Morning Edition for October 9, 2014 Hear the Morning Edition program for October 9, 2014

Morning EditionMorning Edition

The home of Marthalene Williams, the Ebola-stricken woman aided by Thomas Eric Duncan. A man on the porch, who appeared to be in the late stages of Ebola, informed our photographer that he'd been to a hospital but was told to return home and quarantine himself. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
John W. Poole/NPR

Fond Memories Of Ebola Victim Eric Duncan, Anger Over His Death

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354645983/354754658" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Adreanne Lewis signs up for a photo ID at a senior center in Arlington County, Va., with the help of Bill Sands, outreach coordinator for the county registrar. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Pam Fessler/NPR

Rules For Provisional Ballots All Over The Map

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354534487/354754664" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A "Mass mob" fills St. Florian Church in Hamtramck, Mich. The church can seat 1,500 people, but normally only about 200 people attend noon Mass. Sarah Hulett/Michigan Radio hide caption

toggle caption
Sarah Hulett/Michigan Radio

'Mass Mobs' Aim To Keep Pews Full At Old Churches

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/352816659/354754670" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Reported cases of Ebola in Liberia have dropped for three weeks in a row. The values include both probable and confirmed cases. Michaeleen Doucleff/World Health Organization hide caption

toggle caption
Michaeleen Doucleff/World Health Organization

Could Ebola Be Slowing Down In Liberia?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354754602/354754603" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Screen shot of the mobile game Candy Crush Saga. Screen shot of Candy Crush Saga hide caption

toggle caption
Screen shot of Candy Crush Saga

You Can Create A Hit Video Game About Anything. Even Making Toast

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354649902/354754676" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"I was slapping myself in the face," singer Doug Seegers says of his recent success. "I kept saying, 'Am I dreaming? When am I going to wake up and go back to living under the bridge?' " Gregg Roth/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Gregg Roth/Courtesy of the artist

Homeless In Nashville, Huge In Sweden

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354642327/354754682" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The broadcast tower at Alexanderplatz looms over the city center. A crossing point of tourists, commuters, shoppers, lovers, artists and bums, Alexanderplatz was rebuilt by the communist authorities of former East Germany in the 1960s. Today, it's a popular gathering place in the reunified city. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

In Berlin, Remaking The City Can Rekindle Old Frictions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354110420/354754688" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Protesters dressed as Chinese Red Guards chant during a May demonstration in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. People from Hong Kong staged a satirical rally to urge Chinese tourists to stay in mainland China. Competition for housing, grades and jobs between the two groups have produced deep tensions. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Economics, Tensions With Mainlanders Fuel Hong Kong's Protests

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354632365/354754694" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A health worker for Doctors Without Borders checks patients at a mobile clinic in the village of Zere in the Central African Republic. Ton Koene /Courtesy of MSF hide caption

toggle caption
Ton Koene /Courtesy of MSF

Doctors Without Borders Changed The Way We Heal The World

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354754651/354754652" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.

Morning EditionMorning Edition