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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.
World Headlines
Video of British hostage released A new video is released showing a British man believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.
Ukraine president urges US support Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on the US to provide military assistance to his country to counter pro-Russian eastern separatists.
Millions in historic Scottish vote Millions of people in Scotland are heading to the polls to vote on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.
How affordable is the Affordable Care Act?
A new survey suggests many Americans find their ACA coverage affordable.
Child care providers are the glue of many communities
Home childcare providers are vital to many, yet make as little as $22,000 a year.
Your sunscreen is way out of date
The FDA has banned certain chemicals that other countries find perfectly legal.
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