'I Am Thrilled To Be Alive': American Ebola Patients Released From Hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly and another aid worker, Nancy Writebol, were flown back to the U.S. earlier this month after contracting the deadly virus in Liberia.

U.S. Diplomatic Cable Puts Chill On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 11:54 a.m.

The State Department lauded the fundraising phenomenon, but said the participation of high-profile diplomats, such as ambassadors, violates internal policy.

Why Restaurant And Hotel Workers May Soon Get A Raise

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 11:45 a.m.

Restaurants and hotels are posting new job openings faster than they can fill them. This is a promising sign for the economy.

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From Ferguson

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 11:07 a.m.

A day after police detained 47 people, Wednesday night saw barely a handful of arrests in the St. Louis suburb.

Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:40 a.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia tomorrow.

Supreme Court Steps In To Put Hold On Va. Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:39 a.m.

The Supreme Court has stayed a Virginia court's ruling which ended the state's ban on same-sex marriages.

California Drought Has Wild Salmon Competing With Almonds For Water

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:08 a.m.

Thousands of Chinook salmon are struggling to survive in the Klamath River, where waters are running dangerously low and warm. Cold reservoir water is instead going to farms in the Central Valley.

Typewriters, Underwater Hotels And Picture Phones: The Future, As Seen From 1964

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:07 a.m.

The 1964 World's Fair showcased jet packs and other miracles of science. Here's how people back then thought the future would look (and how it actually turned out).

Financial Players Gather In Jackson Hole For Annual Conference

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:07 a.m.

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium. Every summer, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts a group of the world's central bankers and economists to talk about emerging issues in economic policy. This year, one of the main themes is jobs.

George Bush Challenges Bill Clinton To Ice Bucket Challenge

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:07 a.m.

Former President George W. Bush declined the ice water and was going to write a check to the ALS charity. But instead, former first lady Laura Bush doused him. Bush then challenged Clinton.

Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series

NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 10:07 a.m.

Pitcher Mo'ne Davis has dazzled at this year's Little League World Series. She's already throwing in the 70s, as in miles per hour. Some believe she could be an elite pitcher.

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