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August 8th, 2014
10:54 PM ET

Go inside the plane that transported Ebola patients to Atlanta

Treating America's two Ebola patients is a risky and dangerous operation.

So is transporting them from Liberia to the U.S.

David Mattingly takes a look at the extreme precautions taken on the flight.


Filed under: Ebola
August 8th, 2014
10:52 PM ET

America's relationship with the Iraqi Kurds

The latest advance by ISIS now threatens one of the most stable regions of Iraq.

Until recently, Kurdistan has been able to hold back previous ISIS attacks.

Now American airstrikes are offering the Kurds some much needed military support.

Richard Roth looks at why Kurdistan is such a key region for U.S. interests in Iraq.


Filed under: Iraq
August 8th, 2014
10:46 PM ET

Who are the Yazidis?

Right now, the U.S. is in the middle of a humanitarian airdrop aimed at saving the lives of tens of thousands members of a nearly extinct sect in Iraq. The Yazidis were forced from their homes by ISIS and are now trapped in a rugged mountainous area with nowhere to go.

But this is not the first time the Yazidis have been the targets of violence.

Paula Hancocks explains that they have been persecuted for centuries.


Filed under: Iraq