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Religious Groups Unite On Immigration

As the national debate continues over the fate of undocumented immigrants, all variety of faith groups are speaking with one voice for humane treatment of these people. We explore faith and views on immigration.

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Malaysia's Money-Losing Airline Will Become National Property

Malaysia plans to nationalize its flag carrier Malaysia Airlines after back-to-back disasters and a 12-year stretch that saw the company restructured four times.
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Chermoula: From North Africa To The White House To Your Table

Guests at the U.S.-Africa Summit were served beef with a Moroccan spice blend. We asked food mavens Marcus Samuelsson and Paula Wolfert to share their recipes. So now you can dine like a diplomat!
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China's President Says His Anti-Corruption Drive Is Deadlocked

Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.
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Author Fine Tunes Description Of China's Investment In Africa

In an interview with Steve Inskeep, author Howard French comments on Steve's discussion this week with National Security Advisor Susan Rice about U.S. and Chinese investment in Africa.
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Ebola Outbreak Is A Global Health Emergency, WHO Says

Ebola is spreading faster than efforts to stop it in West Africa, the World Health Organization says. Places hardest hit don't have enough doctors, nurses and medical equipment to contain the virus.
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Following 3-Day Truce, Rocket Fire Resumes In Gaza

Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday. Israel fired back. Negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.
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West Africa's Ebola Outbreak Declared International Emergency

On Friday, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response.
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Kerry's Afghan Visit Smooths Disputed Election

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan for the second time in less than a month. The two presidential candidates have agreed to resolve the disputed election and set an inauguration date.
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Islamic Militants Surge Across Nothern Iraq

David Greene gets the latest on the advance of the Islamic State and the humanitarian crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan from Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a reporter for the website Al-Monitor in Erbil.

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