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ISIS Runs A Dark Media Campaign On Social Media

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Clint Watts of the Foreign Policy Institute about how the Islamic State is using social media to gain power and attention.
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Reporting From The Site Of The Ebola Outbreak's Origin

The first wave of the Ebola virus struck Liberia's northern Lofa County back in March. Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton traveled to Lofa, and speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about the current situation.
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Russia Rips Up NATO's Rulebook

President Obama has spent much of the week talking about what NATO can do to respond to current crises. NATO leaders approved a plan to develop a rapid response force to primarily counter Russia.
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A Botched Circumcision Calls Attention To Kenyan Ritual

Tribal elders now receive training for safer procedures. But last month, at a 3 a.m. ceremony in the forest, an elder from the Bukusu tribe accidentally cut off a 13-year-old's penis.
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The Changing Face Of West Africa Has Fueled The Ebola Crisis

Population growth, the cutting down of forests and increased mobility all contribute to the current crisis. "The virus hasn't changed," says one infectious disease expert. "Africa has changed."
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Reporting from El Salvador: The Unaccompanied Minors Crisis

Kojo chats with WAMU 88.5 reporter Armando Trull, who traveled to El Salvador to report on the other side of the crisis posed by waves of undocumented minors migrating from Central America to the United States.

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Lawmakers Increase Pressure On Obama To Deal With ISIS

After a second video was released this week of the beheading of an American journalist, lawmakers of all stripes are pressuring the administration to do more in what feels to many like a quickly unraveling situation.
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Charter Plane Carrying Americans Ordered To Land In Iran

A senior State Department official says the flight from Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan was rerouted because of a "bureaucratic issue." The State Department says the plane has now landed in Dubai.
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Will Al-Qaida Find Followers In India?

The Islamist group has established a new franchise in a country with 176 million Muslims. But al-Qaida could find it hard to recruit in India, according to many analysts.
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Murder Charges Dredge Memories Of Dark Era In Chile

Three more people have been charged in connection with the 1973 murder of Chilean folk singer Victor Jara. Luis Andres Henao, Chile correspondent for the Associated Press, explains the situation.

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