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Terry Cawthorn was a nurse at Mission Hospital for more than 20 years. But after a series of back injuries, mainly from lifting patients, she was fired. Cawthorn took legal action against the hospital and still faces daily struggles as a result of her injury. Susannah Kay for NPR hide caption

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Injured Nurses

Hospital To Nurses: Your Injuries Are Not Our Problem

When Terry Cawthorn severely injured her back on the job, Mission Hospital refused to take responsibility — an attitude toward nurses that NPR found in hospitals across the U.S.

During an October visit to Liberia, USAID head Rajiv Shah held a joint press conference with the country's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID

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From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID

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Terry Cawthorn was a nurse at Mission Hospital for more than 20 years. But after a series of back injuries, mainly from lifting patients, she was fired. Cawthorn took legal action against the hospital and still faces daily struggles as a result of her injury. Susannah Kay for NPR hide caption

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Injured Nurses

Hospital To Nurses: Your Injuries Are Not Our Problem

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Hospital To Nurses: Your Injuries Are Not Our Problem

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Diners fill Riverpark, a New York City restaurant, in January. Restaurateurs fear that the tipped-wage hike being proposed in New York will force them to get rid of tipping altogether. Brad Barket/Getty Images hide caption

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Will A Tipped-Wage Hike Kill Gratuities For New York's Waiters?

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Sureshbhai Patel lies in a bed at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala., on Feb. 7. Patel was severely injured when police threw him to the ground. Chirag Patel/AP hide caption

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Ala. Governor Apologizes To Indian Government In 'Excessive Force' Case

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John Coltrane during the recording of A Love Supreme in December 1964. Chuck Stewart/Courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History hide caption

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Jazz Night In America

Christian McBride On 'A Love Supreme' And Its Descendants

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Christian McBride On 'A Love Supreme' And Its Descendants

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Somali-American youths play basketball before the start of a September 2013 solidarity rally by the Minneapolis Somali community to denounce al-Shabab's attack of a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Less than a decade after groups of teens from Minneapolis emigrated to Somalia to join the terrorist group, more have been recruited to join the self-declared Islamic State in Syria. Eric Miller/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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National Security

For Somalis In Minneapolis, Jihadi Recruiting Is A Recurring Nightmare

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For Somalis In Minneapolis, Jihadi Recruiting Is A Recurring Nightmare

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An Oxford student practices for the upcoming wine-tasting match with the University of Cambridge. Gabrielle Emanuel/NPR hide caption

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A Sophisticated Version Of Guess The Grape — But Is It A Sport?

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