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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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For Their Own Good? New Curfew Sends Baltimore Kids Home Early

Proponents of the city's updated curfew, requiring all kids under 14 to be home by 9 p.m., say it keeps children safe. Critics believe the strict curfew promotes negative interactions with police.


Gaza's Shattered Airport, Once A Symbol Of Sovereignty

The sad spectacle of Gaza's bombed-out airport doesn't deter Palestinians from hoping to someday have another airport of their own.


Oklahoma Joe's Restaurant Comes Home

Oklahoma Joe's, in Kansas City, is changing its name after 17 years in business. It's time to claim the name of the city they are famous for.


The Same Until You Shuffle

Every answer this week is a made-up two-word phrase, in which both words start with 'S' and they're anagrams of each other.


Latin Indie Groups Cover Ricky Martin Hits

NPR's Linda Wertheimer gets the latest in great Latin music from Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd.


Ebola Prevention Supplies Running Short In Liberia

Liberia is the country hardest hit by the Ebola virus outbreak. Aid is trickling in, but it is not enough. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks to Wall Street Journal reporter Drew Hinshaw in the capital, Monrovia.


Study Finds Nothing Special About Breakfast

Maybe we don't need to eat our Wheaties. Linda Wertheimer talks to Emily Dhurandhar, lead author of a study that finds breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day.


Trial Will Decide Detroit's Fiscal Future

Detroit is preparing to dig itself out of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The legal approach Detroit uses to re-create itself will have far-reaching implications for other cities.


Miami Struggles To Embrace Unaccompanied Immigrants

School districts are beginning to cope with the recent influx of new students from Central America. Many have little education and most are just beginning to learn English.


U.S. Launches Airstrikes To Help Aid Reach Iraqi Town

On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces entered the town of Amerli in the north of Iraq, after it had been under siege for two months by the Islamic State.



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