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The Shifting Legacy Of The Man Who Shot Franz Ferdinand

Gavrilo Princip helped spark World War I when he assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne a hundred years ago. In death, he's been a more potent symbol than he ever was in life.

When Heat Stroke Strikes, Cool First, Transport Later

To stop deaths from heat stroke, specialists say athletes and the rest of us should ease into a new sport, drink extra fluid, and most importantly get cool fast when body temperature spikes.

Podcaster Risks Excommunication For Defending Gay Mormons

Earlier this week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints excommunicated an advocate for female priesthood. This weekend, a Utah man who questioned church doctrine might face a similar fate.

In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says

"I'm not predicting that it's entirely impossible that we would at any point act collaboratively with Iran," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tells NPR.

Bathrobes And Baby Carriers: The Stuff Of Manliness?

For All Things Considered's series on men in America, NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji asked some guys about the objects that make them feel manly. We want to hear from you, too.

A Doctor Tries To Save A 9-Year-Old Stricken With Ebola

The child was brought to a treatment center in the back of a pickup truck with his dying mother. Doctors knew his condition was dire. But they thought that maybe they could save him.

Federal Panel Backs FluMist For Kids, But The Shot Isn't Dead Yet

The live vaccine nose spray protects children better, a federal panel says, but pediatricians aren't sold. They say it's too risky for the many children with asthma or compromised immunity.

Chemist With Visual Flair Answers Burning Food Science Questions

A high school chemistry teacher in the U.K. started honing his visual talents by making posters for students. Now his infographics about food science and chemistry basics are a hit on the Web.

Chasing The Elusive 'Quality' In Online Education

One in 3 college students takes an online class, but how do we know what they are getting out of it?

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