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Africa Summit Hopes To Change The Narrative About The Continent

The first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit kicks off at the White House on Monday. Africa correspondent Gregory Warner previews what's on the agenda with NPR's Arun Rath.
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Helping Children, Despite Death Threats: A Vaccinator Explains

Being a health worker usually isn't controversial. But in Pakistan, it can get you killed. Fatima Noor explains why she still goes door to door to immunize kids, even though she's scared.
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What You Need To Know About The War In Gaza

On Sunday morning, an Israeli airstrike hit outside a UN-run school in Gaza, where many had gone to seek safety. NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from Mideast correspondent Emily Harris in Gaza.
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U.S.-Russia Relations: More Carrot Or More Stick?

Lately, when Washington ratchets up the pressure on Moscow, Russia increases its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Some in Washington wonder if it's time to change the approach.
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U.S. 'Appalled' By Deadly Airstrike Outside U.N. School In Gaza

An Israeli attack at a U.N.-run school in Gaza Sunday killed at least 10 people, health officials say. The attack came as Israel declares a soldier believed to have been captured died in battle.
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Ugandan Court Strikes Down Controversial Anti-Homosexuality Law

The court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act on technical grounds. NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks with Ugandan gay rights activist John Wambere about the ruling.
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As Ebola Death Toll Tops 700, Officials Fight To Contain Disease

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling with the ongoing outbreak. International correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton updates NPR's Eric Westervelt on the latest news about Ebola in West Africa.
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Fear, Caution As Doctors Fight Ebola On The Ground

Ebola has claimed more than 700 lives in the deadliest outbreak of the disease on record. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to Monia Sayah, a nurse with Doctors Without Borders, on the difficulties of battling the disease.
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First Ebola Patient Has Arrived In U.S. From Liberia

The first of two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia arrived in Atlanta today to begin treatment.
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Albert Camus And The Search For Meaning In The Midst Of Ebola

An outbreak of Ebola has hit Western Africa, killing hundreds. Writer Michael Schaub recommends The Plague by Albert Camus, a novel he hasn't been able to stop thinking about since the outbreak began.

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