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It's 'Etsy,' Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

Apollo Omondi Omware couldn't find a white-collar job, so he created his own business, weaving baskets and training others to weave as well. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

It's 'Etsy,' Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

This summer, Kenyan artists came to Washington, D.C., for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Some of them make their living by turning trash into sculptures, jewelry and igloos.

Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

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Shots - Health News

Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

Scientists hoped the Mississippi baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

Militants Reportedly Kill Dozens Of Ukrainian Troops

Ukrainian soldiers man a checkpoint about 30 miles from Donetsk, Thursday. Government officials said Friday that a rocket attack had killed as many as 30 soldiers. hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Militants Reportedly Kill Dozens Of Ukrainian Troops

Separatists reportedly used a rocket-launching system to shell government troops Friday. The deadly strike comes after days of steady gains against the rebels by Ukrainian forces.

The New Sound Of Young Nashville: 3 Country Artists To Watch

Steelism is the duo of Jeremy Fetzer (left) and Spencer Cullum. Their debut full-length, 615 to Fame, will be out in September 2014. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The New Sound Of Young Nashville: 3 Country Artists To Watch

Ann Powers says Music City has never been more bohemian — and that's one reason why, alongside the glitz of mainstream country, the underground side of American roots music is booming there.

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