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Five ambulances, donated by the U.S. to help combat Ebola, are lined up after a ceremony attended by Sierra Leone's president, Ernest Bai Koroma, in Freetown on Sept. 10. Michael Duff/AP hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Promised Help To Fight Ebola Arriving At 'Speed Of A Turtle'

The head of a leading aid group warned the United Nations that the situation in West Africa is desperate. U.N. officials said they're getting help on the ground as quickly as possible.

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Former Fed Bank Examiner Says Secret Tapes Show Fed Leniency

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Time Is the Enemy Quantic
Transatlantic Quantic

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is launching a return to politics by running for Congress. His campaign comes 50 years after he first served as a state senator, and three years after he was released from federal prison, where he was serving time on corruption charges. Edwards — nicknamed the "Silver Fox" €”— says public life is his calling. "It's in my blood," he tells NPR. Travis Spradling/SP hide caption

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Ex-Con, Future Congressman? Former Gov. Edwin Edwards Campaigns Again

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Space Oddity David Bowie/Chris Hadfield
Moonage Daydream David Bowie
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Despite A Bumpy Tenure, Holder Had A Broad Impact

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Promised Help To Fight Ebola Arriving At 'Speed Of A Turtle'

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The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan Chris Zabriskie
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