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In This Year Of Ebola, A Montana YMCA Is Its Brother's Keeper

Big aid agencies are gearing up to help Ebola-ravaged countries. Small communities are also pitching in. The Y in Missoula, for example, is raising money to help the Y in Freetown.

A Place To Reflect During Jewish Holy Days That's Not A Temple

Sunset marks the start of the Jewish New Year as well as the 10 Days of Awe, when observant Jews reflect on the past year. Some are taking this reflection out of the temple and onto their tablets.

Al-Qaida's Khorasan Group Led By Hard-Core Fighters

The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say they have tracked its individual members for years.

Nobelist Muhammad Yunus: Be A Go-Getter, Not A Job Getter

The founding father of "microcredit" is helping to judge a contest with maxidollars: the Clinton Global Initiative's Hult Prize, granting $1 million to a new business idea that'll help the poor.

A Decline In Population In Macon Leads To An Increase In Blight

As people move away from Macon, many homes remain empty.

Insurers Cautious As Proton Beam Cancer Therapy Gains Popularity

Supporters of the controversial, high-priced treatment say routine coverage would help propel research that would support its use. Skeptics say that approach is backward.

Dire Predictions On Ebola's Spread From Top Health Organizations

The World Health Organization warns of more than 20,000 cases by early November if help doesn't arrive quickly in West Africa. The CDC projects 1.4 million cases by late January.

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SCMPD Releases Charles Smith Arrest Footage (Video)

Savannah-Chatham police have released surveillance footage of the arrest of Charles Smith prior to his fatal shooting by police.

Bringing Fresh Water To Liberia: How One Group Is Helping To Combat The Ebola Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says just under a million and a half people could get the Ebola virus by early next year. That's if the response to the disease isn't ramped up. One non–profit group with roots in Atlanta is doing what it can to combat the outbreak. The Liberia Orphan Education Project is giving out fresh water to remote parts of Liberia, and working with residents there to teach communities about disease prevention. Emmalee Hackshaw co–founded the group. She sat down with GPB's "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington to talk about the impact of the group’s Handwashing Hygiene Project.

Before You Take A Bite Of That Mushroom, Consider This

Guess what scientists found lurking inside a common-looking packet of supermarket porcini? Three entirely new species of fungi. That's what happens when you sequence the DNA of your dinner.