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Turkey, U.S., Conduct First Joint Airstrikes Against ISIS

Ankara, long hesitant to commit to the coalition against the self-declared Islamic State, said "[the] fight against the terrorist organization is a priority."
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Ebola Flashback: Nancy Snyderman's Experience Was Different From Mine

The Today show medical editor gave a new interview about her controversial quarantine. It triggered powerful memories for an NPR journalist who was in Liberia around the same time.
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Thai Police Make Arrest Possibly Linked To Deadly Shrine Bombing

Authorities say it's too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok's Erawan shrine.
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Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced In Egypt To 3 Years In Prison

The outcome in the closely watched trial shocked many observers. The Qatar-based network's acting secretary-general said the verdict was politically motivated and "defies logic and common sense."
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Months After Deadly Quake, Climbers Again May Go Up Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest has reopened to climbers for the first time since the April earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Outside Magazine editor Grayson Schaffer.
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Plunging Chinese Stock Market Was Barely Covered In China

As the Chinese stock market dramatically tumbled, the country's state-run news media remained largely silent on the turmoil.
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Egypt Court Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Journalists To 3-Year Prison Terms

Three Al Jazeera English journalists, Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were sentenced to up to 3 years and 6 months in prison in a controversial case that's dragged on for nearly 2 years.
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Tragic Stories Throw A Harsh Light On Europe's Migration Crisis

A truck filled with bodies in Austria highlighted the perils of the epic refugee flow into Europe. Hungarian journalist Istvan Szekeres tells NPR's Scott Simon about their journey.
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No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.
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For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No Obstacle

A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian highlights the engineering prowess of the Inca, whose great road once spanned mountains, deserts and forests in 6 South American countries.

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