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U.N. Team Strives To Reach Ebola Emergency Response Goals

David Greene talks to Tony Banbury, head of the U.N. Ebola response mission in West Africa. Banbury says, "The world has never faced an emergency of this nature before."
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Hong Kong Visitors Tour Protest Site Where History Is Being Made

During quiet times of the pro-democracy protests, some people bring their kids to the main camp for a civics lesson. And to witness the extraordinary: a pro-democracy demonstration on Chinese soil.
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Australia Cracks Down On Travel Amenity Requests

The foreign minister says Australians abroad should not expect their embassies to pay for: repairs to their jet skis, provide pest-removal assistance or lend out armored cars. All real requests.
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U.S. Government Contractor Marks Five Years In Cuban Detention

Alan Gross was working for USAID, to bring Internet access to Jewish Cubans. The Cuban government sentenced him to 15 years in prison.

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Which Countries Are The Most Corrupt?

North Korea and Somalia are perceived to be the most corrupt countries, according to the Corruption Perception Index released today by Transparency International. Denmark is seen as least corrupt.
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One Village's Story: How Ebola Began And How It Ends

A father brought his teenage son back from the capital. The boy fell ill. The parents blamed an attack by a magical leopard. But it was Ebola.
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Ebola Knocked West African Countries Off Development Ladder

A working Ebola vaccine is still at least months away, and in the meantime, the epidemic is ravaging the economies of West Africa.
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Missing Painting Found On Set Of 'Stuart Little'

A Hungarian art expert was watching the movie on TV when he noticed a painting hanging on a wall. He knew it as a famous, missing work of art that hadn't been seen by the general public since 1928.
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Hong Kong Protestors Make Last-Ditch Effort To Negotiate

Several pro-democracy protest leaders in Hong Kong plan to turn themselves into police on Wednesday. Meanwhile, another student protest leader has launched a hunger strike.
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Oil Deal Provides Much-Needed Revenue In Iraq

Melissa Block talks with Ben Lando of the Iraq Oil Report about the deal between Baghdad and the Kurds over oil revenue.

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