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October 25, 2014
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PRI's The World: 10/24/2014 How cell phone data could help track the next Ebola outbreak. Also, how Afghanistan's first and only astronaut ended up in space back in 1989. And, Happy Birthday Zambia! The African nation celebrates 50 years since independence today.
PRI's The World: 10/23/2014 Canada is still reeling after a gunman opened fire in and around the Parliament buildings in Ottawa. Also, the Liberian woman behind an online campaign called "I am a Liberian, Not a Virus." Plus, flashy electric lights or traditional oil lamps? How to celebrate Diwali, the Hindi Festival of Lights
PRI's The World: 10/22/2014 Dramatic scenes at the Canadian parliament building today as at least one or more gunmen opened fire. Plus, efforts are underway to create a cheap, reliable and fast Ebola test kit for use in the field. And, translating Charles Dickens into Spanglish.
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'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
Iran hangs woman despite campaign Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
Google boss sets new skydive record Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series Following two high-scoring games in Kansas City, Game 3 of the World Series turned into a bit more of a pitcher's duel as the Royals prevailed in San Francisco.
No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.
New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.
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