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How A Tilt Toward Safety Stopped A Scientist's Virus Research

The U.S. government has stopped some experiments with dangerous viruses, saying the risks need to be reconsidered. Key work in one scientist's lab has been halted.

President George W. Bush shakes hands with Nancy Pelosi during their post-election meeting at the White House in November 2006. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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The Awkward Post-Election White House Lunch

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How A Tilt Toward Safety Stopped A Scientist's Virus Research

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Morning Edition staff, including Melissa Gray and Barry Gordemer, shown here in 2002, aren't immune to mistakes — or sheer silliness. Courtesy of Jeffrey Katz hide caption

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OOPS! 'Morning Edition's' Best Bloopers

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In addition to his work with bands Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton has produced music as a solo artist since the 1980s. William Thoren/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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George Clinton's Musical Life, From The Barbershop To Hip-Hop

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U.S. Marines take position on the outskirts of Fallujah, Iraq, at the start of a major operation to combat insurgents in the city, on Nov. 8, 2004. Anja Niedringhaus/AP hide caption

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10 Years After Battle For Fallujah, Marines Reflect On 'Iconic Fight'

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Ret. Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, 40, with Sgt. Mary Dague, 30, who helped him cope after his wife was killed disarming an IED in Iraq. They only met face-to-face recently, for their StoryCorps conversation. StoryCorps hide caption

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Bomb Techs Work Through 'Dark Spots' To Brighter Lives

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We Are the Willows' new album is titled Picture (Portrait). Peter Miller (center) is the band's principal songwriter. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Musician Writes A Soundtrack For His Grandparents' Love Story

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The casino strip in Macau has revenues roughly seven times its counterpart in Las Vegas. With China's government cracking down on corruption, the gambling business is down sharply. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Corruption Crackdown Pummels Macau Casinos

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