The mother of an assassinated bus driver buries her son at a cemetery on the outskirts of San Salvador. Encarni Pindado for NPR hide caption

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Motorcycle gang-related gunfire killed nine people at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, on May 17. More than 170 people were arrested on charges of "engaging in organized criminal activity." Jerry Larson/AP hide caption

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Arthur H. "Bud" Kelder (left) died in World War II. Courtesy of the Kelder family hide caption

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Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud is seen in September 2011. Ahmed Abdelrahman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Each day, a nurse comes to this clearing outside Taylortown, Liberia, to sing a song of mourning, preparing the space for the next burial. So far nearly 100 people are interred here. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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Supporters of the Congress for Democratic Change party take part in a meeting in Monorovia on Nov. 20 for the opening of political campaign activities for senatorial elections. Elections are due to take place on Dec. 16, after being suspended because of the Ebola epidemic. Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A helicopter's eye view of a new ETU, funded by USAID and built by Save the Children. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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A hand-drawn map on the wall of a rural clinic shows health workers where a woman with Ebola may be hiding. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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Wencke Petersen, a Doctors Without Borders health worker, talks to a man through a chain link gate in September, when she was doing patient assessment at the front gate of an Ebola treatment unit. "There were days we couldn't take any patients at all," she tells NPR. Michel du Cille/The Washington Post hide caption

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