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Villagers shout anti-U.S. slogans after a U.S.-led raid in Wardak, Afghanistan, that killed three civilians two weeks ago. A crowd of about 300 villagers yelled "Death to the United States" and blocked a main road in eastern Afghanistan. Rahmatullah Naikzad/AP hide caption

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Deadly U.S. Raid Sparks Furor Among Afghan Civilians

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Indian workers answer telephone calls at a call center on the outskirts of New Delhi in 2008. Increasingly, American companies are employing U.S. workers to handle customer service calls in their own homes. Findlay Kember/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

Outsourced Call Centers Return, To U.S. Homes

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Outsourced Call Centers Return, To U.S. Homes

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Robert O'Rourke was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in late 2006.  The lung disease causes scarring in the lungs, which makes breathing difficult. There's no cure yet, and researchers aren't certain what causes the disease. Courtesy of Robert O'Rourke hide caption

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Breathing New Life Into Lung Disease Awareness

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Dr. Cathy Crute, who has her own practice in Maine, says she brings a personal touch to primary care. Emilie Sommer for NPR hide caption

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Primary Care Under Pressure

Bucking The Trend: Primary Care Doc Practices Solo

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Bucking The Trend: Primary Care Doc Practices Solo

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From Our Listeners

Summer Jobs: Food Service

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Summer Jobs: Food Service

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