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The Islamic Youth Council in Derna, in eastern Libya, is among the local militant groups from Egypt to Libya that have reportedly pledged allegiance to the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

Based in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State is using its chameleon-like branding and financial incentives to attract extremist groups from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to Libya's Mediterranean coast.

House members and those newly elected to the Legislature gather in the House chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Nov. 7, 2014. Arkansas' legislature is just one of 31 state legislatures in Republican control. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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Big Money Is Helping GOP Win In State Legislatures Too

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Tea Legs The Transatlantics
Sensitive Like Bull Joe Goldmark
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Nurses Bridget Mulrooney and Kelly Suter volunteered to work for the International Medical Corps at an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia. IMC is reporting a drop-off in recruits this fall. Stuart J. Sia/International Medical Corps hide caption

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Aid Groups See A Drop-Off In U.S. Health Volunteers To Fight Ebola

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Curley Cue Beau Hunks

Activists rally for President Obama to use executive powers to act on immigration. Critics say the president would be going too far. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Obama Prepares To Test Presidential Power With Immigration

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With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

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Dea Trilok Gurtu & Arke String Quartet

Seventeen-year-old Jairo Gomez lives in a one-bedroom apartment with eight other family members. His school attendance has suffered because he often has to stay home to babysit his younger siblings. Emily Kwong/WNYC hide caption

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7 Kids, 1 Apartment: What Poverty Means To This Teen

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Cornbread Crumbled in Gravy Regina Carter
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise Kenny Barron & Regina Carter
Bend The Black Seeds
Chicken Maceo Parker

A woman enters the Ebola treatment center at the Island Hospital outside of Monrovia, Liberia, Oct. 6. She said she was bleeding heavily from a miscarriage and was turned away from other clinics in the city. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Dangerous Deliveries: Ebola Leaves Moms And Babies Without Care

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Devil Drums Beau Hunks
Training What Laura Says
Innulamane [The Falcon] Toumast
Bahia John Coltrane

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Bryan Ferry Slinks Home

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Avonmore Bryan Ferry
Dinah Thelonious Monk

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