Audie Cornish speaks with Frank Ciulla about a poignant letter cherished by his family. It was written after his father was killed in the Lockerbie bombing in 1988.

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The federal government will suspend funding while it reviews the potential risks and benefits of certain experiments with three viruses: SARS, MERS and influenza.

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We issue a correction about a story on the teacher's union in Philadelphia and ask for listener questions about Ebola.

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NASA says it plans to replace the digital countdown timer that's featured prominently in broadcasts and images of Kennedy Space Center launches ever since the second moon landing mission 45 years ago.

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