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Eggs, Milk And Ink: Venezuela Wants All Supermarket Shoppers Fingerprinted

The government hopes to clamp down on rampant cross-border smuggling of government-subsidized staples that has caused shortages on the country's store shelves.
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In Riots Sparked By An Ebola Quarantine, A Teen Is Shot And Dies

Protesters were on the move. Soldiers fired. A teenage boy suffers wounds to both legs. For half an hour, no one could find an ambulance and no one came to care for him.
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Russian Convoy Crosses Ukraine Border Despite Kiev's Protests

The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.
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Hamas Executes Suspected Informants After Deadly Israeli Strike

One day after an Israeli airstrike killed three of its senior military leaders, Hamas says it has killed more than a dozen people it believes were spying for Israel.
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Is Syria Becoming A Partner In The Fight Against Islamist Terror?

Kelly McEvers talks to Emile Hokayem, of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, about some western nations shifting to the idea of working with Syria's regime to fight Islamist militants.
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Process Determining Next Afghan President Is Fraught With Delays

Afghan and international monitors are muddling through an audit of all the ballots cast, and the two candidates are trying to come to agreement on the terms of a national unity government.
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Exit Interview: Page Steps Down As U.S. Ambassador To South Sudan

David Greene talks to Susan Page, the first U.S. ambassador to South Sudan. The relatively new nation is locked in a crisis over a power struggle between the president and his former vice president.
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Sanctions Could Weaken Vladimir Putin's Renewed Popularity In Russia

The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
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Contagious Kisses? We Answer Your Questions About Ebola Recovery

Two Americans were released Thursday from an Atlanta hospital after treatment for Ebola. The news has generated a flurry of questions about what happens after you survive Ebola. So we asked the CDC.
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In Covering Foley's Killing, Media Outlets Face A Difficult Choice

The execution of the American journalist James Foley by ISIS casts new attention on how news organizations cover graphic violence, and how they cover the risks taken by their own colleagues and peers.

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