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U.S., Allies Hit Islamic State Targets In Syria, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.
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Calderon: End Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Create Carbon Tax

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lead a group to encourage heads of state to propel climate change. He discusses the obstacles that block aggressive efforts to curb climate change.
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Thousands March In Russia To Protest Involvement In Ukraine

A peace march in central Moscow on Sunday drew more than 25,000 protesters, objecting to the Russian government's actions in Ukraine.
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Why A Teenage Mom Was Jailed In El Salvador After A Stillbirth

Christina Quintanilla faced up to 50 years in prison after an anonymous hospital worker accused her of having an abortion.
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What's Turkey's Next Step In Fight Against ISIS?

Turkey recently secured the release of 49 ISIS hostages. John Kerry said that Ankara had not committed to the coalition against ISIS because they first needed to deal with that hostage situation.
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Kurdish Refugees Join Huge Numbers Of Displaced Syrians

The Syrian refugee flood in southern Turkey this weekend is just the latest in a larger crisis in the region. NPR's Melissa Block and Robert Siegel go over the numbers.
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Tensions Rise As Syrian Kurds Flee ISIS Advance

The Islamic State recently launched an offensive that sent a wave of Kurdish refugees into Turkey from Syria. Deborah Amos reports from southern Turkey on the chaos on the border.
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India's Orbiter To Join NASA's Maven Around Mars – On A Shoestring

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is set to reach Mars on Wednesday, just days after a U.S. NASA probe began its orbit around the Red Planet. The difference? India did it on a much tighter budget.
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Why Raising Money To Fight Ebola Is Hard

Donors like being part of a recovery story. It's hard to tell that kind of story about Ebola.
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The Price Of Progress In Rwanda

Twenty years after Rwanda's horrific genocide, President Paul Kagame is widely praised for dramatically reducing poverty and increasing life expectancy in his tiny, land-locked African nation. But critics say the economic progress comes at...

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