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August 5th, 2014
06:13 PM ET

An on-the-ground look at Sierra Leone’s Ebola crisis

(CNN) – A widespread Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa. The emergency coordinator for Doctors Without Borders Tuesday made a plea for more international help in Sierra Leone, which has had the largest number of cases since the outbreak began.

Other areas like Guinea and Liberia are also getting hit hard.

CNN's David McKenzie is in Sierra Leone, where he spoke to some Ebola patients and the doctors who are treating them. Check out his report in the video above.

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March 17th, 2014
06:15 PM ET

Malaysia Airlines passenger's partner says she's certain her soul mate is alive

Beijing (CNN) - Sarah Bajc has a bag packed, ready to join her partner of two years, a passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, wherever he is.

She has included an outfit for him.

"Because he wouldn't want to wear his dirty old stuff anymore," she said of Phil Wood, a 51-year-old IBM executive. "And he probably wouldn't want to wear a hospital gown, if that's the case. So it's all ready."

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