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Over Spain's Objections, Catalonia Plans Referendum On Independence

Now that Scotland has voted to stay in the U.K., attention is turning to another separatist movement. Emboldened by the peaceful Scottish referendum, Catalans are planning a vote in November.

Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down

Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.

Keeping Heirloom Apples Alive Is 'Like A Chain Letter' Over Many Centuries

Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.

Paige Rawl Remains 'Positive' While Living With HIV

Paige Rawl grew up enduring intense bullying due to her HIV status. Her new memoir recounts the journey.

US Men Falling Away From The Workforce

In 1954, almost 98 percent of American men of prime working age were employed, compared to 88 percent in 2014.

A Different Pro Baseball Player Hangs Up His Spikes

Even though focus is on the end of Derek Jeter's career, Luis Lopez of the Bridgeport Bluefish will soon end his own storied, two decade baseball career.

Reporter: Sunni Tribesmen Key In ISIS Fight

Josh Rushing is returning from a reporting trip in Iraq and Syria for Al Jazeera, and says Sunni tribesmen should not be conflated with the militant group ISIS.

For The Love Of Cello

Reporter Scott Lau reflects on how playing the cello changed him.

On Stage: Hoopcamp Goes Beyond Hula Hoops

In our "On Stage" series today, we go to Hoopcamp, which bills itself as the "largest yearly gathering of the hoop dance community."

Climate Change Activists To Converge On New York

Climate change activists will march on New York this weekend ahead of the United Nation's Climate Change Summit.