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More Than Military Force Needed To Ending Fighting In Anbar

American airstrikes pounded Islamic State position in Iraq's Western Anbar province to allow a coalition of tribal fighters and Iraqi forces to make gains.
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Kroger Policy Attracts Pro And Anti-Gun Advocates

An anti-gun group that has successfully targeted companies like Starbucks and Target has set its sights on Kroger. Moms Demand Action wants Kroger to restrict guns.
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Ex-Envoy Mitchell Urges U.S. To Maintain Mideast Leadership Role

Steve Inskeep talks to former Senate Majority leader and top U.S. diplomatic envoy George Mitchell about the stakes for a negotiated peace between Israel and the Palestinians — and the importance of continued diplomatic leadership by the U.S. in the Middle East and beyond. Mitchell publishes a three-part series of editorials on the topic this week in the "Boston Globe."
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Low-Cost Clinics Face Challenges Brought On By Obamacare

A Minneapolis clinic has closed after providing low-cost care for 42 years. Revenue from paying patients is down 30 percent because the Affordable Care Act has allowed many to buy health insurance.
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Japan's Nuclear Disaster: Three Years Later

It's been more than three years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japam. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Time Magazine East Asia correspondent Hannah Beech, who recently toured the plant.
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In Tournament Of Chess Titans, A New Challenger Dominates

In St. Louis, Mo., an impressive feat is unfolding in the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament: the Italian-American challenger Fabiano Caruana has dominated, winning seven straight matches to open the event. NPR's Arun Rath talks with chess grandmaster and commentator Ben Finegold.
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Managing Resources Key In Responding To Ebola Outbreak

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer for the international health nonprofit Partners In Health, about the response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
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Ebola Aid Volunteer Says She's Aware Of Risks, But Work Is Important

Volunteers from around the world have traveled to West Africa to help contain the dramatic spread of the Ebola virus, including one 72-year-old from Texas working in Liberia with Doctors Without Borders.
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How Is ISIS Funding Its War?

NPR's Arun Rath talks to NPR Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos about the funding sources for the group known as the Islamic State and the U.S. strategy for defeating the group in Iraq and Syria.
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At 11, Marquis Govan Has Some Things To Say About Ferguson

The sixth-grader loves politics, admires some lawmakers and speaks without notes before the county council. "The people of Ferguson," he told them, "don't need tear gas ... I believe they need jobs."

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