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The Rohingyas: A look into one of the world's most persecuted minorities

As the international community has been turning its head toward the Rohingya people, take a deeper look.

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Gays wake up to changed Ireland, let 'new normal' sink in

The gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads. Read more »

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170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months,... Read more »

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How one D.C. program is turning the homeless into filmmakers

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While the homeless are often overlooked or ignored by society, their stories are coming to a screen near you. Read more »

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The Rohingyas: A look into one of the world's most persecuted minorities

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As the international community has been turning its head toward the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya people, take a deeper look into who these people are and why they are so unwanted. Read more »

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The 10 best cities in America for job seekers and employees

Where in America has the best opportunity and pay as well as the happiest employees? Read more »

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John Nash, the mathematician who inspired 'A Beautiful Mind', dies in crash with wife

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey... Read more »

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Extreme education makeover: Are the aggressive reforms in New Mexico a model for other states?

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Ranked near the very bottom of most lists of school performance and near the very top of most rankings of child poverty, New Mexico has gone further than most states in its embrace of high-profile... Read more »

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence passes up presidential bid, but future still cloudy

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision not to fulfill the political buzz and chase White House dreams in 2016 doesn't necessarily clear up questions about his future. Read more »

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Vermont town's famous floating bridge reopens with fanfare

A tiny Vermont town's famous wooden floating bridge — believed to be the only one of its kind in the country — has been rebuilt and is reopening this weekend with fanfare including a... Read more »

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Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq war

s of the Iraq War watched in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distanced themselves in recent days from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country. Read more »

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Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Read more »

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Artist captures Bakken's life, landscape in 25 paintings

an two dozen paintings that depict life and landscape during different seasons in the heart of North Dakota's oil boom, including workers operating machinery, a train loaded with shale crude and... Read more »

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Medical pot businesses to battle black market for customers

When retailers open state-approved medical marijuana shops in Illinois later this year, they will face a distinct disadvantage in luring prospective patients across their thresholds: Marijuana will... Read more »

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Anger builds among unionized workforce at Bath Iron Works

The last time Bath Iron Works looked beyond Navy shipbuilding, workers agreed to a contract aimed at boosting efficiency by allowing shipbuilders to learn and perform multiple tasks. President... Read more »

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Congress' familiar path: Short-term solutions

Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. Read more »

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What will get Europe's economy rolling again?

What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going? Read more »

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Many questions in Mexico cartel battle that killed 43

The call for backup went out to local police just after 8 a.m. There was a shootout underway at a ranch in the western reaches of Michoacan state and the federal authorities needed help. Read more »

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Salvadorans rejoice as slain Archbishop Romero beatified

Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified by Roman Catholic officials Saturday in an emotional ceremony elevating the once-controversial cleric to the ranks of the blessed 35 years after his... Read more »

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Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. Fires erupt. The letters of the Hollywood Sign... Read more »

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Icelandic film 'Rams' wins Cannes Un Certain Regard prize

"Rams," a drama set among farmers and their sheep in a remote Icelandic valley, won the Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard competition on Saturday. Read more »

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Once expelled by France, Cohn-Bendit gets French nationality

German Green party politician Daniel Cohn-Bendit has been granted French citizenship nearly a half century after being expelled from France during the May 1968 student uprising. Read more »

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Peru suspends civil liberties in region after 4th death

Peru's government said it was suspending civil liberties in a southern coastal valley after a fourth death in violent protests against a Mexican-owned copper mining project. Read more »

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Families of 10 killed in California crash get some answers

Michael Myvett proposed to his college sweetheart on bended knee in front of the Louvre museum in Paris. Four months later, the pair died in a fiery head-on collision between a FedEx semi-truck and... Read more »

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Group barred from changing segregated war monument sues SC

Members of an American Legion Post in Greenwood are suing South Carolina because the state won't allow them to replace plaques on a war memorial that segregate the list of dead soldiers in two... Read more »

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PM: Greece will not accept 'humiliating' bailout terms

Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long-lasting" deal with lenders but not on "humiliating terms," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his ruling Syriza party on Saturday. Read more »

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