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Ebola Survivor: The Best Word For The Virus Is 'Aggression'

1 hour 44 min ago

Dr. Ian Crozier was Emory University Hospital's sickest Ebola patient; his kidneys failed and he was on life support. He made a miraculous recovery and says the illness made him a better physician.

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With Each New Upheaval In Iraq, More Minorities Flee

2 hours 35 min ago

"We like Iraq, but Iraq doesn't like us," says a displaced Christian man. He's just one of example of religious minorities who have been dislodged from parts of Iraq where they have ancient roots.

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Body Of Catholic Priest Found In Southern Mexico

December 26, 2014 - 4:31pm

Rev. Gregorio Lopez Gorostieta's body was recovered after his abduction earlier this week in the southern state of Guerrero, where 43 students disappeared in September.

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Donations Stream In For Slain New York City Police Officers

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

A foundation that supports first responders killed in the line of duty says it will take over the mortgages of the two New York City police officers killed last week as donations begin to come in.

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In The Nation's Capital, A Signature Soup Stays On The Menu

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

For 110 years, Senate bean soup has been offered every day but one in the U.S. Senate cafeteria. But few staffers have actually tasted the traditional soup of the "world's greatest deliberative body."

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For Iran And The West, A Rocky Year For Nuclear Diplomacy

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

Next year could be a make-or-break moment for efforts to ensure Iran can't acquire a nuclear weapon. But experts said the same about 2014. Instead, two deadlines came and went with no progress.

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For Russia's President, A Year Of Costly Triumphs

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

Vladimir Putin's popularity soared after the Winter Olympics and the annexation of Crimea. But his year is ending on a bitter note, with Russia in a deep recession and isolated internationally.

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Doubts Persist On U.S. Claims Of North Korean Role In Sony Hack

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

One cybersecurity expert says there's no smoking gun to prove Pyongyang was behind the attack and that the FBI's evidence is circumstantial at best.

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One More Reason To Reach For A Paper Book Before Bed

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

Using an E-Reader before trying to nod off may disrupt sleep more than reading a paper book, a study suggests. Scientists suspect the screen's blue light is messing with a sleep-inducing hormone.

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Businesses Buzz With Anticipation In Wake Of U.S.-Cuba Thaw

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

The U.S. economic embargo on Cuba is still solidly in place. But the president's executive action opening relations with the island has set off a frenzy of speculation about a new era of U.S.-Cuba commerce.

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Military Policy Impedes Research On Traumatic Brain Injuries

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

The U.S. military set up a bank to collect brain tissue samples to better understand battlefield brain injury. But a law that prevents tissue donations from U.S. troops has severely hampered efforts.

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Already Bleak Conditions Under ISIS Deteriorating Rapidly

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

Liz Sly of The Washington Post speaks with Audie Cornish about how the so-called Islamic State's attempt to govern and administer services like a state is breaking down, with food and power shortages.

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Doubts Grow Over U.S. Claims On North Korean Role In Sony Hack

December 26, 2014 - 4:26pm

Some cybersecurity researchers have begun to voice skepticism about the U.S. government's claim that North Korea was behind the recent attack on Sony Pictures.

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Hundreds Attend Wake Held For Slain NYPD Officer

December 26, 2014 - 2:21pm

The ceremony for officer Rafael Ramos comes nearly a week after he and partner Wenjian Liu were shot and killed in their patrol car by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

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Saudi Women Reportedly Referred To Terrorism Court For Driving

December 26, 2014 - 12:55pm

The two women were arrested as they tried to cross the border from UAE, where they had legally obtained driver's licenses. The two also are said to have been active online against the ban.

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Turkey Frees Teenager Who 'Insulted' The President

December 26, 2014 - 10:26am

The most recent crackdown on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's critics is proof for many that Turkey is veering toward authoritarianism.

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Turkey Frees Teenager Who 'Insulted' The President

December 26, 2014 - 10:26am

The most recent crackdown on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's critics is proof for many that Turkey is veering toward authoritarianism.

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Ukrainian Peace Talks Put On Hold

December 26, 2014 - 10:24am

The talks that began on Wednesday were expected to be continued today in Minsk. Belarus, which is hosting the dialogue, declined to comment on the reason.

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Ukrainian Peace Talks Put On Hold

December 26, 2014 - 10:24am

The talks that began on Wednesday were expected to be continued today in Minsk. Belarus, which is hosting the dialogue, declined to comment on the reason.

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Hollywood's Acceptance Of White Privilege Revealed By Sony Hack

December 26, 2014 - 9:03am

While some leaked Sony emails seemed racist, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says they hint at a wider issue: an acceptance of practices, habits and perceptions that limit diversity in Hollywood.

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