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Ebola Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The Outbreak?

The virus has been in the headlines since March, but both in Africa and the rest of the world, there's a lot of confusion. Take our Ebola quiz to see if you've kept up with all the twists and turns.
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Navigating Nicaragua: A Lesson In Getting Lost

If you are looking for the place where the streets have no names, then Nicaragua is it. Street names and addresses don't exist. But if you remember landmarks, you can make your way.
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Are Ocean City Businesses Exploiting Exchange Students For Cheap Labor?

Homeland Security officials shut down eight henna tattoo stands on the Ocean City boardwalk this week after an investigation revealed that the stands were being run by foreign students here on visas that do not allow them to hold jobs.
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Even With $100 Million, WHO Says It Will Take Months To Control Ebola

The WHO has called for donations to help contain the outbreak. But money is just the first step. The challenges run from finding the right staff to prepping neighboring countries just in case.
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U.S. Policy On Syria Mired In Excess Caution, Official Says

Rick Barton, a top State Department official, says sometimes the U.S. has to take risks in diplomacy. Citing his own frustrations, he says that the Obama administration has yet to come up with a real strategy to resolve the war in Syria and isolate jihadi fighters.
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Massive Rallies Descend On Islamabad, As Authorities Dig In Trenches

Thousands of people are converging on Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, for a protest rally against the government. The protesters began their 300-mile march in Lahore, led by Imran Khan, who believes he was robbed of last year's election by voting fraud. Meanwhile, a populist cleric is leading a separate march on the capital.
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Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine

Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, as government and separatist forces still fight for control of the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.
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In Defense Of U.N. Aid In Iraq

For more on the challenges of supporting internally displaced persons in Iraq, Robert Siegel speaks with Kieran Dwyer, the spokesman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Dwyer responds to criticisms of the U.N. agencies trying to help.
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Without Hope Of Help, Neighbors Turn To Makeshift Ebola Quarantine

In the Liberian capital of Monrovia, one community, without help from the government, set up their own quarantine of a family they believed to be infected with Ebola. For two weeks, the family grew sicker and sicker, until finally the ambulance arrived to take them to an isolation ward — but only after the teenage son had died.
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EU OKs Arms Shipments To Iraqi Kurds

In an emergency meeting in Brussels, the European Union also called for an investigation into possible crimes against humanity carried out by Islamic State militants.

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