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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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Weekend Edition Saturday for April 26, 2014

Apr 26, 2014 — President Obama wrapped up a two-day visit to South Korea, warning Pyongyang that pursuing nuclear weapons will only lead to more isolation. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Thousands have been jailed in Egypt since a crackdown on dissent last November. But most Egyptians are unwilling to risk jail for reform; most wish things would finally quiet down.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Chicago is the best place to have a good laugh, according to a report from the Humor Research Lab in Colorado. But don't be fooled — you can't precisely calculate a city's sense of humor.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Moscow is demanding that Kiev's new constitution give so much autonomy to its diverse regions — particularly the Russian-speaking ones — that they could even conduct their own foreign policy.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Pope John Paul II was a favorite of traditionalists in the Catholic Church. John XXIII was beloved by liberals. By canonizing them together, Pope Francis hopes to keep all Catholics in the same tent.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Black Francis, frontman of the Pixies, is trying his hand at literature. He's co-authored an illustrated novel based on the world's first pornographic film, a 1908 production called The Good Inn.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Comedian Jim Gaffigan takes aim at kale in his new comedy special, Obsessed. He reminds NPR's Scott Simon we once thought cottage cheese was healthy, even though it looks like cellulite.
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Apr 26, 2014 — We learn if the home court advantage is really an advantage when NPR's Scott Simon speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Soccer is a national obsession in England that's spilling over into America. NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports business writer John Ourand about why Americans are buying up the U.K.'s top teams.
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Apr 26, 2014 — In celebration of National Poetry Month, some of the biggest names in show business took to the stage to read their favorite wordsmiths.
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