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Messing With Perfection: Why The Flaming Lips Took On 'Sgt. Pepper'

Wayne Coyne says his band was dying to take The Beatles' masterpiece apart and see how it works.

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'Ole Miss' Debates Campus Traditions With Confederate Roots

The University of Mississippi is making an ongoing effort to remove potentially divisive and racially charged symbols to try and make the campus more welcoming, but not everybody welcomes the changes.

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From The Stadium To Your Stereo: Behind Baseball's Biggest Sounds

You can thank audio engineer Joe Carpenter and his 80 microphones every time you hear the crack of a bat, smack of a glove or thud of a base in this World Series.

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Ukrainians Going To The Polls Amid Conflict And Corruption

Ukraine's parliamentary election is Sunday and the two big issues are the war against separatists and the nation's corruption. Arun Rath talks with Corey Flintoff about the challenges of holding an election there.

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No Small Feat: The NBA's Shortest Player Never Gave Up

At 5 foot 3, Muggsy Bogues holds the record as shortest player in NBA history. Criticism of his height started on the basketball courts of the Baltimore projects, and continued well into his career.

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Producer's Notebook: Coming Home From Monrovia To Confusion And Fear

As Liberians fight Ebola, Americans struggle with fear of the disease.

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After Shootings, Canada Takes Steps To Balance Security With Tradition

A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week's murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.

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In Liberia, How To Gear For Ebola Still An Issue

This week, the CDC issued new guidelines on the protective gear health care workers should wear while treating Ebola patients. But there's still debate in Liberia about what is the proper personal protective equipment.

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Cartoonist Looks Back On Career Built On Unnerving Visions

As a young man, Jim Woodring was looking for a sign — and he found it in a huge, green hallucinated amphibian. His new book of old drawings, Jim, includes many works inspired by such "apparitions."

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No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall

The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.

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Was CDC Too Quick To Blame Dallas Nurses In Care Of Ebola Patient?

It was initially implied that nurses made many of the errors in the handling of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. Further scrutiny shows they were not at fault.

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For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.

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Boko Haram Hasn't Acted On Promise To Release Kidnapped Girls

Audie Cornish talks with Reuters reporter Bate Felix, about reports that more young women and girls have been abducted in northeastern Nigeria.

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Week In Politics: Ebola, Midterms

Robert Siegel talks about the week in politics with EJ Dionne of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about the politics of Ebola.

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New York Ebola Case Raises Questions About U.S. Readiness

The first case of Ebola in New York City is raising new questions about U.S. readiness and response to the disease.

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Wanted: Wind Turbine Mechanic — Must Be Daredevil, Skilled With Hands

Wind power is a growing part of the energy mix in the United States. And more wind turbines means there are new jobs for people to install and repair them. The job requires a unique skill set.

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