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With A Deadline Looming, Iran's Nuclear Talks Reopen In New York

Negotiations resume this week in New York over Iran's nuclear program, but a summer of multiplying crises has world capitals distracted as the talks hit a crucial stage.
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Details Emerge About U.S. Plans To Fight ISIS In Iraq

The U.S. has secured commitments from some Arab nations and allies to cooperate in the battle against the militant group known as the Islamic State.
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Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.
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Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long for scientists to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a revealing tale in this month's Vanity Fair.
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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
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Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.
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What Obama Should Say And Do About Ebola

The president is expected to announce a new U.S. effort to help stop the Ebola outbreak. What kind of help should the U.S. provide? We asked two specialists.
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With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up?

Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.
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Iraq's Artists Defy Extremists With Bows, Brushes And A Low Profile

The musicians and artists of Baghdad work under a government that prefers religious festivals to classical concerts. But with a little cunning, they're finding ways to keep the arts alive.
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Egypt Stamps Wrong Canal On Its Postage

The Egyptian government issued stamps to commemorate its historic Suez Canal. But there's one little problem — the photo on the stamp is actually of the Panama Canal.

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