Reverend Dr. Herman Browne voluntarily quarantined himself for 21 days after his wife's friend tested positive for Ebola. On Sunday, he returned to his church, Trinity Cathedral, to preach to his congregation about Ebola prevention. Jon Hamilton/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Ebola In Church: A Reverend's Quarantine Spreads The Word

There's one place in Monrovia where people continue to gather together despite the threat of Ebola: Sunday church service. One reverend knows firsthand how the smallest mistake can be deadly.

Swedish corvette HMS Stockholm patrols Jungfrufjarden in the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden, on Monday. Swedish authorities say they've detected "foreign underwater activity" thought to be a possible Russian submarine. Anders Wiklund/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Sweden's Sub Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories

Stockholm has a grainy photo of what it says shows "foreign underwater activity" in an incident eerily similar to the grounding of a Soviet submarine in the same waters in 1981.

Pro-democracy protesters gather during a rally of the ongoing Occupy Central movement in Admiralty District of Hong Kong, China, on Monday. The territory's leader has accused foreign elements of helping stoke unrest. Jeon Heon-kyun/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Hong Kong Leader Blames 'External Forces' For Stoking Protests

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who student activists have demanded step down, says "different countries in different parts of the world" are helping to fuel unrest in the Chinese territory.

The Flaming Lips' new album, With A Little Help From My Fwends, comes out Oct. 28. George Salisbury/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen

First Listen: The Flaming Lips, 'With A Little Help From My Fwends'

On an album-length cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Flaming Lips' playful streak gets undercut with moments of abrasiveness and aggression — and detours down strange side roads.

Nike-owned Converse, the company responsible for the Chuck Taylor All Star shoe, is suing to stop other shoemakers from copying what it says are distinctive elements of its design. Grant Halverson/AP hide caption

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Business

Bucking The Fashion Trend, Converse Kicks Up A Fuss About Knockoffs

The Nike-owned company is suing to protect its Chuck Taylor All Stars from copycats. But NYU law professor Chris Sprigman says it might be an uphill battle, since copying is part of the fashion cycle.

Janet Weiss (left), Carrie Brownstein (center) and Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney. The trio's first album since 2005 will be out on January 20. Brigitte Sire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered

Sleater-Kinney Reunite, Announce New Album

Eight years after going on indefinite hiatus, the trio is back. They'll release a new album on Jan. 20 called No Cities To Love. Hear the song "Bury Our Friends" now.

Anti-immigration activist Judy Lairmore protests busing of migrant people from Central America on July 15, in Oracle, Ariz. Many immigrants have been moving into the suburbs in recent decades. And that's creating new tensions with the people who live there. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S.

Residents Uneasy About Immigrant Shift Into Suburbs

Immigrant families living in the U.S. illegally have been moving out of urban areas into the suburbs. That's creating new tensions with some of the people who live there.

People hold signs, including some reading "America is ready for marriage," at a same-sex marriage victory celebration on October 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah. America may be ready, but Republicans aren't: Rising popular support for same-sex marriage is posing a problem for GOP. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises

Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.

After college, Geena Davis got a job at an Ann Taylor clothing store. Then she noticed an empty chair in a window display, and she decided to sit down and freeze. "I was a live mannequin," she says. Courtesy of Geena Davis hide caption

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My Big Break

From Mannequin To Actor: Geena Davis' 'Ridiculous, Ridiculous' Break

Geena Davis has played unforgettable roles in movies like Beetlejuice and A League of Their Own. But before her acting debut in Tootsie, she worked at a clothing store in window displays.

Taqueria La Delicia is a lonchera, or food truck, that parks near a Lowes Home Improvement store in New Orleans. The owner is Honduran, and so are many of the day laborers that eat there. Laine Kaplan-Levenson/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

In The Big Easy, Food Vendors Create A Little Honduras WWNO

Thanks to a quirk of history, New Orleans has long had a Honduran population, but it exploded post-Katrina. Nearly a decade later, Hondurans have created a vibrant, if underground, culinary community.

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A woman looks at an oil portrait of Toni Morrison at the National Portrait Gallery. A self-portrait of sorts, Morrison's life of fiction drawn in words will be permanently kept at Princeton. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Toni Morrison's Collection Finds A Permanent Home At Princeton

The Nobel laureate taught at Princeton University for 17 years. Now, her papers — some 180 linear feet of them — are returning to be housed in the school's library. Also: a roundup of new releases.

Edgar Degas' Little Dancer Aged Fourteen is on display at the National Gallery of Art until Jan. 11. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon/ Courtesy of the National Gallery hide caption

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Theater

'Little Dancer' Musical Imagines The Story Behind Degas' Mysterious Muse

Ballerina Marie Van Goethem started modeling for Edgar Degas around 1878 and inspired his statue Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. But history lost track of her after she left the Paris Opera.

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