Amid protests and violence in the nearby Gaza Strip, the US officially opened its embassy in Jerusalem today. The World's Matthew Bell has been following events in the Middle East. Also, scientists and doctors are monitoring what may be an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. And one of our BBC colleagues discusses a new push in her native Egypt to get women to stop straightening their hair.
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It's Groundhog Day on Cape Cod again. There's a shortage of summer workers, due at least in part to changes in the H-2B visa program, which allows American businesses to hire temporary, seasonal workers from overseas.