Maurice Rowland, left, and Miguel Alvarez were working at an assisted living home last fall. When it shut down, Maurice -€- the cook --” and Miguel — the janitor --” stayed to take care of the residents left behind. StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps

'If We Left, They Wouldn't Have Nobody'

When an assisted living home closed in California, many residents were still there with nowhere to go. But a cook and a janitor stayed, without pay, and took care of them.

A massive amount of snow is keeping the Buffalo Bills from playing on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The game with the New York Jets has been moved to Detroit, and they'll play Monday night. Buffalo Bills hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Snowed-Out Buffalo Bills To Play Jets In Detroit

The Bills were to play at home on Sunday against the New York Jets. The NFL moved the game to Monday night, and the two teams will face off in Detroit.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush addresses an education conference Thursday sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a nonprofit he created as he left office. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Jeb Bush Stands Firm On Common Core But Softens Tone

Other potential GOP candidates side with Tea Party-backed opposition to the education standards, but the former Florida governor is not backing away from his longstanding support.

Baby Sesay, a traditional healer in Sierra Leone, treated a child who later died, apparently of Ebola, and then became sick herself and went to a care center. As this photo was taken, her body seized up and she nearly collapsed. David P Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Photographer Looks Ebola In The Eye

Baby Sesay was in a care center in a village in Sierra Leone, waiting to find out if she had Ebola. An NPR photographer took a picture. Two days later, she was gone.

Women who consume eight or more drinks per week are considered excessive drinkers, according to the CDC. Breast cancer, liver disease and heart disease have all been linked to excessive drinking over time. Ann Boyajian/Illustration Works/Corbis hide caption

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The Salt

Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 1 in 3 adults drinks excessively. That means eight or more drinks per week for women, and 15 or more drinks a week for men.

Giant African land snails, like this one found in Florida in 2011, eat almost any plant. Florida officials are determined to eradicate the invasive pest. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Animals

Florida's Hunt For Giant Snails Leads To 'Smelly Easter Eggs'

The state has so far spent $6 million trying to eradicate the giant African land snail, an invasive species that devours gardens, carries disease and leaves behind a trail of foul-smelling mucus.

Sleater-Kinney's Janet Weiss (left), Carrie Brownstein (center) and Corin Tucker (right) join All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to discuss new album No Cities To Love. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered

Sleater-Kinney 2.0: The Band Talks About Its First Album In 10 Years

Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss join Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to discuss the band's new album, No Cities To Love.

When beverage companies like Pepsi create ad campaigns with stars like Beyonce, they're trying to appeal to youth, says Jennifer Harris of the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. Walter McBride/Corbis hide caption

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The Salt

Soda Companies Step Up Their Marketing To Black And Latino Kids

Black youth saw more than twice as many ads for sugary drinks on TV compared with white children and teens in 2013. Advertising for the drinks on Spanish-language TV also increased by 44 percent.

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