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Rachel Martin is taking some time off following the birth of her second child. A series of guest hosts will be heard until her return.

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Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia

When disaster strikes a poor country, aid workers from all over the world normally flood the zone. This time, fear of the virus is keeping experts from answering West Africa's calls for help.


Earthquake, Aftershocks Shake Northern California

Dozens of people were injured Sunday morning when a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit northern California. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Craig Miller of member station KQED about the situation in Napa.


An Outcast Teen Attacked With Slurs, Fists, Gasoline And A Match

When Darnell Moore was a teenager in the late '80s, a group of boys doused him in gasoline and tried to light him on fire. One of his attackers was his next-door neighbor.


50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S.

In the summer of 1964, violent demonstrations spread across seven cities, each sparked by confrontations between black residents and their predominantly white police forces.


A Puzzle Hokey Pokey, That's What It's All About

Every answer is a made-up, two-word phrase, in which the first word has 5 letters. Drop its last letter and read the remaining 4 letters backward, and you'll get the second word of the phrase.


Giants, 49ers Lack Pre-Season Spark: The Week In Sports

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Mike Pesca of Slate.com about the week's sports news.


Feiffer Draws On 1930s Noir In 'Kill My Mother'

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer. At age 85, he's written his first graphic novel, Kill My Mother.


Leading Ferguson's Faithful Through Turmoil And Beyond

As things calm down after dramatic weeks in Ferguson, Mo., Rev. Carlton Lee will address his congregation in St. Louis. He talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about how the city can begin to heal.


Elisabeth Moss Revels In Naive-But-Calculating Characters

The One I Love is a time-shifting, cosmic romantic comedy starring Elisabeth Moss. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the Mad Men star about her new film and her impressive career.


Louise Penny Builds A Magical Ensemble In 'The Long Way Home'

Chief Inspector Gamache is back in Louise Penny's latest novel, The Long Way Home. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Penny about the tenth book in the Gamache mystery series.



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