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October 20, 2014
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PRI's The World: 10/17/2014 Cuba's medical brigades and their contributions to the international response on Ebola. Plus, the story of a Sikh-American who has dealt with stigma and prejudice by engaging people with humor. And from the far north, how the people of Nunavut keep the polar bears at bay so their children can trick or treat on Halloween.
PRI's The World: 10/16/2014 We continue our coverage of the West Africa Ebola crisis and we explore the fictional world of medical thrillers with the screenwriter of the 2011 film "Contagion." Also, a conversation with Pakistani writer Bina Shah about the depiction of her homeland in the new season of "Homeland." And, Sing Peak in Yosemite honors the national park's Chinese past.
PRI's The World: 10/15/2014 One thing Ebola means for Liberians ? daily life without touching, hugging or shaking hands. Plus, how protesters in Hong Kong are using art to support their calls for more democracy. And a reality check on President Obama's strategy for dealing with ISIS.
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Fresh fighting in key Syrian town Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
Exiled Nazis collected US benefits The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.
When a economic driver gets a 20 percent discount
The dip in oil prices is looking like a sustained drop. Here's the story so far.
The numbers for October 20, 2014
The Apple Pay "gold rush" and good news on the Ebola crisis: Let's do the numbers.
What scares you the most financially?
Tackling the scariest problems in your finances.
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