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U.S. soldiers were injured by Iraq chemical weapons, report shows


American soldiers were exposed to chemical agents at the start of the 2003 Iraq War, sustaining injuries that they were instructed not to discuss. Continue reading

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Do Now: How can we help fight the Ebola outbreak?


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Turkey reluctant to fight ISIL


Turkey has held back fighting ISIL amid potential conflicts that could complicate their involvement. Continue reading

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First U.S. Ebola diagnosis in Dallas


The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. during the current outbreak is being treated at a hospital in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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