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September 18, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/17/2014 The Obama Administration sends US troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Plus, passengers in Pakistan chase a former government minister off a plane after his late arrival kept them waiting at the gate for hours. And a fashion designer who's making stunning patterns from images of cancer cells.
PRI's The World: 9/16/2014 The US carries out airstrikes near Baghdad where a tense sectarian mood is emerging and where the "fear of the other is seeping even to the people you know." Also, a Ukrainian-American author writes about the Ukrainian community in Brighton Beach and muses on the relationships between those who left and those who stayed behind. Plus, the coffee maker that turned James Bond into a coffee snob.
PRI's The World: 9/15/2014 A Minneapolis teen disappears and then surfaces in Syria. Her family fears she may have been recruited by militants. Also, a group of American doctors heads to the Ebola outbreak zone. And Grimms' fairy tales get a new English translation ? darker, but also funnier.
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Voting begins in Scottish referendum People in Scotland begin voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.
Australia in 'beheading plot' raids Police carry out anti-terror raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamic extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
US House approves Obama Syria plan The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State.
Can advertisers pressure the NFL?
We look at the power of sponsors as more distance themselves from the NFL.
How will low inflation complicate the Fed?s plans?
Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
Rail delays shut down Midwestern power plants
Minnesota utility couldn't get enough coal by rail to keep four plants operating
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