5:01 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Presidential Rivals In Afghanistan End Dispute

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5:00 am
Mon September 22, 2014

3-Day Ebola Lockdown Ends In Sierra Leone

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3:31 am
Mon September 22, 2014

In The Gaza Strip, The School Year Gets Off To A Rocky Start

Classrooms across Gaza are crowded with as many as 50 or 60 students, principals say, as dozens of schools building have been destroyed, damaged or are still housing people who lost their homes.
Emily Harris NPR

Last week in Gaza, half a million children went back to school after a summer of war. The academic year started late; among other things, authorities had to check buildings for unexploded ordnance and scrub schools that had been used to shelter hundreds of thousands of displaced families.

Among the students returning to class last week was 16-year-old Wala'a Abdelkas, a sophomore from Gaza's al-Bureij refugee camp.

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3:26 am
Mon September 22, 2014

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City, as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.

More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations. They've been instructed to arrive with "bold ideas" to slow the rise in global temperatures.

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Middle East
8:31 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Turkey Sees Influx Of Refugees Fleeing ISIS

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