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Turkey reluctant to fight ISIL

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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

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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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Hong Kong protests for greater democracy

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A Chinese government proposal to limit voting rights in Hong Kong has spurred hundreds of thousands of protesters to fill the streets this week. Continue reading

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U.S. and Arab partners go after ISIL in Syria

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The U.S. and its Arab partners launched a campaign of over 200 airstrikes in Syria this week in an effort to weaken ISIL. Continue reading

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