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Turkish Kurds watch the Syrian town of Kobani from a hill near the Mursitpinar border crossing on Monday.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Tony, 13, spends an afternoon at an arcade with Ashley Wood, his occupational therapist in the Kickstart program in San Diego.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Meghan's family credits the VIPS program for her transformation. "She's not the broken little girl that she was three years ago," Meghan's stepfather, Charlie, says.

Published on October 20, 2014

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"I valued my ability to think and learn," Meghan says. "To know that the one thing I valued so highly was dissolving away, that I was losing chunks of my sanity with every hallucination... That was more terrifying than the monsters that I saw could ever be."

Published on October 20, 2014

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"She would stay in her room and keep to herself," Kathy, Meghan's mother, says. "Sometimes that was a good thing because her depression just sucked the life out of you."

Published on October 20, 2014

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Meghan had been depressed off and on for years, but the hallucinations signaled a subtle shift in her symptoms.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Meghan, 23, began experiencing hallucinations at 19. "Driving home, cars' headlights turned into eyes. The grills on the cars turned into mouths and none of them looked happy. It would scare the crap out of me," Meghan says.

Published on October 20, 2014

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People hold signs, including some reading "America is ready for marriage," at a same-sex marriage victory celebration on October 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah. America may be ready, but Republicans aren't: Rising popular support for same-sex marriage is posing a problem for GOP.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Since the Ebola epidemic started, attendance at Trinity Cathedral in Monrovia, Liberia, has risen by about 20 percent, a church leader says.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Priests use tweezers to deliver the Holy Communion wafer at Trinity Cathedral in Monrovia to prevent the spread of Ebola.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Reverend Dr. Herman Browne voluntarily quarantined himself for 21 days after his wife's friend tested positive for Ebola. On Sunday, he returned to his church, Trinity Cathedral, to preach to his congregation about Ebola prevention.

Published on October 20, 2014

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Kurdish fighters move into position in Kobani, Syria on the border with Turkey Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Published on October 19, 2014

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A cover from April 2010.

Published on October 19, 2014

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The Boston Herald published this cartoon earlier this month.

Published on October 19, 2014

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Suni back in 2009, when it arrived at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.

Published on October 19, 2014

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The Colunga family has been carrying water in barrels from neighbors and relatives to use for washing since their well went dry.

Published on October 19, 2014

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Pam and Lawrence Vieira have lived in their ranch house for nearly 40 years. During the drought, water from their well has slowed to a trickle.

Published on October 19, 2014

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Many rural California residents rely on private wells for tap water — wells that are starting to dry up.

Published on October 19, 2014

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Student demonstrators don't want to fall behind on their studies, so volunteers built them an outdoor study hall. Some of the desks are built into the concrete highway divider.

Published on October 19, 2014

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Like Hong Kong, the camp is intensely urban, but some protesters have tried to add a touch of green on Harcourt Road.

Published on October 19, 2014

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