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The mayor of Nairobi, Geoffrey Majiwa (center), was in court Oct. 26 to face charges of fraud over the purchase of land to serve as a new cemetery for the Kenyan capital. Majiwa was arrested by the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Africa

Will Kenya's Attempt To Root Out Graft Take Hold?

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Will Kenya's Attempt To Root Out Graft Take Hold?

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A clinical psychologist in Connecticut monitors the electrode impulses of a patient with ADHD. Some parents are turning to neurofeedback to treat the disorder. Catherine Avalone/The Middletown Press hide caption

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Train The Brain: Using Neurofeedback To Treat ADHD

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There's an emerging body of research demonstrating that our health and well-being are influenced by our time in the womb, author Annie Murphy Paul says. Monkey Business Images/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health

Annie Murphy Paul: A Writer Explores Fetal Origins

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Annie Murphy Paul: A Writer Explores Fetal Origins

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Bill Ferson, 92, has been working at the Vita Needle Company for more than 20 years. He arrives around 4 a.m. four days a week. Ari Daniel Shapiro for NPR hide caption

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In Their 90s, Working For More Than Just A Paycheck

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National Security

Zeroing In On Bomb Plot Suspects

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Zeroing In On Bomb Plot Suspects

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Steve Poizner, California's insurance commissioner, forced health plans to scale back double-digit rate hikes. But people still don't know his name. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care

Insurance Commissioners Loom Large In Health Law

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Insurance Commissioners Loom Large In Health Law

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Alleged victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy held a candlelight vigil of solidarity at the Vatican on Sunday. Demonstrators carried placards with messages that included:  "Shame”, "Church Without Abuse," and “The pope protects pedophile priests." Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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Europe

Clergy Abuse Victims Rally At Vatican

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Clergy Abuse Victims Rally At Vatican

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Dream Team: Fred Ebb (from left) and John Kander contributed a trunk full of striking shows and indelible tunes -- including Cabaret, Chicago and that cabaret-and-karaoke inevitability "New York, New York" -- to the American songbook. Ebb died in 2004, before work on The Scottsboro Boys was complete. Andrew Kent/Getty Images hide caption

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'Scottsboro Boys' Tell Their Own Story On Broadway

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