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Kitibe, 26, has recovered from Ebola and was ready to go home. Then the hospital told him he might have TB. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

The Ebola Survivors Who Can't Go Home

They beat the deadly virus, but transportation back home is hard to come by. So they're living in an abandoned hospital ward, hoping someday to resume the life they had before Ebola struck.

Their Pie
To the Levee

When Sgt. Paul Braun (right) first met Philip, the Iraqi interpreter assigned to his company, he didn't trust him. But after his tour was over, he worked for years to get Philip a visa to come to the U.S. Storycorps hide caption

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Storycorps

American Soldier, Iraqi Interpreter: From Strangers To 'Brothers'

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Rostro Descolorido [Saeta] Pedro Soler, Gaspar Claus et. al.

Alexander Scriabin originally set out to write a piece called "Orgiastic Poem," centered on physical ecstasy, but later decided to alter the title to something more ambiguous. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Postlude To A Kiss: Scriabin's Raging 'Poem Of Ecstasy'

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Le Poème de l'extase (Poem of Ecstasy), symphony [No. 4] in C major, Op. 54 Philadelphia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (conductor)
All My Friends Are Insects [*] Weezer
El Scorcho

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after attacking a tank with a rocket-propelled grenade during fighting in Aleppo, Syria, in September 2012. The rebels say they are willing to take on the Islamic State, but need more weapons. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

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Syria's 'Moderate Rebels' Say They Are Willing, But Need Weapons

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My Mathematical Mind Spoon
Way We Get By Spoon

Kitibe, 26, has recovered from Ebola and was ready to go home. Then the hospital told him he might have TB. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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The Ebola Survivors Who Can't Go Home

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Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell was supposed to be cruising to re-election, but he's now in a serious contest against a non-partisan ticket. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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In Alaska Race For Governor, Democrats Try An Unusual Tactic: Dropping Out

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Nevergreen Emancipator

The Illinois State Corn Husking Competition is one of nine competitions happening during harvest season all across the Midwest. Abby Wendle /NPR hide caption

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Once A Year, Farmers Go Back To Picking Corn By Hand — For Fun

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Lebanese Blonde Thievery Corporation

Shakey Graves' new album is titled And The War Came. Jarred Gastriech/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Suitcase Musician Comes Home: Shakey Graves On 'And The War Came'

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