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How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo?

WHO upgraded the risk factor to "very high" in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Yet officials point to reasons for cautious optimism.

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It's Been 25 Years Since The Federal Gas Tax Went Up

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It's Been 25 Years Since The Federal Gas Tax Went Up

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StoryCorps

'He Was My Hero': Son Remembers His Wrestler Father

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'He Was My Hero': Son Remembers His Wrestler Father

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Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party, has led the polls throughout the campaign. Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil To Go To The Polls Amid A Surge Of The Far Right

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A team of medical workers don protective equipment before entering an Ebola Treatment Center in Beni, the epicenter of the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo?

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How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo?

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