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Cyberstalking victims often don't know they're being tracked through their own phone because spyware apps like mSpy use misleading labels (labeled "android.sys.process" here) and don't take up much data. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

Cyberstalking has transformed domestic abuse in the U.S. Tracking tools called spyware make it cheap and easy for someone to monitor a partner secretly, 24 hours a day.

Medical workers at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia, put on their protective suits before going to the high-risk area of the hospital, where Ebola patients are being treated, Sept. 3. Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Could Ebola Become As Contagious As The Flu?

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A soldier guards a pipe en route to the Kawergosk Refinery near Irbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, in July. Fighting in northern Iraq forced the closure of the country's largest oil refinery, Baiji, and cut production from the Kirkuk oil field this summer. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up?

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Cyberstalking victims often don't know they're being tracked through their own phone because spyware apps like mSpy use misleading labels (labeled "android.sys.process" here) and don't take up much data. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

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Through the centuries, ketchup became a catchall word for a spiced sauce. my_amii/via Flickr hide caption

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'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

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Alain Locke is buried at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. He lies near many of the nation's early congressmen and next to the first director of the Smithsonian's Museum of African Art. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried

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Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins receives the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House. He describes the battle that earned him the medal as the toughest he saw in three tours of duty in Vietnam. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act

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The clubhouse of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews sits just off the first tee. The course itself is open to the public — women as well as men. But women have never been allowed to join the club since its founding in 1754, and are not allowed to enter the clubhouse, even as guests. Doug Tribou/NPR hide caption

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Scotland's Really Big Vote: Can Women Join St. Andrews Golf Club?

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The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra performs in Baghdad. The concert was promoted by word of mouth to avoid being targeted by bombs. Graham Smith/NPR hide caption

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Iraq's Artists Defy Extremists With Bows, Brushes And A Low Profile

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