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Duvalier's Death Causes Mixed Reactions In Miami's Little Haiti

Haiti's self-proclaimed "president for life" Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier' died on Saturday. Many who fled his regime in the 1980s landed in South Florida. He was 63.
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Neves Will Face Incumbent Rousseff In Brazil's Runoff Election

In Sunday's presidential election, incumbent Dilma Rousseff and right-of-center candidate Aecio Neves came out on top. Marina Silva, the environmentalist Socialist candidate, trailed far behind.
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In Fighting Taliban, Is There A Conflict Of Interest for The U.S.?

Christine Fair, author of the book Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War, talks about why she believes the U.S. and Pakistan face a conflict of interest in fighting the Taliban.
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Voices From El Salvador: A Civil War's Unhealed Wounds

Much of the violence driving today's youth of El Salvador to migrate to American cities like Washington D.C. is a legacy of the U.S.-sponsored civil war decades ago that tore the Central American country apart.

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Hope For Ebola Treatment Found In Survivors

Health officials are looking to those who have recovered from Ebola to treat new cases. The World Health Organization hopes to find antibodies in the blood of people who have fought off the virus.
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Vatican Synod Tests The Pope's Vision Of A More Merciful Church

Bishops are meeting with Pope Francis these next two weeks for an extraordinary conference to debate family matters – including hot-button issues like artificial contraception and gay civil unions.
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Mass Graves Found In Mexico, Near Place Where 43 Students Went Missing

The students were last seen being forced into police vans. The mass graves gave rise to fears that the missing students may be dead.
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After Quiet Night Of Protests, Hong Kong's Government Offices Reopen

The government had warned that it wanted streets opened by Monday, but police didn't confront most occupiers. The protesters made room for commuters to enter government offices and return to work.
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How To Measure A Crowd, Without The Political Numbers

The Number of the Week is: 80,000. That's how many are protesting in Hong Kong, according to organizers. But data journalist Mona Chalabi says estimating crowd size isn't an exact science.
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Hazard Duty: Reporting From The Turkey-Syria Border

NPR international correspondent Deb Amos just returned from her three-week trip along the Turkey-Syria border. She talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about the conflict she has been covering.

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