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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Bradley Manning

Jun 15, 2014 — Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst, had not spoken at length since she was convicted over the unclassified disclosures. Manning says the issues she exposed have yet to be addressed.
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May 14, 2014 — The Pentagon is working on a prison transfer for convicted WikiLeaks source Pvt. Chelsea Manning, formerly named Bradley, who has said she wants to live as a woman.
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Apr 23, 2014 — The ex-U.S. Army intelligence analyst formerly known as Bradley Manning, made the request to reflect a change in gender identity.
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Aug 27, 2013 — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, hopes to receive the estrogen treatments while serving her prison sentence for leaking U.S. secrets.
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Aug 22, 2013 — Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years, has announced that "I am a female." He is expected to serve his time at Ft. Leavenworth in Kansas — a military prison with just 515 beds and not a single female prisoner.
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Aug 22, 2013 — The Army private responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history is asking for hormone therapy. Manning's lawyer will push for that to happen during the soldier's long stay in prison.
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Aug 21, 2013 — The 25-year-old former Army intelligence analyst was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history. In 2010, he gave WikiLeaks more than 700,000 documents. A judge handed down his sentence Wednesday. The maximum punishment possible was 90 years in prison.
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Aug 14, 2013 — The Army private told a military judge that he understands now that he should have worked through the system. Manning has been convicted in the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history.
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Aug 6, 2013 — The military judge presiding over the sentencing merged about 20 counts, which she said repeated themselves. Manning, 25, could still spend most of his life in prison.
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Aug 1, 2013 — If the former NSA contractor wants to further his cause, is Edward Snowden better off in Russia? We asked three distinct voices for their opinion.
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