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A Virologist Takes You Inside The Ebola Protective Suit

Virus hunter Joseph Fair speaks about the needs and challenges ahead for containing the outbreak, and why he thinks things will get worse before they get better.

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A Montana Doctor Is Humbled By A Month Of Treating Ebola Patients

George Risi spent a month in Sierra Leone. The infectious disease specialist cared for more than 300 patients. About 100 died. Nothing could have prepared him for the experience.
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Gambling in Macau: A Reversal of Fortune ... And Values

From a quiet backwater, the former Portuguese colony of Macau has developed a sparkling skyline and 35 casinos with revenue six times that of Las Vegas — and more on the way.
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Tech Week: Who's Offline, How Hong Kong Connects, How Google Works

Also in this week's tech roundup, America's biggest bank says 76 million households were affected by its summer hack.
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What We Know About The American Being Held By The Islamic State

Peter Kassig was an Iraq War veteran who went to Syria to volunteer at hospitals. In a profile aired by CNN in 2012, Kassig said he's an idealist who believes in hopeless causes.
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After Losing Parents To Ebola, Orphans Face Stigma

UNICEF estimates that thousands of children in West Africa have lost parents to Ebola. Convincing communities to accept and care for these children isn't always easy.
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Hong Kong Protests Could Make Beijing Choose Between Prosperity, Control

Hong Kong remains a vitally important gateway for trade and financial activity. For now, no other city can match its financial infrastructure but civil unrest could scare off Western investors.
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Counter-Demonstrators Raise Tensions In Hong Kong

Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing supporters clashed in Hong Kong on Friday.
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France Helps U.S. Fight ISIS In Iraq, But Not Syria

The U.S. says it has a broad coalition in its fight against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. France is one of the more active countries but is only taking part in military action in Iraq, not Syria.
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Why Doesn't Anyone Want To Host The 2022 Olympics?

Oslo, Norway, took itself out of the running for the 2022 games, leaving Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, left in contention. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks to Rachel Martin.

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