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Africa
5:01 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Countdown To Zero: Guinea's Campaign To Conquer Ebola In 60 Days

Cheerleaders with pompoms helped kick off a government campaign to eliminate Ebola from Guinea in 60 days.
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Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 2:34 pm

Hundreds of spectators and government officials watched as music and fanfare filled the People's Palace in Conakry, Guinea. Cheerleaders danced vigorously, waving pompoms and twirling on stage. The festive event on Saturday kicked off the government's newest campaign: zero Ebola cases in 60 days.

"Guineans talk too much. People resist even the idea that Ebola exists," said the prime minister, Mohamed Said Fofana, when he took the stage. "Why do we refuse to accept what others have accepted? We really must get a grip on the situation."

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Around the Nation
7:18 am
Fri January 16, 2015

In Support Of Seattle's Seahawks, City Hall Bans Cheese

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 7:59 am

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Around the Nation
6:46 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Colts QB Andrew Luck Admits His Beard Is A Bad Look

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 7:59 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Oscar Nominations Lack Diversity; 'Selma' Snubbed

Originally published on Sun January 18, 2015 10:59 pm

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Economic Isolation Weighs On Iranians; Desire Nuclear Talks Resolved

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 7:59 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Latest Judge's Ruling On BP Oil Spill Is Key To Upcoming Trial

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 7:59 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri January 16, 2015

'Blackhat' Offers Fictionalized Version Of Cyberterrorism

Originally published on Fri January 16, 2015 7:59 am

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World
7:44 am
Thu January 15, 2015

No Hollywood Ending For 'Round-The-World Trip

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 8:07 am

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Business
7:44 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Too Many Glitter Bomb Orders Crash Website

Originally published on Thu January 15, 2015 8:07 am

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Middle East
5:12 am
Thu January 15, 2015

In Jordan, The Comic Book Superheroes Fight Extremism

Comic book creator Suleiman Bakhit says he found that many kids did not have heroes to look up to and sometimes gravitated to religious extremists. This frame is from his story about a Jordanian special forces hero.
Courtesy of Suleiman Bakhit

Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 3:34 pm

We've been hearing a lot about cartoons for all the wrong reasons recently: the horrifying attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the divisive images, the threat of extremism. But one man in Jordan has been using comic book superheroes to try to bridge the divide and curb extremism.

His name is Suleiman Bakhit, and at a bar in Jordan's capital, Amman, he cracks open his laptop to show off some heroes. The artwork is sophisticated, vivid and influenced by Japanese comics.

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