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Why This Ebola Outbreak Is Different Than Earlier Versions

In 1976, Dr. David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine helped curb the first Ebola outbreak in what was then Zaire. He speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer.
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Another Front In Mideast Conflict: Fishing Rights In The Mediterranean

Israel forbids Gazan boats from going more than a few miles from shore, where the fish are few and small. Israel says the blockade is for security; Palestinians say it's illegal.
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Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Yazidis In Northern Iraq

American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
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'Times' Reporter In Iraq Recovering After Helicopter Crash

New York Times journalist Alissa Rubin was injured in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq last week. NPR's Linda Wertheimer has an update on her recovery.
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Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.
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Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.
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A Year From 'Egypt's Tiananmen,' Report Surfaces On Cairo Massacre

Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, was denied entry into Egypt last week. He had been traveling to the country to present results of a report on the 2013 massacre that left at least 817 people dead in Cairo. He spoke with NPR's Arun Rath.
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Who's A Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola

The Dominican Republic issued a ruling last year that would render stateless many residents of Haitian origin. The government has revised its position, but the fate of many Haitians still isn't clear.
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Thousands Of Anti-Government Protesters March In Pakistan

The demonstrators allege election fraud by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and are demanding he step down. The political instability has prompted fears of a possible army coup.
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Aid Is On The Way For Eastern Ukraine, If Only It Can Pass The Checkpoints

Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.

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