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Bengals' Signing Of Player Will Let Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Care

For Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals' decision means he'll be able to stay close to his daughter and it will help pay the roughly $1 million her fight against cancer will require.

Crews Search For Wreckage Of N.Y. Couple's Plane Near Jamaica

The plane's occupants are believed to have been real estate developer Larry Glazer, who may have been at the controls, and his wife, Jane, who owned a catalog business.

A Botched Circumcision Calls Attention To Kenyan Ritual

Tribal elders now receive training for safer procedures. But last month, at a 3 a.m. ceremony in the forest, an elder from the Bukusu tribe accidentally cut off a 13-year-old's penis.

Tech Week That Was: So Many Hacks, So Little Time

There's a consistent thread in the tech news dominating all our attention this week stolen data. We tried to add a little context to the coverage.

Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-Fi

There's no shortage of songs about what it means to be a man. But what makes some music sound "manly" and what attracts men to play and listen to certain genres of music? The answers are changing.

The Changing Face Of West Africa Has Fueled The Ebola Crisis

Population growth, the cutting down of forests and increased mobility all contribute to the current crisis. "The virus hasn't changed," says one infectious disease expert. "Africa has changed."

Stinky T-Shirt? Bacteria Love Polyester In A Special Way

Why does that sleek polyester T-shirt reek after 10 minutes, while the old-school cotton stays relatively sweet? Polyester attracts very different microbes, which may account for that special stink.

Charter Plane Carrying Americans Ordered To Land In Iran

A senior State Department official says the flight from Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan was rerouted because of a "bureaucratic issue." The State Department says the plane has now landed in Dubai.

Meet Andrew Hunt, Libertarian Candidate For Governor Of Georgia

Two of Georgia’s gubernatorial candidates, Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, and Democrat Jason Carter, have made national headlines. But there’s also a third candidate, Libertarian Andrew Hunt. Hunt has received much less publicity but may play a critical role. He is an Atlanta engineer with 50 patents who was CEO of a nanotech firm. Hunt says there’s not enough diversity among elected officials. Occupational diversity, that is. Notably, both Deal and Carter are attorneys. According to recent polls, Hunt is drawing about 6 percent of the vote in the race, which appears likely to go to a runoff. GPB News reporter Jeanne Bonner sat down with Hunt to talk about the upcoming election, his plans for education, and the value of a candidate that isn’t a career politician.

Gustavo Cerati, Leader Of Latin Rock's Soda Stereo, Dies At 55

The Argentine singer and producer's band helped make the Rock En Espaol movement a reality in the 1980s and '90s. Cerati suffered a stroke in 2010 and had been in a coma until his death on Thursday.

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