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4:43pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Law

Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 6:53 pm

Sgt. Barbara Johnson and Corrections Lt. Robbin Preston run the Tuba City Juvenile Detention Center on the Navajo Nation.
Laurel Morales NPR

State courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes such as truancy and alcohol use than any other racial and ethnic group, according to the Tribal Law and Policy Institute. And juvenile detention facilities around the country have a disproportionately high number of Native American youth, according to an Indian Law and Order Commission report.

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4:43pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Goats and Soda

Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 6:53 pm

A woman receives the rVSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine at a clinical trial in Conakry, Guinea. The vaccine appears effective after only one shot.
Cellou Binani AFP/Getty Images

Doctors Without Borders is calling it a "champagne moment." The World Health Organization says it's a "game changer."

In a small trial, an experimental vaccine protected 100 percent of participants who were at high risk for the virus. Although the results are preliminary, they offer new hope of finally stamping out the virus in West Africa — and preventing the next epidemic.

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4:43pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Environment

As Beijing Prepares To Host Winter Olympics, Where Will It Get The Snow?

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 6:53 pm

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3:36pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Europe

As Migrants Attempt Trip To The U.K., Many Who Make It Are Minors

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 6:53 pm

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3:36pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Planet Money

Letting Go Of The Wheel: How Google Is Easing People Into Self-Driving Cars

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 6:53 pm

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