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Palestinian officials will ask international donors for $4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the recent war. That was the third deadly conflict in 6 years between Israel and the militant group Hamas.
To combat sea level rise, one of the consequences of climate change, Miami Beach is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to install new storm sewers and pumps.
One item up for bid is an old Apple 1 computer, which is expected to sell for more than $300,000. The auction features other treasures, such as a letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles.
In Winsford, England, the police superintendent wrote, "We were somewhat saddled with our unexpected guest. The visitor "quickly became the mane event of the night shift."
Robert Siegel talks to Stephen Rowden, a volunteer with Doctors Without Borders who was in Liberia. For a month, Rowden was in charge of removing and cremating the bodies of Ebola victims.
French novelist Patrick Modiano is this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.