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The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Angela Stimpson donated a kidney to a complete stranger. Why did she do it? Researchers found that the brains of Stimpson and other altruists are sensitive to fear and distress in a stranger's face.

A health worker, wearing personal protective equipment, returns to her ambulance after transporting a patient to the Hastings treatment center outside Freetown. The center is the only one run exclusively by locals. Francisco Leong /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Case Of Mistaken Identity Sends Healthy Boy To An Ebola Ward

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The 5th Exotic Quantic
Time Is the Enemy Quantic

No amount of training can undo the violence someone experienced at home as a child, but it can help break the cycle. Pamela Albin Moore/iStockphoto hide caption

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NFL Looks To Training To Prevent Domestic Violence By Players

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Surf Blaster The Vara-Tones
Wild Mouse Los Straitjackets
With My Friends [12" Only Remix] Aloe Blacc & Most, King
Lingus Snarky Puppy

Neko Case and Carl Newman of The New Pornographers say a great pop song opens your heart up and makes you want to hear it again and again. Chris Buck/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carl Newman And Neko Case On What Makes a Pop Song Work

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Marching Orders
Taste of Honey Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass

Demonstrators make their way down Sixth Avenue in New York during the People's Climate March on Sunday. Jason DeCrow/AP hide caption

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All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

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Ambling Alp [Instrumental] Yeasayer
O.N.E. [Instrumental] Yeasayer

Classrooms across Gaza are crowded with as many as 50 or 60 students, principals say, as dozens of school buildings have been destroyed or damaged, or are still housing people who lost their homes. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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In The Gaza Strip, The School Year Gets Off To A Rocky Start

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Good Morning: Bananas in Pajamas Theme/Humpty Dumpty/Here We Go Round Mary-Ann Henshaw, McNamara et. al.
Sticks And Stones John Scofield

Chief Brita Horn of the Rock Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Colorado says the department is "always short-handed." Bente Birkeland/KRCC hide caption

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Shrinking Pool Of Volunteer Firefighters Leaves Communities At Risk

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Million and One Things to Do [Instrumental] Time Machine
Time's Fly Time Machine

Philadelphia Eagles player Zach Ertz attempts to catch a pass during Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Congress has seized on recent controversies to attack the NFL's tax-exempt status. Rich Schultz/Getty Images hide caption

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After Major Image Fumbles, NFL Now Runs Into Congress

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No Discount Zongo Junction
Longtooth Zongo Junction

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