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Saying he understands the frustrations of people who feel they're not treated fairly under the law, President Obama also said, "I have no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities."

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The U.S. had planned to build 17 treatment units across Liberia, one in each county's major town. Now that more cases are appearing in remote areas, the Army may need to rethink its strategy.

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November is national novel writing month and some schools are participating by having students write long-form fiction.

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In light of the allegations of sexual assault at the University of Virginia, Ari Shapiro speaks with Yale law professor Jed Rubenfeld about his recent critique of campus policies in the New York Times.

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In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village's only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don't show up for work.

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