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Former U.S. Army soldier Alfredo Carino stands at the door of the West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center in San Francisco while volunteering with other veterans to accept donations for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Typhoon Haiyan Devastates The Philippines

Philippine Expats In California Contribute To Typhoon Relief

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Philippine Expats In California Contribute To Typhoon Relief

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When reporter Kelly McEvers stepped off the train in Lincoln, Ill., she asked, "What happened to my hometown?" Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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Reporter's Notebook

Dwindling Middle Class Has Repercussions For Small Towns

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Dwindling Middle Class Has Repercussions For Small Towns

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A woman comforts a pregnant relative suffering labor pains at a makeshift birthing clinic in the typhoon-battered city of Tacloban, Philippines, on Monday. Erik de Castro/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Shots - Health News

WHO Calls Typhoon's Medical Challenges 'Monumental'

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WHO Calls Typhoon's Medical Challenges 'Monumental'

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A cyclist rides past buckled asphalt in Key West, Fla., after Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Key West experienced widespread flooding with the storm surge. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Environment

Key West Awash With Plans For Rising Sea Level

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Key West Awash With Plans For Rising Sea Level

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Typhoon Haiyan Devastates The Philippines

Typhoon Devastates Leyte Province

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Typhoon Devastates Leyte Province

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When researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College scanned teenage brains, they found that the area that regulates emotional responses has to work harder to keep impulses in check. Courtesty Kristina Caudle/Developmental Neuroscience hide caption

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Courtesty Kristina Caudle/Developmental Neuroscience

Shots - Health News

The Case Against Brain Scans As Evidence In Court

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The Case Against Brain Scans As Evidence In Court

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A billboard announces discounts on cosmetic treatments in a street of Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia. In recent years the country has been building facilities specifically designed for medical tourists. Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Will Colombia's Gamble On Medical Tourism Pay Off?

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Will Colombia's Gamble On Medical Tourism Pay Off?

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Sean "Diddy" Combs speaks to reporters about his new network, Revolt, at the Television Critics Association press tour in July. Revolt is one of several new Comcast-distributed networks driven by and targeted at minority audiences. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Television

Comcast Deal Puts New Minority-Run Channels In Play

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Comcast Deal Puts New Minority-Run Channels In Play

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Illegal immigrants captured in the Libyan coastal city of Surman are held at a temporary prison in an eastern district of Tripoli, Libya, on Oct. 19. Hamza Turkia/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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Tripoli Zoo Sees Different Kind Of Cage — One With Migrants

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A lady with two slaves, in Bahia, Brazil, 1860. Moreira Salles Institute Archive hide caption

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Moreira Salles Institute Archive

Parallels

Photos Reveal Harsh Detail Of Brazil's History With Slavery

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Photos Reveal Harsh Detail Of Brazil's History With Slavery

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A cross adorned with a poppy was among the ways Harold Percival was remembered Monday. Poppies have been a symbol of remembrance for veterans since the poem In Flanders Fields was written in 1915 by a Canadian military doctor. Nigel Roddis/Getty Images hide caption

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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of WWII Veteran They Didn't Know

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Typhoon Haiyan Devastates The Philippines

Tacloban Took Brunt Of Typhoon Haiyen

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Tacloban Took Brunt Of Typhoon Haiyen

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