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Pvt. E-2 David Mangold crawls under barbed wire during a series of obstacles in a training course. For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Army has changed the way it trains new recruits. Core exercises and sprints have replaced bayonets and long runs. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The Impact of War

For Army, Preventing Suicides Starts On Day 1

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For Army, Preventing Suicides Starts On Day 1

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Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado (left) and Republican challenger Ken Buck appear on NBC News' Meet the Press, on Oct. 17. William B. Plowman/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images hide caption

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Election 2010

Money Has Poured Into Colorado's Senate Race

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Money Has Poured Into Colorado's Senate Race

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Fishmonger Esi Dede slices a fresh catch on the beach at the village of Apewosika, near Axim in central Ghana. Locals complain that the burgeoning offshore oil industry on the Atlantic coast means dwindling fish hauls. Eric Don-Arthur for NPR hide caption

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Africa

With Oil Set To Flow, Ghana Ponders The Future

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With Oil Set To Flow, Ghana Ponders The Future

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Jordi Savall has long been a major figure of early music. His new album focuses on the musical interchange between Spain and the New World. Getty Images hide caption

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A Common Thread: Music Of Spain And Mexico

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Beth Accomando has a grisly wound applied to her shoulder with makeup. Joseph Perez hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Ten Things I Learned As A Zombie

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Ten Things I Learned As A Zombie

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A crowd of New York-bound train passengers stands on the platform at the Trenton, N.J., train station as a full Amtrak train prepares to depart. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Business

For Amtrak Riders, It's All Aboard Despite The Cost

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For Amtrak Riders, It's All Aboard Despite The Cost

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Sick cholera victims and families wait at St. Nicolas Hospital in Saint-Marc, north of Port-au-Prince. Saint-Marc residents burned down nearby tents Wednesday that were supposed to relieve pressure on the hospital. Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Chaos In Haiti As Cholera Patients Seek Treatment

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Chaos In Haiti As Cholera Patients Seek Treatment

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The contrast between Mogadishu and the Somaliland capital of Hargeisa is striking. In Hargeisa, people wave at foreigners, but in Mogadishu, foreigners are more likely to be shot or kidnapped. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Africa

In East Africa, A Bright Spot Amid The Anarchy

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In East Africa, A Bright Spot Amid The Anarchy

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No Age's new album, Everything in Between, touches on the duo's speedy skate-punk roots. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Reviews

No Age Shrieks And Soothes On 'Everything In Between'

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No Age Shrieks And Soothes On 'Everything In Between'

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