Today's Takeaways: No Safe Place in Ferguson, Containing Ebola, and Mark Duplass: Hollywood's Favorite Man-Child

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A poster for "The League." Mark Duplass pictured bottom center. (FX)

1. Ferguson's Tense Start to the School Year | 2. Clashes Continue in Ferguson | 3. Can the U.S. Partner With a Terrorist Group? | 4. Doctors Without Borders President: Ebola Could Take Months to Contain | 5. The League's Mark Duplass: Playing Fantasy with Hollywood's Favorite Bro

Ferguson's Tense Start to the School Year

As violence continues in Ferguson, teachers face the added task of comforting and protecting students, while some school districts have had to delay the start of school altogether. 

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Can the U.S. Partner With a Terrorist Group?

The Kurdistan Workers' Party, also known as the PKK, is officially considered a terrorist group by the U.S. But now, it's playing a growing role in the fight against ISIS.

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ISIS Presents New Fear For Iraq's Christians

For Assyrian Christians, the brutal victories of ISIS forces are just the latest bloody chapter in a story that spans centuries of slaughter, ethnic cleansing, and suppression.

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Clashes Continue in Ferguson

The National Guard was deployed to Ferguson yesterday, and tear gas was reportedly fired into the crowds, and more than 30 people were arrested, including journalists.

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Ebola Virus Could Take Months to Contain

Dr. Joanna Liu, President of Doctors Without Borders, estimates that tackling the Ebola epidemic will take at least six months.

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Playing Fantasy with Hollywood's Favorite Bro

After a steady run of indie films, actor Mark Duplass has hit man-child stardom with "The League," his show about 30-something guys obsessed with fantasy football.

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