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Searching For A Fairer Way To Distribute Donor Livers

Piper Su, seen here with her son, Elliot, lives in Alexandria, Va. She has registered with several transplant centers in hopes of increasing the odds of getting an organ.Courtesy of Piper Suhide caption

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Searching For A Fairer Way To Distribute Donor Livers

The nation's organ transplant network is considering changing how livers are distributed. The goal is to make the system fairer, but critics worry patients in poorer rural areas could lose out.

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Wary Of Unrest Among Uighur Minority, China Locks Down Xinjiang Province

At Urumqi's Grand Bazaar, a police officer chats with a local vendor while a video promoting China's ethnic minorities plays on a big screen overlooking the square. This was the site of Uighur protests in 2009 that sparked citywide riots, leading to the death of hundreds. Since then, the city has become one of China's most tightly controlled police states.Rob Schmitz/NPRhide caption

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Wary Of Unrest Among Uighur Minority, China Locks Down Xinjiang Province

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Searching For A Fairer Way To Distribute Donor Livers

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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

Until it was surpassed recently by a similar instrument in China, the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, completed in 1963, was the world's single largest.Seth Shostak/APhide caption

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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

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