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Sweden's Sub Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories

Stockholm has a grainy photo of what it says shows "foreign underwater activity" in an incident eerily similar to the grounding of a Soviet submarine in the same waters in 1981.

The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success

Just as women were entering the corporate workplace in big numbers, the shapeless power suit emerged. Over time, the "power look" changed. How do women project power in the modern office?

Plane Of Good Samaritans: Why Fly To (And From) West Africa

On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.

Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises

Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.

An Urban Village Pops Up To Comfort Hong Kong Protesters

What began as a pro-democracy roadblock has grown into a combination street fair/art gallery, with an outdoor study hall, movie screenings, speeches and even a free library.

Sleater-Kinney Reunites, Announces New Album

Eight years after going on indefinite hiatus, the trio is back. They'll release a new album on Jan. 20 called No Cities to Love. Hear the song "Bury Our Friends" now.

Gov. Nathan Deal shakes hands with an attendee of a recent event.

Deal Forms Ebola Task Force, Tussles Over Virus During Debates

The governor has created a team to handle the virus, but was criticized during the debates for his response so far.

The Boston Herald's Missed 'Cartoongate' Lessons

The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?

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