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Facing Ebola Outbreak, Officials Must Contain Both Virus And Panic

Health workers in the West African nation of Guinea are working to control an outbreak of the Ebola virus. The disease has sickened 86 people and killed 59, according to the World Health Organization.
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At Nuclear Summit, Ukraine Questions Dominate The Day

President Obama is holding a series of bilateral meetings with world leaders in The Hague. Although the event is focused on nuclear disarmament, international attention is dominated by events in Ukraine.
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In A Divided Donetsk, Russians And Ukrainians Vie For Support

Russia has launched a propaganda war in eastern Ukraine, where the pro-Russia message is catching on. In Donetsk, people are feeling pressure to choose between Russian and Ukrainian news sources.
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With Ribbons, Russians Show Support For Takeover In Crimea

Politicians have adopted the orange and black ribbons in a symbolic move that was first introduced by Catherine the Great in the 18th century.
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Pollution From Home Stoves Kills Millions Of People Worldwide

Air pollution causes 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, with half of the deaths caused by fumes from home stoves. Fixing the problem isn't as simple as providing more efficient stoves. Habits must change, too.
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How Crimea's Annexation Plays To Russians' Soviet Nostalgia

For those who viewed the end of the Soviet Union as a tragedy, Crimea was a chance to showcase Russia's strength. Now Russia may have changed its relationship with the outside world for years to come.
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Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care?

American teenagers turned a 2012 video about the African warlord into an Internet sensation. Two years on, it shows the possibilities and limitations in social media marketing.
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Afghanistan's Election Heats Up — And So Do The Attacks

The Taliban claim responsibility for an attack at the election headquarters in Kabul and have warned Afghans not to vote in the April 5 ballot to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.
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Obama: Russia Making 'Series Of Calculations' After Crimea

The president said there is no expectation that Russia would be "dislodged by force" from Crimea but that sanctions aimed at the Kremlin were already having an impact.
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Bad Weather Suspends Search For Flight 370 In Indian Ocean

Gale-force winds temporarily halted efforts to find the Malaysia Airlines jet as China demanded access to satellite data used to determine that the plane crashed off the Australian coast.

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