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Remembering Michel Du Cille: Photos Of Sorrow And Triumph In Liberia

The three-time Pulitzer winner died Thursday while on assignment in Liberia for The Washington Post. Regarding those tough assignments, du Cille always emphasized compassion and dignity.
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What Does It Take To Cover A War?

Reporter Janine di Giovanni has covered countless wars, including conflict in Bosnia, Sierra Leone and most recently Syria. She tells stories of everyday human courage in conflict zones.
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When Big Brother Is An Evil, Jewelry-Obsessed Necromancer

Lord of the Rings fans wanted to build a giant Eye of Sauron atop a skyscraper in Moscow, a place that already can make you feel you're being watched. The Orthodox church had officials scrap the plan.
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Born In The U.S. But Turned Back At The Border, Time After Time

Deportations have jumped in recent years. And increasingly, those cases — like that of Maria Isabel de la Paz — are being handled by federal agents at the border, not by immigration courts.
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After Law Requires Payments To Papers, Google News Shuts Down In Spain

In a victory for Spain's news outlets, aggregators are now required to pay the sites for linking to their content. But Google's choice could hurt the sites, limiting their global reach and influence.
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Medical Mystery: Why Did Ebola Pop Up In A Remote Mining District?

Just over a week ago, officials in Sierra Leone noticed data suggesting an ominous trend: Ebola suddenly seemed to be spreading in Kono District, a land of towering mountains and muddy diamond mines.
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Kabul Postcard: A Neighborhood In Transistion

As NPR Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry wraps up his assignment, he assesses the change in his neighborhood, which has gone from dirt streets to upscale shopping centers.
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Congress Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuelan Leaders 'On The Ropes'

Officials and experts say the sanctions will be targeted at officials involved in a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters this year, and won't make life even harder for average Venezuelans.
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Liberia's Daily Talk: All The News That Fits On A Blackboard

It's one of Liberia's most popular news sources, with updates on everything from Ebola to politics. The plywood newsboard on a busy Monrovia sidewalk is the brainchild of journalist Alfred Sirleaf.
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A Liberian Prof Doesn't Like What He's Seeing On The News Blackboard

Samuel Gbarzeki is one of the many Liberians who stop by the Daily Talk blackboard to check out the news. The English professor has a lot to say about the latest headlines.

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