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NPR's Arun Rath talks to journalist Safa Al Ahmad about her time embedded with Houthi rebels in Yemen and the situation on the ground on the eve of Monday's U.N. peace talks in Geneva. Nearly 2000 Yemeni civilians have died in fighting since March.
It's unknown what triggers an outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome. But scientists think the virus comes from camels. So until we stop it in animals, MERS will continue to cause trouble.
That was the tweet sent by the European Space Agency's Philae space lander on Sunday morning. Last November, after touching down on Comet 67P, Philae went silent. On Saturday night, it communicated with scientists for the first time since. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mark McCaughrean of the European Space Agency about Philae's wakeup.
The Times won an impressive 13 Pulitzer Prizes in his brief, five-year tenure there. He also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lexington Herald-Leader.