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Protective gloves dry out at a treatment center for Ebola patients in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, about 60 miles from the capital of Freetown. Although the Ebola epidemic is leveling off, new cases are still being reported. Courtesy of Joel Selanikio hide caption

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Death Becomes Disturbingly Routine: The Diary Of An Ebola Doctor

Even veteran health care workers are shaken by Ebola's toll. "I've certified the deaths of more patients than in my last two decades," says Dr. Joe Selanikio, an American working in Sierra Leone.

Emergency workers transport a patient to the Accident and Emergency ward at St. Thomas' Hospital in London. Recently released figures suggest the NHS in England has missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target, with performance dropping to its lowest level for a decade. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Overcrowded Hospitals Overwhelm U.K.'s National Health Service

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Syrian refugees have fun in the flakes at a U.N.-run refugee camp in Lebanon. Heavy snow and rain hit the region last week. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Dignified Way To Get Winter Coats To Syrian Refugee Kids

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Protective gloves dry out at a treatment center for Ebola patients in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, about 60 miles from the capital of Freetown. Although the Ebola epidemic is leveling off, new cases are still being reported. Courtesy of Joel Selanikio hide caption

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Death Becomes Disturbingly Routine: The Diary Of An Ebola Doctor

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Selma residents, many with firsthand connections to the city's civil rights movement, file into the Walton Theater for a free screening of Selma. Andrew Yeager/NPR hide caption

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'Selma' Stirs Powerful Memories In Its Namesake Town

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of committing war crimes against the Palestinians. The Palestinians have joined the International Criminal Court, a move that has angered Israel and is unlikely to lead to any prosecutions in the near term. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mideast Conflict Could Bog Down International Criminal Court

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"Flavor is the most important ingredient at the core of what we are. It created us," John McQuaid writes in his book Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat. Getty Images hide caption

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'Tasty': How Flavor Helped Make Us Human

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Actors Tituss Burgess and Ellie Kemper horse around on the set of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt while filming in New York in March. Tina Fey's new TV series was developed for NBC, but will air on Netflix instead. Steve Sands/GC Images hide caption

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New Streaming Services Are Changing TV — And Viewers, Too

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