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Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is launching a return to politics by running for Congress. His campaign comes 50 years after he first served as a state senator, and three years after he was released from federal prison, where he was serving time on corruption charges. Edwards — nicknamed the "Silver Fox" €”— says public life is his calling. "It's in my blood," he tells NPR. Travis Spradling/SP hide caption

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Ex-Con, Future Congressman? Former Gov. Edwin Edwards Campaigns Again

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Chris Siegler (center) in Freetown, Sierra Leone, in 2011. Siegler has forged a relationship between the YMCA in Missoula, Mont., and the one in Freetown. Courtesy of Kirk Siegler hide caption

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In This Year Of Ebola, A Montana YMCA Is Its Brother's KeeperMTPR

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A health worker, wearing personal protective equipment, returns to her ambulance after transporting a patient to the Hastings treatment center outside Freetown. The center is the only one run exclusively by locals. Francisco Leong /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Case Of Mistaken Identity Sends Healthy Boy To An Ebola Ward

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New York state is buying homes like this one in Staten Island's Fox Beach neighborhood as part of a Hurricane Sandy recovery project in the hopes that demolishing them will help nature return and provide a barrier to future storm surges. Matthew Schuerman/WNYC hide caption

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Some On Staten Island Opt For Buyout Of 'Houses That Don't Belong' WNYC

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Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone blasted a leading Indian newspaper after it commented on her cleavage. Women and men across the country came to her support on social media. Gautam Singh/AP hide caption

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Bollywood Star Fires Back At Indian Paper Over Cleavage Photo

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