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To Stem Flow Of Unaccompanied Children, Hopes Turn To $1 Billion Aid Package

Central American leaders including Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez were in town this week to make their case for why an aid package may help halt the tide of unaccompanied minors across American borders at its source.

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Nepal Earthquake Victims Are Desperate For Help

International aid groups have yet to reach the remote mountain villages where the expectation is that many may have been wiped off the map. In Kathmandu, there's anger that aid is too slow in coming.
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Quake's Effects Compounded By Poor Infrastructure, Political Issues

Subhash Ghimire, editor of the Nepalese newspaper Republica, says earthquake victims are growing frustrated by the slow response to help them. He says part of the problems are logistics and politics.
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Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

Cyberwarfare is a hidden world with few documented examples. In a new report, security researchers detail digital attacks against Ukraine's military and charge the Russian military as the hacker.
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On Its Own, The Afghan Army Takes The Fight To The Taliban

The Afghan army is now fully in charge of combat operations. NPR's Tom Bowman heads out on a mission with troops as they engage the Taliban in one of its strongholds near the Pakistani border.
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Flight Attendant On Saigon Evacuation: You Wanted 'To Help Every Child'

Days before the fall of Saigon, a plane left Vietnam with 57 children on board. The program intended to bring orphans to the U.S. was controversial, but two who were there say it was right.
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'Ashley's War' Details Vital Work Of Female Soldiers In Afghanistan

A new book looks at the women who served alongside elite special operations units in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.
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The Past Haunts The Present For Japan's Shinzo Abe

As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to strengthen ties with America, he's facing tense times in his own neighborhood, mainly because of his views on World War II.
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Nepal Death Toll Tops 5,000; At Least 1.4 Million Need Food Aid

Nearly 11,000 more were injured. The toll includes four Americans who died at a Mount Everest base camp. In addition to food, the U.N. says medical supplies are desperately needed.
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How Tech Firms Are Helping People In The Nepal Earthquake Zone

Tech and telecom companies stepped up with much needed services. Facebook and Google offered tools to help those in the region let family and friends know they're OK. Other firms cut calling costs.

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