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NPR's Arun Rath talks to Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer for the international health nonprofit Partners In Health, about the response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Volunteers from around the world have traveled to West Africa to help contain the dramatic spread of the Ebola virus, including one 72-year-old from Texas working in Liberia with Doctors Without Borders.
NPR's Arun Rath talks to NPR Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos about the funding sources for the group known as the Islamic State and the U.S. strategy for defeating the group in Iraq and Syria.
A stormy seascape...
A Moroccan slave named Estebanico was one of only four men to survive a 1528 expedition to America from Spain. The Moor's Account, a fictional memoir by Laila Lalami, tells the story through his eyes.
Researchers have dug up the skeleton of one of the largest animals to have ever walked the earth. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Matt Lamanna, who was part of the research team that made the discovery.
Surprising upsets at the U.S. Open on Saturday when both two top players were eliminated. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Mike Pesca of Slate.com about that and the upcoming NFL season.