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At Indian Prime Minister's Inauguration, A Historic Pakistani Presence

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was among the guests at Narenda Modi's inauguration. It's the first time the leader of one of the archrivals has attended the swearing-in of the other.

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India's New Prime Minister Sworn In

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

Narendra Modi officially takes office as India's new prime minister in a ceremony in New Delhi that broke with the past. More than 3,000 guests witnessed India's most elaborate oath-taking.

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Remembering The 'Father' Of G.I. Joe

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

Donald Levine, an executive at Hasbro when the idea for the action figure was first hatched, served in the U.S. Army in Korea and thought the toy would be a way to honor veterans.

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Pope Francis Ends Historic Mideast Trip

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

Pope Francis wraps up his trip to the Middle East, where he addressed some of the region's tough political issues and cast some dramatic images at its most sensitive spots.

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Voting Begins For Egypt's Next President

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

Former military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi is expected to emerge victorious from Egypt's two-day polling, which began Monday. But the country remains divided.

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Singing Star Of All-Black Cowboy Movies, Herb Jeffries, Dies

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

Herb Jeffries was the first singing star of all-black cowboy movies in the late 1930s, which garnered him the nickname the "Bronze Buckeroo." He died Sunday in California, at age 100.

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In France, Remembering The American Flyboys Of World War I

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

A century after World War I started, the French pay tribute on Memorial Day to the "Lafayette Squadron," American pilots who fought with the allies before the U.S. officially entered the war.

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Violence Returns To Eastern Ukraine

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

A day after Ukraine's tumultuous elections, pro-Russian militants in the country's east took over part of an airport in Donetsk, prompting airstrikes by the government.

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Mass Collection Of Student Data Raises Privacy Concerns

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:59

States are centralizing record-keeping and tracking student progress, while online educational software sheds light on how students learn. But many worry about how this information could be misused.

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The Man Who Brought G.I. Joe To Children Dies At 86

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:28

Donald Levine brought the first G.I. Joe action figures to U.S. shelves 50 years ago after rejecting other possible names for military figures, like Salty the Sailor.

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The Blind Woman Who Sees Rain, But Not Her Daughter's Smile

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:07

When Milena Channing was 29 years old she was blinded by a stroke. But the injury left her with connections from her eyes to the part of the brain that detects motion.

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In California, Life With Parole Increasingly Leads To Freedom

Mon, 2014-05-26 12:06

Until recently, inmates with life sentences — most for murder — were rarely released from prison, regardless of their behavior. But a 2008 court case and a new governor have changed their odds.

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Brad Paisley Leaves 'Southern Comfort Zone' For Troops In Afghanistan

Mon, 2014-05-26 10:54

The country music star rescheduled an Iowa gig so he could travel to Bagram Airfield with the president. Paisley's change of plans turned out to be a boon for vendors at the Tree Town Music Festival.

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Parents Of Elliot Rodger Heard Of Attack As They Tried To Stop Him

Mon, 2014-05-26 10:03

The 22-year-old's parents were rushing to stop him from hurting anyone Friday night when they heard news of a shooting and feared their son was involved.

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White House Mistakenly Blows Cover Of CIA Officer In Afghanistan

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:55

A list of U.S. officials who briefed President Obama on his surprise trip to Bagram air base in Afghanistan this weekend inadvertently included the name of the agency's station chief in Kabul.

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Wash And Deliver: Startups Aim To Solve First World Problems

Mon, 2014-05-26 07:49

With services that pick up your laundry, deliver you gourmet food, take you on a cheap ride — all with the tap of an app — many of the hassles of life are disappearing. But can these companies last?

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Dad Catches Son's Home Run Ball At Minor League Game

Mon, 2014-05-26 06:33

Conrad Gregor thanked his parents for making a five-hour drive to watch him play by driving a home run over the wall to where his father was standing.

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Why Some Pet Owners Ditch Chow To Cook For Fido From Scratch

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:45

Whether for philosophical or health reasons, pet owners are whipping up batches of pet food for their beloved animals. But veterinarians warn that these meals need to be nutritionally balanced.

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Ukraine's Poroshenko Says He'll Restore Peace In East

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:37

Ukraine's projected new president Petro Poroshenko welcomed his victory Monday by pledging to speed up operations to quell pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Killed The Mockingbird? American Classics Cut From British Reading List

Mon, 2014-05-26 04:47

U.K. Education Secretary Michael Gove has decided that the English literature list for a national exam needs to be more English, so he is swapping American texts in the curriculum for British ones.

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