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Ebola Photographer Introduces The West To Outbreak's Victims

Audie Cornish talks with freelance photographer Tommy Trenchard, who has been shooting in Sierra Leone the last two years. He offers an on-the-ground account of the Ebola virus outbreak.
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Shadow Events Hope To Skim Some Attention From U.S.-Africa Summit

While the U.S.-African Leaders Summit has aimed to facilitate meetings between American companies and African leaders, it's also provided an opportunity for smaller investors to make contacts and for human rights workers to try to get their voices heard.
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In Quest To Harpoon A Comet, A Spacecraft Stalks Its Prey

The European Rosetta mission arrives at its target comet Wednesday morning. In the coming months, its lander unit will harpoon the space rock.
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As Moscow Beefs Up Its Border Presence, What's Driving Putin?

NATO estimates that some 20,000 Russian troops have massed along the border with Ukraine, just days after the U.S. and EU ratcheted up sanctions on Russia. Melissa Block asks David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, about the possibility that Russia will invade Ukraine.
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As Gaza Settles Into Cease-Fire, U.N. Takes Stock Of Damage

Audie Cornish talks to Robert Turner, director of operations for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, about what the organization is calling a "health and humanitarian disaster" in Gaza.
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Ukraine Forces Near Rebel City As Russia Escalates Border Exercises

Government troops and separatists have been fighting for months for control of eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian leaders say Russia has been supplying the separatists — a charge Moscow denies.
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Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads Across Southeast Asia

The most effective drug we have against malaria is losing its potency in Southeast Asia. Doctors can still cure most forms of the disease, but it takes longer and more medications.
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Fighting Genital Cutting Of British Girls: A Survivor Speaks Out

Her family said they were going on a vacation. But Nimco Ali was taken to a woman who performed genital mutilation. Now Ali is helping the more than 100,000 girls in the U.K. possibly at risk.
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Making An All-American White House Dinner With Some African Flair

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the 50 heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner. What goes into preparing a formal dinner for 400?
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African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching

African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.

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