The images of children killed in a chemical attack shocked the world. The UN says half of the two million refugees from the years-long conflict are children. Here, a young boy is reunited with his father.
2. H/T to Max Fisher at the Washington Post
- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.
- The World Health Organization says new cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone and Guinea hit the lowest point in more than a year last week.
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