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U.N.: End Greenhouse Emissions By 2100 Or Risk 'Irreversible' Damage

A new report says that if human-produced, heat-trapping gases aren't phased out by the end of the century, there will be "severe, pervasive and irreversible" consequences.
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After Acid Attacks And Execution, Iran Defends Human Rights Record

Iranian officials are lashing out at a U.N. report portraying Iranians as suffering from an opaque justice system, regular oppression of women and religious persecution under President Hassan Rouhani.
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Ukraine's Separatists Claim Victory In Defiant Vote

Elections held in Donetsk and Luhansk have been condemned by the Ukrainian government, the U.S. and European countries.
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Scores Killed In Apparent Suicide Attack At India-Pakistan Border

The attack occurred on the Pakistani side of the famous Wagah border post, where crowds gather nightly to watch border guards in a choreographed routine.
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Lights Back On In Bangladesh After Nationwide Blackout

The failure of a link that supplies electricity from neighboring India is suspected to have caused the massive outage on Saturday.
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Citizen Patrols Guard Borders From Ebola

The West African nation of Ivory Coast borders Liberia and Guinea, two countries hit by Ebola. But it hasn't yet recorded a case, in large part because farmers are patrolling the porous borders.
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Donetsk Rebels Hold Controversial Government Elections

Separatists in eastern Ukraine hold their own elections Sunday as part of an effort to create an independent state. Meanwhile, fighting for control of Donetsk's airport continues, despite a ceasefire.
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Latin Music Celebrates Lives For Day Of The Dead

In Latin America, the Day of the Dead is a time to remember family and friends who have died. Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd of Alt Latino share their favorite music for this celebration of life.
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U.N. Panel Issues Climate Warning

The U.N.'s climate science panel has finished its report on global warming. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Michael Oppenheimer about the conclusion that humans are altering the Earth's climate.
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When A Loved One Has Ebola, How Can You Reach Out Without Touching?

A hug, a back rub, holding hands — all these shows of compassion are dangerous when the patient has Ebola. Is there any way to make up for the loss of the ability to touch?

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