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Doctors Without Borders Changed The Way We Heal The World

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

It's no surprise the group called for a big response to Ebola back in June. Doctors Without Borders, the world's first humanitarian medical group, has a history of speaking up when others are silent.

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Could Ebola Be Slowing Down In Liberia?

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

For three weeks in a row, new cases in Liberia have significantly declined. And hundreds of beds have become available in new Ebola clinics. But don't get too excited yet, health officials say.

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Empty Clinic Beds Don't Necessarily Mean Fewer Ebola Patients

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

Buried in the bad news about Ebola, was a chart from the World Health Organization showing that the number of new Ebola cases in Liberia has been declining. There could be several reasons for that.

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Feds Monitor LA's Fashion District After Money Laundering Raid

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

The Treasury Department imposed stricter rules on businesses in the city's fashion district. Authorities raided businesses last month on suspicion they were laundering money for Mexican drug cartels.

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Fond Memories Of Ebola Victim Eric Duncan, Anger Over His Death

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:03am

He likely contracted the virus when he carried an ailing pregnant woman into her home. Relatives and neighbors in Liberia miss his jovial spirit — and lash out at their government and the U.S.

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Economics, Tensions With Mainlanders Fuel Hong Kong's Protests

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:57am

The key demand of the recent protesters in Hong Kong has been democracy. But behind that desire is anger about jobs, high housing prices, and competition — and a culture clash — with mainland Chinese.

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Rules For Provisional Ballots All Over The Map

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:05am

People who don't have the right ID or who run into other problems at the polls are often told to vote a provisional ballot. But the rules governing these ballots vary and many are never counted.

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In Berlin, Remaking The City Can Rekindle Old Frictions

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:04am

City planners rushed to erase divisions between East and West Berlin after the wall came down in 1989. But the fate of Communist-era buildings can still provoke friction a quarter-century later.

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'Mass Mobs' Aim To Keep Pews Full At Old Churches

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:03am

Every month, a group in Detroit picks a church, spreads the word on Facebook and come Sunday, it's buzzing with the energy it once had.

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Homeless In Nashville, Huge In Sweden

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:02am

After decades in obscurity, country singer Doug Seegers went from down-and-out to up-and-coming in an instant.

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