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Kenya's Elections

Kenyans went to the polls in droves yesterday to cast ballots in the first presidential election since 2007, when widespread accusations of vote-rigging sparked violent protests. The current front-runner, Uhuru Kenyatta, was charged by the International Criminal Court with crimes against humanity as a result. With 19 reported killed on election day, the country is bracing for the possibility of more violence, as well as "consequences" threatened by the U.S. and other allies if Kenyatta wins.

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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