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Syrian Refugees Overwhelm World Food Program's Resources

It costs $35 million a week to feed Syrian refugees but the coffers are almost bare. Steve Inskeep talks to Muhannad Hadi of the World Food Program about the looming food shortage for Syrian refugees.
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Vatican Arrests Former Archbishop On Child Abuse Charges

Jozef Wesolowski is the first high-ranking Vatican official to face criminal charges for sexually abusing children. Steve Inskeep talks to Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter.
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In This Year Of Ebola, A Montana YMCA Is Its Brother's Keeper

Big aid agencies are gearing up to help Ebola-ravaged countries. Small communities are also pitching in. The Y in Missoula, for example, is raising money to help the Y in Freetown.
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Without Innovative Action, Ebola Could Be Entrenched In West Africa

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday that West Africa could have more than a million cases of Ebola by the end of January 2015 — if nothing is done to slow down the epidemic.
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Dire Predictions On Ebola's Spread From Top Health Organizations

The World Health Organization warns of more than 20,000 cases by early November if help doesn't arrive quickly in West Africa. The CDC projects 1.4 million cases by late January.
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U.S. Regional Partners Offer Vocal Support Of Syria Air Strikes

Overnight air strikes in Syria mark a major expansion of the U.S.-led war on ISIS — one that's bound to be controversial in the Middle East.
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Thousands Of Syrian Kurds Fleeing Islamic State

Robert Siegel speaks with Carol Batchelor, Turkey Representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, about the Syrian Kurds flooding into Turkey.
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Khorasan Group Composed Of Al-Qaida Veterans

One of the targets in overnight airstrikes in Syria was a little known al-Qaida offshoot called the Khorasan group.
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ISIS Videos Employ 'Good Cop, Bad Cop' Approach

Robert Siegel talks to Peter Neumann about new ISIS production techniques and the release of their new video showing the kidnapped British journalist John Cantlie.
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Nobelist Muhammad Yunus: Be A Go-Getter, Not A Job Getter

The founding father of "microcredit" is helping to judge a contest with maxidollars: the Clinton Global Initiative's Hult Prize, granting $1 million to a new business idea that'll help the poor.

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