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Schoolgirls in Ethiopia examine a new feminine product: underwear with a pocket for a menstrual pad. Courtesy of Be Girl Inc. hide caption

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People Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About

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Tanzanians from far-flung villages were brought to a fancy hotel to discuss natural gas policy. Courtesy of the Center for Global Development hide caption

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It's Not A Come-On From A Cult. It's A New Kind Of Poll!

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Travon Addison sits at the house he grew up in, bought by his great-grandmother, he thinks, in 1920. His family members had to abandon the home 15 years ago because they couldn't afford to fix it. Nurith Aizenman/NPR hide caption

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'Baltimore For Real': A Tour Through Troubled Sandtown

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Baltimore State's Attorney Known For Understanding City's Poor Communities

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Baltimore Unrest Reveals Tensions Between African-Americans And Asians

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Liberian workers dismantle shelters in an Ebola treatment center in the Paynes Ville neighborhood of Monrovia. Doctors Without Borders closed the center last month because it was no longer needed. Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Artist's Brainstorm: Put Photos On Those Faceless Ebola Suits

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Light shines through the chlorine-stained windows in the blood-testing area at Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town, Monrovia, Liberia. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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As Ebola Crisis Ebbs, Aid Agencies Turn To Building Up Health Systems

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A mother feeds her new baby at the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan, which has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world. About 1 in 7 women in South Sudan die from causes related to pregnancy. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama unveiled the Let Girls Learn program at the East Room of the White House on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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During an October visit to Liberia, USAID head Rajiv Shah held a joint press conference with the country's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID

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Dr. Kwan Kew Lai volunteered for six weeks at an Ebola treatment center run by International Medical Corps in Bong, Liberia. Courtesy of Kwan Kew Lai hide caption

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The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

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