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Looking to take back a city with strategic and symbolic value, the Iraqi military is preparing to launch an offensive against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, a U.S. military official says.
While immigration is a subject of some of the most intense political debates in this country, inaugural poet Richard Blanco says it also drives his art. He shares his journey to becoming an American.
First up, we'll talk about planning for what had been previously unthinkable: if Greece leaves the euro zone. Plus, Shanghai is the financial heart of China, and it has been one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. And over the last couple of decades, real estate developers have been going full bore, building skyscraper after skyscraper. That has been good for architects - including American architects. And with the Oscars on Sunday, it's interesting to watch the nominated feature documentaries through the prism of the business beat. Virunga, one of the nominated documentaries, is about conflict, oil and gorillas in a national park in Congo. We turn to the BBC for more.
For defending champions the San Francisco Giants, the excitement of spring training is tempered by concern for manager Bruce Bochy, who underwent heart surgery Thursday.