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Assessing Obama's Foreign Policy After A Week Of Crises

Politico Magazine editor Susan Glasser and Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum talk with Linda Wertheimer about how the president's foreign policy moves are playing out at home and abroad.
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CDC Chief On West African Ebola: 'We Know What To Do, But It's Not Easy'

Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Militants In Iraq Seek Control Of Precious Weapon: Dams, Waterways

There is fierce fighting at several dams in Iraq. The extremists of the Islamic State have already deliberately flooded some areas, displacing people, destroying crops and polluting the water supply.
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Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta Hospital

An isolation unit at Emory University's hospital will be used to treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.
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As Ebola Surges, CDC Sends Aid And Warns Against Travel

It will take at least three to six months to contain the largest Ebola outbreak in history, the health agency says. Fifty-seven people have died in four days, raising the death toll to 729.
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Israel And Hamas Agree To 3-Day Cease-Fire, U.N. Says

The truce begins Friday morning local time. Envoys will travel to Cairo to negotiate a possible longer peace deal.
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When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

China has been a big and growing market for U.S. corn. But then farmers started planting a kind of genetically engineered corn that's not yet approved in China, and the Chinese government struck back.
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On Either Side Of Gaza, Leaders' Gain Support — But Blame Game Awaits

Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
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Tiny Qatar Stands Tall In Middle East's New Diplomatic Landscape

The tiny Gulf state of Qatar is playing an outsized role in diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict in Gaza, with Secretary of State John Kerry using Qatar as a conduit to Hamas. Egypt used to moderate Hamas, but those relations have soured. This puts the U.S. in a difficult spot.
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In Debt Duel, It Was Argentina V. Paul Singer

Argentina has defaulted on billions of dollars of government debt, and it's partly due to a bunch of New Yorkers. Forbes writer Agustino Fontevecchia explains the confrontation between Argentina and a New York-based hedge fund manager named Paul Singer.

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