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As Death Count Rises, Health Officials Work To Stem Ebola's Spread

The World Health Organization is reporting that the Ebola virus has yet to be contained in West Africa. It's one of the largest Ebola outbreaks in decades.
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Afghan Presidential Candidate Alleges Vote Fraud

Abdullah Abdullah has accused election officials of allowing ballot-box stuffing and other irregularities in the June 14 poll.
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How ISIS, Endowed By Conquest, Stocks Its War Chest

The militant group ISIS has managed to fund a full-scale offensive using a financial system that's very similar to the Mafia's. For more on the means the group uses to finance its operations, Robert Siegel speaks with Juan Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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From Ukraine's President, A Promise Of Truce — With Conditions

Ukraine's new president says he will declare a unilateral cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. The announcement comes after months of fighting between government troops and pro-Moscow separatists.
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ISIS Presses Its Advance, Attacking Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery

While ISIS militants assault Iraq's largest oil refinery, the country's prime minister is vowing that his forces will turning back the insurgency.
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The Specter Of Iraq Haunts The Political Life Of Barack Obama

From his time as an Illinois state senator to his role as U.S. commander in chief, President Obama's political life has been defined by the issue of Iraq — and not necessarily because he wanted it to.
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In Brazil, Predictions Of Doom And Gloom Give Way To Minor Annoyances

Brazil's World Cup preparation endured some heavy criticism leading up to the games. Stadiums were still under construction, Internet connections were sketchy and transportation faced major challenges. A week into the tournament, NPR's Russell Lewis has traveled to three airports and three cities so far. He talks to Melissa Block about what has worked and what remains a challenge.
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Doctors Aren't Sure How To Stop Africa's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak

It started in February in West Africa. It has surged in the past few weeks, and now it has killed more than 300. The death toll is the highest of any outbreak since Ebola was detected in 1976.
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When Unaccompanied Children Cross The Border, Judges Can't Always Help

With thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration judges are faced with deciding who stays and who goes. Host Michel Martin examines the court process.
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Violence And Chaos Continue In Kenya And Nigeria

Recent attacks in Kenya have left as many as 57 people dead. Meanwhile, in Nigeria, the search for hundreds of missing schoolgirls continues amid more violence in the north.

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