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Rushing Toward Chaos: Covering The Aftermath Of Typhoon Haiyan

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They Shot For Zero, But Couldn't Squash Polio In 2013

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Children get tested for malaria at a clinic near the Myanmar border in Sai Yoke, Thailand. Drug-resistant strains of the parasite have appeared in the region over the past few years. Surkree Sukplang/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Forgiveness And Reconciliation, Mandela's Legacy

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, one of the world's most respected statesmen, died Thursday at 95. Denis Farrell/AP hide caption

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Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95

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Filipino men stand in line to fill containers with gas in Tacloban, Philippines, on Sunday. The area experienced widespread gas shortages in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A Chronic Problem In Disaster Zones: No Fuel

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More Aid Reaching Remote Areas Of Philippines

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For Filipinos Displaced By Haiyan, The Struggle Continues

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A Filipino woman prays at morning Mass at Santo Nino church, which was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines, on Sunday. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Catholics In Philippines Turn To Church To Cope With Typhoon

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Doctoring Amid Typhoon Haiyan's Ruins

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Typhoon Survivors In Tacloban Desperate For Food, Clean Water

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U.S. Military Helps Transport Typhoon Survivors

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Chain Of Low-Cost Schools Open In Kenya

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Young students in a Bridge International Academy school in Nairobi, in September. On the surface, there's little to distinguish these schools from others in the developing world. But Bridge's model relies on teachers reading lessons from tablets. Frederic Courbet for NPR hide caption

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Do For-Profit Schools Give Poor Kenyans A Real Choice?

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