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How Much Pressure Is The U.S. Really Putting On Iran?

The U.S. and other nations have imposed economic sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program. Steve Inskeep talks to Juan Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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Dr. Paul Farmer Joins West Africa's Fight Against Ebola

Dr. Paul Farmer, who is best known as cofounder of the international aide group Partners in Health, is in Liberia. He talks to Audie Cornish about efforts to get ahead of the virus.
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Ebola Workers Attacked By Villagers In Guinea

Several people, including health workers and three journalists, have been found dead days after they were attacked while spreading awareness of Ebola in a Guinean village.
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Spain Tries To Tamp Down Catalonia's Separatist Movement

Catalans see the Scottish independence referendum as an exercise of democracy that they've been denied. The Spanish government sees it as a threat.
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Voters In Scotland Reject Independence

Scottish voters rejected the independence referendum 55 percent to 45 percent. The decision prevents a rupture of a 307-year union with England, and it brings huge relief to British politicians.
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Scientist IDs Bodies Of Migrants, Helping Families Find Closure

Lori Baker uses DNA samples to track down the loved ones of immigrants who died on their journeys. "I would love not to do this anymore, but I don't think I have it in me not to," she says.
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Sen. Kaine Proposes Limited Action Against ISIS

The U.S. Senator from Virginia has offered a bill that grants the president the authority to strike ISIS, but it limits it to just one year.
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In Sierra Leone, A Lockdown ... Or A Time To Reflect?

Sierra Leoneans scramble for supplies as a three-day, countrywide lockdown approaches. International medical professionals doubt the move will do much to halt the spread of Ebola.
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A Frightening Curve: How Fast Is The Ebola Outbreak Growing?

Health leaders now say the Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. That means, if nothing changes in the next few weeks, we could see at least 60,000 Ebola cases by the end of 2014.
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In Other Historic Vote, Scotland Golf Club Admits Women

Some Scots cast another historic vote this week, admitting women to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. Until now, women could golf outside the club but not even enter the building as guests.

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