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Hagel The Salesman Makes A Trip To India

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in India. The visit is part of a broader U.S. strategy to strengthen alliances in Asia and the Pacific.
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Hate Crimes Against Jews On The Rise In Europe

Some Europeans say anti-Semitism has increased in the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with correspondents Eleanor Beardsley and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
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Without A Truce, Strikes Resume In Gaza

Their hopes for peace dashed, Palestinians in Gaza are returning to UN shelters — despite the discomfort and uncertain safety — as fighting between Hamas and Israel resumes.
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For Second Day, U.S. Strikes Targets In Northern Iraq

Kurdish peshmerga forces are fighting Islamic militants threatening the region. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to Qubad Talabani of the Kurdistan regional government about U.S. aid.
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Reports Of Holy Grail Lead To A Mere Salad Bowl

The search for the ancient relic led a group of police officers to a village pub in England. They didn't find it.
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U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.
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'We Must Act Now, And Heavily, To Contain This Disease'

Saran Daraba Kaba, the executive secretary of the Mano River Union, talks to Melissa Block about efforts to control the spread of the Ebola virus.
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As Cease-Fire Reaches Its Close, Fire Reignites In Gaza

After a three-day cease-fire, which saw some halting peace talks in Egypt, fighting has resumed between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.
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In France, The Seeds Of A Hatred Renewed

Many Jews say that there has been a rise in anti-Semitism in France. What is the nature of this new wave of hatred for Jews, and who — or what — is the cause of it?
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WHO Warns That Ebola Outbreak Won't End Without International Help

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international public health emergency. WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan took this step after a unanimous vote by an advisory committee of infectious disease experts.

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