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4:12pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Book Reviews

Murakami's 'Library' Is Dark, Creamy And Grainy At The Same Time

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4:12pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Around the Nation

Nebraska Landowners Sit At The Heart Of Keystone Controversy

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4:12pm

Mon December 15, 2014
World

Sydney Residents Rally To Head Off Anti-Muslim Violence

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 5:14 pm

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4:12pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Goats and Soda

Dr. Kent Brantly: Lessons Learned From Fighting Ebola

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 12:23 pm

Dr. Kent Brantly speaks about the world's response to Ebola during the Overseas Security Advisory Council's Annual Briefing in Washington, D.C. last month.
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Dr. Kent Brantly considers himself a lucky man.

He was diagnosed with Ebola five months ago while working with Christian aid group Samaritan's Purse at a hospital in Liberia's capital, Monrovia. He became so sick that he thought he was going to "quit" breathing.

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3:35pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Education

How To Talk To Boys About Sex And Consent

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 4:12 pm

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3:35pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Code Switch

150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 9:16 am

As part of their annual remembrance, descendants of massacre survivors erected teepees at the historic site over the weekend of Dec. 13. Some were for public visitors, while others were used in closed ceremonies.
Megan Verlee Colorado Public Radio

A stretch of dry, empty prairie where the Sand Creek Massacre took place in Colorado has hardly changed in a century and a half.

Back in December 1864, America was still months from the end of the Civil War. Gen. William Sherman was making his infamous march across Georgia. And from the Western Frontier, word of the shocking Sand Creek Massacre was starting to trickle out. A regiment of volunteer troops in Colorado had attacked a peaceful camp of Native Americans, slaughtering nearly 200 of them — mostly women and children.

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3:35pm

Mon December 15, 2014
NPR Ed

There's No Place Like A Dorm Room For The Holidays

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 9:52 am

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It's final exam week for lots of college students. No doubt they're stressed right now, but once they hand in that last paper or take that last test, they're done for the semester. Pack up the suitcase and head home for the holidays.

But for some college students — many of whom are former foster youth — that's not quite what happens.

"I have no for-certain home, that's the thing," says Trudy Greer, a 22-year-old sophomore at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. She says she's had a lot of folks at EMU ask her where she lives, curious to know where her home is.

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3:35pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Around the Nation

From Water Cutoffs To An Art Scare, Detroit Has A Tumultuous Year

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 4:12 pm

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3:35pm

Mon December 15, 2014
World

Sydney Siege Ends With Two Hostages And Gunman Dead

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 4:12 pm

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3:35pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Technology

Lawyers Say Sony Can't Keep Media From Reporting Hacked Details

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 12:06 pm

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