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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger celebrates his 90th birthday, last year in Berlin. In a recent interview with Scott Simon, he gave his thoughts on ISIS, Ukraine and Iran.

Henry Kissinger's Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And 'World Order'

Henry Kissinger was a Harvard scholar before he became a mover and shaker in the world of foreign policy. And in his new book, World Order, the former secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford gives a historian's perspective on the idea of order in world affairs.

Nations are always trying to establish systems to make the world a more orderly place, but they rarely last for long. His book stretches from China under the emperors, Rome surrounded by barbarians and Islam encircled by infidels, to the treaties of Europe and the pivotal positions of Russia and Iran.

How Genuine Is Russia's Ceasefire?

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Russia Rips Up NATO's Rulebook

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Reporting From The Site Of The Ebola Outbreak's Origin

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ISIS Runs A Dark Media Campaign On Social Media

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Better With Butter? Here's Why Americans Are Consuming More.

There's a growing number of Americans who seem to believe that everything is better with butter.

"I love butter," Ashleigh Armstrong, 29, says, as she sips coffee at a cafe in Washington's Union Station. Among her favorites: "Anything from Julia Child's cookbooks."

There's no margarine in Ashleigh's refrigerator. "I'm not going to have the fake stuff," she says, adding that she'd rather indulge a little in rich foods and burn it off at a spinning class.

And no, she's not worried about cholesterol. That's her grandmother's generation's concern, she says.

Tech Week That Was: So Many Hacks, So Little Time

If it feels like the big data breaches are unending, that's because they probably are. The shortened week, due to the Labor Day holiday, had no shortage of tech headlines because of one big breach after another. A look back:

Boys from Kenya's Bukusu tribe participate in a ceremony to mark the circumcision ritual. Tribal elders do the surgery with homemade knives and without anesthesia.

A Botched Circumcision Calls Attention To Kenyan Ritual

In August, about 5,000 boys in western Kenya were rounded up, brought into the forest and ritually circumcised.

They're members of the Bukusu tribe, and they were marking the transition from boyhood to manhood in the traditional way. The elders who performed the procedure used homemade knives and no anesthesia, as they have done for centuries.

Ebola has spread through Monrovia, Liberia's congested capital city.

The Changing Face Of West Africa Has Fueled The Ebola Crisis

There's been a lot of finger-pointing this week over whom to blame for the slow response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Questions are being raised about why this epidemic has spun out of control and turned into the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

The inability of local health care providers and international aid groups to contain the virus is part of the problem. But major demographic and environmental changes in Africa are also contributing to the crisis.

Charter Plane Carrying Americans Ordered To Land In Iran

A charter airplane carrying Americans was ordered to land in Iran, the Pentagon confirms. A statement from a senior State Department official says the Fly Dubai flight from Bagram Air Field to the United Arab Emirates "was re-routed to Bandar Abbas, Iran because of a bureaucratic issue today."

The statement says the issue "appears to have been resolved and hopefully the plane will be able to take off soon."

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