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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the last 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 29, 2014 | KERA · After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jun 13, 2014 — The delightful series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is getting a third season, thank goodness.
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Dec 31, 2013 — Glenn McDonald looks at some current box sets that might scratch an itch, particularly if you've got some gift cash burning a hole in your pocket.
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Oct 31, 2013 — Glenn McDonald offers a list of films you might put on in the living room on Halloween night, just to make sure you don't get too much peaceful sleep.
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Apr 4, 2013 — Netflix has announced that the new episodes of Arrested Development will drop on May 26. So get ready.
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Apr 2, 2013 — Bob Mondello reviews the Criterion Collection's Blu-ray release of Terrence Malick's first feature film, Badlands. It's a movie that put Malick and his two stars, Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, on the map.
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Feb 15, 2013 — Marlon Brando gives a strong case for method acting in the film's famous "I coulda been a contender" sequence. Film critic Bob Mondello says there's no madness to his method — or to the Academy Award-winning film, now out in a superb Blu-ray Disc.
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Jan 24, 2013 — Buster Keaton, the great genius of silent comedy, gets celebrated in a 14-disc box set that contains all of his classic silent comedies as well as a raft of shorts and extras.
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Jan 15, 2013 — If you're not a drama nerd, you might think the Canadian backstage comedy Slings and Arrows isn't for you. But film critic Bob Mondello says just one episode may be enough to change your mind.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Texas Chainsaw 3D opens today, but if you're in the mood to be scared instead of splattered, you have plenty of good choices. Glenn McDonald recommends five good scary movies that aren't just slasher films.
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Jan 1, 2013 — The time travel thriller Looper, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, rewrote the rules on the standard science-fiction film. NPR movie critic Bob Mondello explains the loops that are closed by delving into the Blu-ray release.
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