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A Bus Isn't The Only Thing That Can Be Powered By Poop

Human waste can help things grow and even cook your dinner. It might sound gross, but don't worry, the odor has been removed. Plus: It's good for the environment!
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Still Few Answers In Killing Of 43 Students In Mexico

Protests continue over the government's response to the apparent killing of 43 young students in Mexico. NPR's Tess Vigeland speaks with Daniel Wilkinson about Mexico's record of human rights abuses.
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Ebola Survey Teams Take A Grim Census In Sierra Leone

As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus — or already dead.
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Rumors Of Boko Haram Attack Send Nigerian Refugees Fleeing Again

Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they're racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn't doing enough to stop it.
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In Response To Attacks, Israel Takes Down Palestinian Homes

After a deadly attack by a Palestinian militant last month, Israel blew up his apartment building. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while the Palestinians call it collective punishment.
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It's Crunch Time For The Iranian Nuclear Talks

Iran and six world powers are meeting this weekend in Vienna with a Monday deadline looming. Here's a look at what it all means for Iran and its neighbors.
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Highway Bandits Steal Blood Believed To Contain Ebola Virus

A roadway robbery in Guinea resulted in an alarming haul this week, as thieves made off with cash, personal items — and a batch of Red Cross blood samples.
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Diplomats Look To Solve Iran's Nuclear Issue As Deadline Nears

More diplomats are joining the discussions this weekend, hoping to broker a deal to ease years of disputes over Iran's nuclear program.
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Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats

The country of Oman once ran a vast maritime trading network. Today, a group there devotes itself to preserving that legacy by recreating the traditional boats that sailed the seas back then.
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Obama's Step-Grandmother Continues Educating Young Kenyans

Sarah Obama, 94, received an award from the United Nations on Wednesday, and hopes to raise money during the trip to build a school and hospital in her home village.

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