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NPR Topics: U.S.
When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake "documentaries" about everything from mermaids to mythical monster sharks.

Beware: Your Uber Ride May Come With A Side Of Oversharing
Len Elmore: Black Athletes Need To Speak Out About Ferguson
NPR Topics: World
Liberia's Ebola Routine: Wear Your Temperature On Your Lapel

NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.

Saavy PR Campaign Has Lured Many To Fight In Syria's Civil War
Sanctions Against Russia Have Failed To Achieve Political Goals
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Travelling Books: Vintage Van Carries Literature Around Lisbon

A mobile bookstore, loaded with translations of Portuguese classics, drives around selling books to tourists and locals alike. The van, called Tell a Story, plans to start traveling throughout Europe.

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When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake "documentaries" about everything from mermaids to mythical monster sharks.

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Beware: Your Uber Ride May Come With A Side Of Oversharing

The "sharing economy" has created a lot of solutions for cheap rides and places to stay. In a piece for Ozy.com, Pooja Bhatia writes about one undesired byproduct: oversharing.

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Saavy PR Campaign Has Lured Many To Fight In Syria's Civil War

More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.

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NPR Topics: Politics
Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics
McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns To Avoid Being 'Distraction'
NPR Topics: Economy
Russian Hackers Reportedly Hit JPMorgan, Other Banks

The FBI says it is working with the Secret Service to investigate the alleged swiping of account data, which it's thought might be in retaliation for U.S. sanctions on Moscow.

Survey: Americans Are Grumpy About Economic Recovery
Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Solved?
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