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What Should Liberia Do With Its Empty Ebola Treatment Units?

Now that Liberia is Ebola-free, it has to figure out what to do with 21 Ebola treatment units built during the outbreak.
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Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Will Be Gone Within Years, NASA Says

What's left of the Larsen B shelf, two-thirds of which underwent a spectacular collapse in 2002, will disappear by the end of the decade, according to a new study.
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Colombia Will End Coca Crop-Dusting, Citing Health Concerns

The U.S.-funded aerial spraying program has been aimed at killing the plants that feed the cocaine industry. Colombia says one of the chemicals in the spray may cause illnesses.
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Why No One Wants The Rohingyas

As thousands of members of the persecuted minority flee Myanmar and Bangladesh on rickety boats, the rest of Southeast Asia is showing a distinct reluctance to take them in.
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Why We Can Depend On The Kindness Of Strangers

Our ability to get along with folks who aren't relatives could be a legacy of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. And it's rooted in the fact that those societies had gender equity.
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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home

The painting belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis in 1940. The story of its recovery reads like a historical crime novel.
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U.N. Appeals To Syria's Warring Groups To Spare Ancient City Of Palmyra

The city is on UNESCO's World Heritage list and has been badly affected by the four-year civil war. The latest threat to Palmyra is posed by fighting between government troops and ISIS.
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Coup Leaders Arrested In Burundi As Uprising Is Quashed

The alleged mastermind of the failed putsch, Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, is reportedly still at large as President Pierre Nkurunziza reasserts his authority after returning from neighboring Tanzania.
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Actor Johnny Depp's Dogs Are Flown Out Of Australia After Threat Of Destruction

Australia's agriculture minister said Depp sidestepped the country's laws because his dogs did not spend the required 10 days in quarantine. The minister threatened to destroy the dogs.
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How Can You Restore Trust In Government?

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says politicians like him have lost the trust of their citizens and it needs to be restored.

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