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Israeli Forces Move Into Gaza, 'Terrorist Tunnels' In Cross Hairs

NPR's Ari Shapiro reports on the latest news from the Gaza Strip, where Israel has undertaken a ground invasion against Hamas operatives. It's the first time in five years that the Israeli military has conducted a ground operation.

A Hamas Response To Israeli Peace Terms And The Violence In Gaza

Robert Siegel talks to Ihab al-Ghussein, deputy information minister for Hamas in Gaza, about the conditions under which Hamas would accept a cease-fire.

A Pillar Of AIDS Research And Activism, Lost With Shot-Down Jet

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had been carrying several researchers and activists on their way to a global AIDS conference in Australia. Among them was Dr. Joep Lange, a leading researcher and former president of the International AIDS Society. He was a giant in the field and a mentor to many.
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In Wake Of Malaysia Airlines Downing, Lawmakers Push Sanctions Against Russia

As President Obama awaits more evidence that Russia could have been involved in the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 downing, D.C.-area lawmakers are throwing their weight behind sanctioning the country.
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The Future of Truth: Veteran Investigative Reporter Charles Lewis

Veteran investigative reporter Charles Lewis' new book explores the critical role of journalists in taking on the powerful.


What To Watch In Israel's Ground Invasion Of Gaza

Israel has unleashed repeated military offensives in the Gaza Strip but has never permanently suppressed Palestinian rocket fire. We look at what is, and isn't, different this time.

An 'Overhappy' Survivor, A Guarded Forecast: Reporting On Ebola

An Ebola survivor ran to the front of the room where community health workers were meeting in Sierra Leone. Everyone applauded. It was a moment of joy in a grim time.

From Twitter: The News Unfolds Of The AIDS Figures On Flight MH17

A number of AIDS researchers, activists and officials were on Flight MH17, headed to the International AIDS Conference when the plane was shot out of the sky. Here's how Twitter spread the news.

Typhoon Batters Chinese Island, Heads For Vietnam

Rammasun, which killed 54 people as it passed across the Philippines Wednesday, had picked up strength as it approached the Chinese island of Hainan. One man was killed by falling debris in Hainan.

Berlusconi Underage Sex Conviction Overturned By Italian Court

The former Italian prime minister, who was sentenced to seven years last year for sex with a minor and an attempted cover-up, has been acquitted by an appeals court.