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Ebola Outbreak: DRC To Start Vaccination Campaign

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California Game Warden Pat Freeling replants stolen succulents along the Mendocino coastline. Courtesy of Pat Freeling hide caption

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The Case Of The Stolen Succulents

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Response Is Swift To Try To Contain Congo's Ebola Outbreak

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WHO Says Progress Is Being Made Against The Ebola Outbreak, But Remains A Threat

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On May 13, people suspected of having the Ebola virus wait at a treatment center in the village of Bikoro, where the outbreak began in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. John Bompengo/AP hide caption

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Ebola Outbreak: How Worried Should We Be?

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WHO And Congolese Officials Scramble To Contain Ebola Outbreak

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News Brief: New Trump Tower Meeting Documents, NAFTA, Burundi Referendum

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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza in 2016. A referendum could extend his time in office for decades. Renovat Ndabashinze/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Tension Grows Around Referendum In Burundi

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Italian Cops Try To Stop A Sex Trafficking Gang Called Black Axe

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A pro-Palestinian protester raises her fist at a rally outside the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The South African demonstrators were just some of those who took to city streets to protest the killing of dozens of people along the Gaza border Monday. Gulshan Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman is vaccinated at a health center in Conakry, Guinea, during the clinical trials of a vaccine against the Ebola virus. Cellou Binani /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can The New Ebola Vaccine Stop The Latest Outbreak?

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Scientific Debate Centers On Giant Crack In Africa's Rift Valley

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Multiple Failures Led To Troops' Deaths In Niger, Pentagon Report Says

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The remains of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright are transferred at Dover Air Force Base, Del., in October. Wright and three other American soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger. Pfc. Lane Hiser/U.S. Army via AP hide caption

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Pentagon Report: Multiple Failures Led To Deaths Of 4 Troops In Niger

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Dam Collapse Leaves More Than 40 People Dead In Kenya

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Members of the 3rd Special Forces Group, 2nd Battalion salute the casket of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson at his burial service in Hollywood, Fla., on Oct. 21. Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger on Oct. 4. Gaston De Cardenas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Niger Ambush Report Will Not Assign Blame For Soldiers' Deaths

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A health worker walks at an Ebola quarantine unit last June in Muma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, after a case of Ebola was confirmed in the village. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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