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In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

ISIS Issues Video Showing Beheading Of American Aid Worker

The self-declared Islamic State released a new video Sunday that shows the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, who was kidnapped in Syria last year.

Ebola-Infected Doctor Arrives In Nebraska For Treatment

Dr. Martin Salia, who got the virus while working in Sierra Leone, is said to be sicker than some of the other patients who have been successfully treated for the disease in the U.S.

HealthCare.gov Has Improved, But Obamacare Still Faces Problems

The second open enrollment period at HealthCare.gov began Saturday. The website is better than last year's version, but approval of the Affordable Care Act remains low.

For Wearable Tech, One Size Does Not Fit All

One big criticism of wearable technology: the teams behind these devices are not diverse enough. Some industry watchers say that can result in products designed only with men in mind.

ISIS Issues Video Showing Beheading Of American Aid Worker

The self-declared Islamic State released a new video Sunday that shows the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, who was kidnapped in Syria last year.

Clearing Of MH17 Debris Begins In Eastern Ukraine

The Boeing 777 that crashed over the area on July 17, killing nearly 289 aboard, is widely believed to have been downed by a Russian-built, rebel-operated surface-to-air missile battery.

Nigerian Army Retakes Chibok, Home Of Kidnapped Schoolgirls

A day after reports that Boko Haram militants had captured the town where they abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in April, the government says it has regained control of the northeastern city.

In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations

The 77-year-old comic actor is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985.

In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

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