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Chermoula: From North Africa To The White House To Your Table

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:51

Guests at the U.S.-Africa Summit were served beef with a Moroccan spice blend. We asked food mavens Marcus Samuelsson and Paula Wolfert to share their recipes. So now you can dine like a diplomat!

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Dueling Afghan Presidential Candidates Agree To Resolve Election Dispute

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:46

The two men, who agreed to cooperate on forming a new, national unity government, made the announcement after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Pentagon Says U.S. Aircraft Strike Sunni Militant Artillery In Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:21

President Obama has authorized humanitarian drops and airstrikes against militants in the country. But administration officials say this does not signal a broader war against the Islamic extremists.

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China's President Says His Anti-Corruption Drive Is Deadlocked

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:20

Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.

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Education Reform Is Becoming A Celebrity Cause

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:03

"I don't like bad teachers, so I don't think bad teachers should be given the gift of teaching forever — badly," Whoopi Goldberg says.

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In Gaza, Cease-Fire Expires As Rockets Fly

Fri, 2014-08-08 02:40

It's still unclear whether the renewed fighting is a sign of something broader. Meanwhile, the peace talks in Cairo appeared to have stalled because of the rocket fire.

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Ebola Outbreak Is A Global Health Emergency, WHO Says

Fri, 2014-08-08 02:28

Ebola is spreading faster than efforts to stop it in West Africa, the World Health Organization says. Places hardest hit don't have enough doctors, nurses and medical equipment to contain the virus.

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What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His Lamborghini?

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:32

The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife district. The video has struck a nerve in China's running debate over materialism and values.

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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:31

Social service agencies and nonprofits are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to help the thousands of immigrant children who have come to the U.S. in recent months.

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Gaza Militants Renew Rocket Fire After 3-Day Truce Expires

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:15

Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.

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Sen. Lamar Alexander Overcomes Tea Party Challenge

Thu, 2014-08-07 18:22

The two-term Tennessee senator's win marks a milestone for the Republican establishment: a Senate primary season in which every serious Tea Party challenge to an incumbent was fended off.

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If A Monkey Takes A Photo, Who Owns The Copyright?

Thu, 2014-08-07 15:30

In 2011, a macaque took over wildlife photographer David Slater's camera — and took a striking image. Now Slater is clashing with Wikimedia over who owns it.

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Amid Ebola's Spread, One Rule Reigns: 'Don't Touch'

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:01

Numbers from the World Health Organization put Sierra Leone at the top of the list for cases of Ebola. Yusuf Mackery explains what's being done to prevent infection and raise public awareness.

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Liberia And Sierra Leone Seal Off Ebola Epicenters With Troops

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:56

As the deadly Ebola virus outbreak continues to spread, affected nations are imposing drastic new measures to try to contain the infection.

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At Africa Summit, South Sudanese President Resents Pressure From U.S.

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:51

The world's newest country has been roiled by ethnic and political clashes, as well as famine. The U.S. and other African heads of state are pressing the country's president to make peace with rebels.

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Russia Retaliates For Western Sanctions With Ban On Food Imports

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:46

Russia reacted to Western economic sanctions by imposing a yearlong ban on U.S. and European food products. Moscow also made clear it's still considering other measures.

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A Pair Of Approaching Storms Promise Hawaii A 1-2 Drench

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:16

The National Weather Service is forecasting that for the first time in 22 years, Hawaii will be hit directly by a hurricane — two, in fact. Hurricane Iselle is expected to make landfall soon, and Hurricane Julio is right on its tail.

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U.S. Considers Taking To Air To Aid Iraqis Marooned On Mountaintop

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:16

The White House is considering several military options to address an emergency humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq. The administration may approve either air strikes or airdrops of food and medicine to help tens of thousands of refugees stranded on a mountaintop.

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Militants Sweep Through Iraq's North, Mobilizing Exodus Of Refugees

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:16

After a week of fighting and conflicting accounts, militants with the Islamic State have reportedly captured Iraq's largest dam. The development spells danger for much of Iraq's civilian population.

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Khmer Rouge Convictions Offer Small Solace For Cambodian Victims

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:16

The Khmer Rouge terrified Cambodia when the group ruled the country in the 1970s. On Thursday, the two most senior surviving leaders of the regime received life sentences for crimes against humanity.

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