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

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"I want to grow up and become a police. But I need to study in a good school for that. I want to become a police to protect the country." - Fiza, 13 (India) Courtesy of Nike Foundation hide caption

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Watch out, Congress: Girl Up activists came to the nation's capital in June to lobby for issues affecting girls in the developing world. From left, Alexandra Leone (New Hope, Pa.), Grace Peters (Flemington, N.J.), Aklesiya Dejene (Chicago), Isabella Gonzalez and Erika Hiple (Stockton, N.J.) Ryan Kellman /NPR hide caption

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Palestinian Saeb Afana, 12, stands on the edge of a large crater from an Israeli missile strike that destroyed several graves, as he carries flowers at a cemetery in Gaza City on Monday. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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South Sudanese fleeing an attack on the town of Rank, on Saturday. The United Nations says when rebels seized the town of Bentiu, south of Rank, earlier this month, hundreds became victims of ethnically targeted killings. Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Hostages being held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in November 1979. Iran's choice for U.N. ambassador, Hamid Aboutalebi, has acknowledged that he was an interpreter for the student group that seized the compound. AP hide caption

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Russia has vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would invalidate Sunday's referendum in Crimea. In Moscow, demonstrators and military veterans march in support of the Kremlin Saturday; nearby, a large march was held to protest Russia's policies. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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