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Fantastic Negrito is the winner of the first-ever Tiny Desk Concert Contest. Brian Gibel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered

The Tiny Desk Concert Contest Winner Is...

Out of thousands of submissions, one soulful musician came out on top.

Dr. Kwan Kew Lai volunteered for six weeks at an Ebola treatment center run by International Medical Corps in Bong, Liberia. Courtesy of Kwan Kew Lai hide caption

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Goats and Soda

The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

10 min

The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

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Tobacco smokers are more likely than nonsmokers to die from infection, kidney disease and, maybe, breast cancer. iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

2 min

Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

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Fantastic Negrito is the winner of the first-ever Tiny Desk Concert Contest. Brian Gibel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Tiny Desk Concert Contest Winner Is ...

7 min

The Tiny Desk Concert Contest Winner Is ...

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Rosie (Melissa George) and barbecue hostess Aisha (Thandie Newton) comfort Rosie's 5-year-old son (Dylan Schombing) after another parent hit him. Virginia Sherwood/NBC hide caption

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Miniseries Explores The Ugly Fallout Of A Disciplinary 'Slap'

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