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Kobani Aristrikes Highlight Limit Of U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

The U.S. has been bombing ISIS targets in Syria, but that has not stopped the self-proclaimed Islamic State from threatening civilians in the country.
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Judging Effectivenes Of Airstrikes Against ISIS Remains A Challenge

There have been about 400 airstrikes so far in Iraq and Syria. We take a look at the impact in both countries, whether the Islamic State fighters have been slowed, and the way ahead.
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A Strong Voice From The Ebola Front: Lorenzo Dorr

Drugs are in short supply. So is protective gear. Muddy roads may be impassable. But community health worker Lorenzo Dorr continues his efforts to keep Ebola in check in remote parts of Liberia.
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World Bank Says Ebola Could Inflict Enormous Economic Losses

In 2013, Sierra Leone and Liberia ranked second and sixth among countries with the highest GDP growth in the world. But that growth has stopped because of the deadly Ebola virus.
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We Don't Know A Lot About Dogs And Ebola — But We Should

The story of Excalibur, whose Spanish owner has Ebola, raises many questions. Can dogs catch the virus? How would we know if they did? Could they infect humans? We asked a specialist for answers.
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Indonesian Cave Paintings As Old As Europe's Ancient Art

Figures found on the walls of a prehistoric cave in Indonesia are at least 35,400 years old or more, scientists say. That might mean the earliest art developed independently in different regions.
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Excalibur, The Dog Exposed To Ebola, Is Euthanized

The pet belongs to the Spanish nurse who contracted the virus. Authorities are afraid he might have been infected and announced plans to put him down. Dog lovers begged for a reprieve.
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Dallas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan Has Died

The 42-year-old man who contracted Ebola in Liberia and later traveled to Dallas was the first person to be diagnosed with the virus in the U.S.
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Spanish Nurse Says She Reported Her Ebola Symptoms Several Times

A Spanish-language newspaper reports that Teresa Romero Ramos told authorities on three separate occasions before her quarantine that she had a fever.
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Kurdish Protesters Killed In Turkey Amid Calls To Save Kobani

At least a dozen demonstrators were killed in clashes with Turkish police. Kurdish protests to demand help for the city besieged by ISIS militants also took place across Europe.

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