison.

Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In Berlin

For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.

More Than 30 Feared Dead In Japanese Volcano's Eruption

Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.

Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISIS

Saying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what media are calling "a point of determination."

With The End In Sight, Holder Reflects On His Legacy

Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.

Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

The Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery has died at age 73. He was critically hurt in a tractor accident earlier this week.

With Savvy And New-Age Speeches, A First Couple Runs Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.

Kidnapped By ISIS, One Woman Tells How She Saved Her Sisters

Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.

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