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The youths of Ancient Messene once trained at this Doric stadium, which cost more than $3 million to restore. It's one of the most impressive and popular ancient sites in Greece, in part thanks to an infusion of private funds. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Archaeologists Chase Private Funds To Preserve Greek Antiquities

The country's prized archaeology sites are suffering, thanks to austerity measures and slashed budgets. But archaeologists face strict laws mandating state ownership of Greece's ancient treasures.

Morris Nyumah wanted to help his country fight Ebola, so he signed up to work as a hygienist at the Doctors Without Borders care center in Lofa County. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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In The County Where Ebola First Struck Liberia, A Cry For Help

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Mothers and wives of Russian paratroopers captured in Ukraine wait for information outside their base in Kostroma, Russia. Russia's military has been challenged to explain an upsurge in dead and missing soldiers from its elite units. Dmitry Serebryakov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russia Reports Troop Deaths In Ukraine, But Calls Them 'Volunteers'

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The youths of Ancient Messene once trained at this Doric stadium, which cost more than $3 million to restore. It's one of the most impressive and popular ancient sites in Greece, in part thanks to an infusion of private funds. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Archaeologists Chase Private Funds To Preserve Greek Antiquities

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Republican Sen. Pat Roberts (left) and independent candidate Greg Orman shake hands after a debate at the Kansas State Fair on Saturday in Hutchinson, Kan. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Once Low-Key, U.S. Senate Race In Kansas Suddenly Volatile

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The Re-Education Of Robert Plant

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