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2:37 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Korean Baseball Team Fills The Stands With Fanbots

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 5:07 am

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Middle East
2:30 am
Wed July 30, 2014

After War's Deadliest Day, Another U.N. School In Gaza Gets Hit

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 5:07 am

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Health
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Polio's Surge In Pakistan: Are Parents Part Of The Problem?

Usman (right), 7 months, and Abdullah (left), 18 months, are held by their mothers while they wait to receive the polio vaccine at the Jalozai refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan.
Daniel Berehulak Getty Images

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 1:29 pm

What do the parents think? That's always a crucial question when it comes to vaccinating kids.

And it's particularly important in Pakistan, which is one of the last places in the world where the polio virus is still making kids sick.

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Asia
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Former High-Ranking Official Under Investigation In China

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 5:07 am

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Shots - Health News
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

California Pharmacists Resist Translating Medicine Labels

California's Board of Pharmacy is considering requiring all pharmacies in the state to provide bilingual labels on prescription medicines.
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Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 12:17 pm

Every Saturday morning, a steady stream of Chinese and Vietnamese patients line up at the Paul Hom Asian Clinic in Sacramento. Most of them speak little or no English.

Patient Assistance Director Danny Tao says people come here to get free medical consultations and drug prescriptions. But when patients take those prescriptions to be filled, he says, they don't understand the instructions on the label.

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Economy
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A Disgrace

Lower-income residents may find affordable housing hard to come by in Manhattan.
Seth Wenig AP

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 9:54 am

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is under fire for signing off on a building plan that allows a new luxury high-rise on Manhattan's western edge to have a separate entrance for low-income residents.

About 20 percent of the units in the 33-story tower will be reserved for low- and middle-income residents. But all the affordable units will be grouped in one area, and those tenants will have to enter through a separate door.

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Around the Nation
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

As Pharma Jobs Leave N.J., Office Space Ghost Towns Remain

Tom Stanton of the real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle shows off empty lab space at Roche in Nutley, N.J.
Daniel Tucker WNYC

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 10:04 am

New Jersey used to be known as "the nation's medicine chest," but over the past two decades, many of the state's pharmaceutical industry jobs have dried up or moved elsewhere, and left millions of square feet of office space, warehouses and laboratories sitting empty.

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Africa
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Doctor Treating Ebola Patients In Sierra Leone Succumbs To The Disease

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 5:07 am

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Doctors in West Africa have been fighting to control the largest outbreak of Ebola virus in history. One of those doctors, Sheik Humarr Khan, died of the disease yesterday in Sierra Leone.

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Business
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

U.S. Judge Sides With Iraq, Blocks Kurds' Attempt To Sell Oil

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 5:07 am

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As Iraq has been torn apart by sectarian violence, the country's Kurdish population has moved towards independence with income from oil.

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World
1:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

U.S., EU Try To Turn Up The Heat On Russia

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 5:07 am

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