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In Strange Twist, Kenyans March For Police Officer Accused Of Murder

In a land where police have a reputation for corruption and violence, Titus Musila is a rare officer who is popular. Now that he's accused of a vigilante killing, residents have rallied around him.
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Islamic State Was Fueled By 'Epic American Failure In Iraq,' Reporter Says

The New York Times Baghdad bureau chief Tim Arango has been reporting from Iraq for five years and has watched the rise of the Islamic State militants. He gives Fresh Air his take on the situation.
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Putin: Russia To Upgrade Nuclear Forces In Response To West

The Russian president also accused the West of staging the crisis in Ukraine in order to "resuscitate" the NATO alliance.
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Covering Ebola: Fear And Love In Liberia

NPR producer Sami Yenigun went on assignment with excitement and trepidation. To protect himself from infection, he did not touch anyone. Yet he was deeply touched by the people he met.
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A Sad End For A Beloved Kitten

Peat the kitten had become the face of the Glenturret Distillery in Scotland. He died this week, apparently after being hit by a car.
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Britain's Cameron Pleads With Scots To Stay In U.K.

The prime minister says he'd be "heartbroken" if Scotland voted to separate from the union in a Sept. 18 referendum.
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How Far Will President Obama Go?

The president has spent most of his tenure scaling back the U.S. military role in the Middle East. Now he appears poised to broaden an operation that will bring with it substantial risks.
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How Could A Doctor's Death From Ebola Possibly Be 'Good'?

He giggled, he swore, he was afraid of Ebola. This summer, he was infected by a patient he treated. Two colleagues remember Dr. Samuel Brisbane's good life — and reflect on the idea of a good death.
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Ukrainian President Offers Limited Autonomy For Rebellious Region

Petro Poroshenko is offering a bill to grant special status to parts of the country's restive east, but he reiterates that there will be no concession on sovereignty.
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Q&A: Investigating The Unaccompanied Minors Crisis At Its Source

As part of WAMU's ongoing coverage of the unaccompanied minors crisis, reporter Armando Trull is on a fact-finding mission to El Salvador. Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey gets updates on his reporting.

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