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The bridge leading to Tahrir Square in Cairo was quiet Saturday morning, but activists say more than 100 women were sexually assaulted during protests there last week. Hiro Komae/AP hide caption

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Political Crisis In Egypt

Sexual Assaults Reportedly Rampant During Egypt Protests

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Palestinians wait for Mohammed Assaf, the first Palestinian winner of the Arab Idol contest, in front of his family home in the southern Gaza Strip last Tuesday. The cheering for Assaf crossed political and ideological divides. Adel Hana/AP hide caption

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Pretend Leaders Excite Palestinians' Democratic Spirit

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Most of the children in the nodding syndrome ward at the Atanga Health Center in Pader district in Uganda are severe cases, who first showed symptoms as early as 2002, or children who have been neglected by their parents. Staffers here treat these patients with a generic anti-convulsant drug called sodium valproate. They also provide the children and their caretakers with food. Matthew Kielty for NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Nodding Syndrome: A Devastating Medical Mystery In Uganda

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People walk on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J., on Friday. The Jersey Shore beaches officially opened for the summer, after rebuilding following the destruction left behind by Superstorm Sandy last fall. The storm caused $37 billion of damage in the state. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Rebuilding New Jersey' Shore, One Boardwalk At A Time

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