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The National Zoo's carousel is among dozens that Carousel Works has installed around the U.S., each made to fit in with its surroundings. James Clark/NPR hide caption

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American Made: The New Manufacturing Landscape

No Mere Merry-Go-Round: Ohio Carousel Maker Carves From Scratch

Wooden carousels, with hand-carved and painted horses, seem like a relic of the past. But Carousel Works in Mansfield, Ohio, is one of a few companies still making them to order.

Goats and Soda

Ebola Is Keeping Kids From Getting Vaccinated In Liberia

The rate for routine vaccinations of babies used to be 97 percent. Now the figure is 27 percent. Blame it on the rippling effects of the oubreak.

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon delivers a statement at the Israeli Defense forces headquarters in June 2014 in Jerusalem. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Israel's Defense Minister: Mideast Borders 'Absolutely' Will Change

The blunt-talking Moshe Ya'alon says that Syria, Iraq and Libya have all been shattered by fighting in recent years and that the future map of the Middle East will look very different.

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