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Death Toll Climbs In Israel-Gaza Conflict Amid Attempts At Cease-Fire

Israel widened its operation into Gaza Sunday and each side had the highest death toll of this two-week-old conflict. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Daniel Estrin in Jerusalem about this deadly day.
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With Plane Crash, Conflict In Ukraine Back In World Spotlight

Secretary of State John Kerry says evidence is mounting that Russian-backed separatists downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. New Republic editor Julia Ioffe discusses the tensions with NPR's Kelly McEvers.
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Gaza Evacuees Crowd Into Schools Remade As Shelters

While Israelis seek refuge from Hamas rockets in ubiquitous shelters, Palestinians crowd into schools to escape Israeli airstrikes. Conditions there grow dire as the conflict drags on.
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Putin May Be Key To Malaysian Plane Crash Inspection

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wall Street Journal reporter James Marson about Vladimir Putin's response to mounting international anger at Russia following the downing of a civilian plane over Ukraine.
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International Outrage Grows Over Treatment Of Ukraine Crash Site

NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
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As Polar Icebox Shrinks, Infectious Pathogens Move North

Science writer Chris Solomon tells NPR's Arun Rath that global warming has caused an influx of new diseases in animals that could eventually spread to humans.
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Facility Sets Up Extreme Precautions To Treat Ebola Patients

Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is killing dozens by the week. Medical workers have responded by expanding a field hospital, taking extraordinary measures to contain infection.
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'Transformers' Inspires Chinese Farmer-Artists

Some Chinese farmers have left their plows and taken to welding giant robot replicas in public spaces. The craze follows release of the new Transformers movie, China's biggest-ever box office hit.
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Should NATO Respond To Downing Of Malaysia Flight 17?

Former Navy Adm. James Stavridis tells NPR's Arun Rath what steps the alliance might take in response to the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
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Plane Crash Is A 'Powerful Tragedy' For The Netherlands

Dutch editor Willem Schouten tells NPR's Arun Rath that people in the Netherlands are saddened and outraged over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight. Nearly 200 of victims were Dutch.

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