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Employees of a petroleum company in Liberia help to curb Ebola's spread via a public health awareness campaign Monday. West Africa is facing its first Ebola outbreak, so questions abound. Abbas Dulleh/AP hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Liberians In America Help Dispel Ebola Myths Back Home

A phone network of families that spans continents is helping get the word out: To protect yourselves from Ebola, don't eat bush meat, get sick loved ones medical treatment and avoid their body fluids.

Deion Jefferson, 10, and Samuel Jefferson, 7, take turns climbing and jumping off a stack of old tires at the Berkeley Adventure Playground in California. The playground is a half-acre park with a junkyard feel where kids are encouraged to "play wild." David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Scientists Say Child's Play Helps Build A Better Brain

Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.

Juvenile wing of the Orleans Parish Prison in Louisiana. In Memphis, the juvenile court system was criticized for inadequate defense of their clients and treating minority children more harshly. Richard Ross/Juvenile In Justice hide caption

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.

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