Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola
    Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola Photo Dr. Craig Spencer was transported from his apartment on West 147th Street in Harlem to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday. Credit Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times A doctor in New York City who...
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  2. Syrians to be trained to defend territory, not take ground from jihadists, officials say
    The Syrian opposition force to be recruited by the U.S. military and its coalition partners will be trained to defend territory, rather than to seize it back from the Islamic State, according to senior U.S. and allied officials, some of whom are...
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  3. Whistleblowers say USAID’s IG removed critical details from public reports
    After the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011, the U.S. Agency for International Development hired several nongovernmental organizations to set up pro-democracy programs in Egypt—even though they were not registered to work in the...
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  4. Patient Placed in Isolation for Ebola Testing at Bellevue Hospital
    Patient Placed in Isolation for Ebola Testing at Bellevue Hospital Photo Dr. Craig Spencer was transported from his apartment on West 147th Street in Harlem to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday. Credit Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times A doctor in New...
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  5. The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed
    The campuses of the tech industry are famous for their lavish cafeterias, cushy shuttles, and on-site laundry services. But on a muggy February afternoon, some of these companies’ most important work is being done 7,000 miles away, on the second...
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