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Three large crosses lean against the burned out facade of Iguala's City Hall. Masked protesters angry about the disappearance of 43 students — attacked on orders of Iguala's mayor, according to Mexican federal authorities — burned the building last week. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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With Mexican Students Missing, A Festive Holiday Turns Somber

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power had her temperature taken as she arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Sees Signs Of Hope In West Africa

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Children play in the West Point neighborhood of Monrovia last week. West Point has been hit hard by Ebola. So local leaders formed their own Ebola task force, which goes door to door looking for cases. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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How Liberia Is Starting To Beat Ebola, With Fingers Crossed

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Burkina Faso's President Steps Down After 27 Years

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A Biography Of 'Boo' Across The World

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He's not welcome in Vendargues. The French town has banned people from dressing up as clowns for the next month following violent incidents across the country. Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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What Was The Result Of U.S. Attack Against Khorasan Group In Syria?

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With Shift From Ukraine To Russia, Crimea's Business And Pleasure Uprooted

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A farmer protesting falling prices dumps cauliflower in front of the prefecture building of Saint-Brieuc in northwestern France as police look on Sept. 24. Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Deflation Is Such A Big Worry For Europe

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Valentin Danilov, 83, is a former executive officer on a Soviet sub who proudly wears his old Soviet military uniform. Crimeans like Danilov have, without changing their residence, lived in three different countries in the past 25 years — the Soviet Union, then Ukraine and now Russia. Max Avdeev for NPR hide caption

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