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Looking Back On Last Summer's War In Gaza

As a year of conflict in the Mideast comes to a close, we look back at how Israeli and Palestinian parents explained the Gaza war to their children as the rockets flew.
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Russian Court Suspends Opposition Leader's Prison Sentence

Alexei Navalny is an anti-corruption blogger who helped organize massive anti-government protests 3 years ago. He's been the target of criminal cases that have hampered his political activities.
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The Fleeting Obsessions Of The White House Press Corps

From the VA and Secret Service scandals to Ebola, each week brought another hot issue into the White House briefing room. Here's a look at just how short the press corps' attention span was in 2014.
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A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education

Daniel Majok Gai fled South Sudan twice because of war. He wants to return for good. But for now, he's giving back by helping youth there gain an education. His inspiration: a girl named Annah.
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U.S. Warship Joins Hunt For Missing Plane

The search for AirAsia jet is now into its third day with no solid leads. The hunt has expanded to new areas and includes naval ships as well as local fishermen.
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Argentine President Takes On Godson — But Not To Keep Werewolf At Bay

The tradition, it now appears, is from czarist Russia and began during mass Russian migration to Argentina in the early 20th century.
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A Year Later, Al Jazeera Journalists Still Imprisoned In Egypt

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Marwa Omara, fiancé of imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy, about dealing with his year in prison and the hopes for an appeal in 2015.
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Don't Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

The language called "Uglish" is as controversial in Uganda as Ebonics is in the U.S. And now it has its own dictionary. Is it just bad English or a legitimate local variant?
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Few Common Factors Between 2014's Airline Disasters

Lourdes Garcia Navarro speaks with John Cox, an airline safety expert and former commercial pilot, about Saturday's disappearance of an AirAsia flight over the Java Sea.
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British Health Care Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

The patient, who had worked in an Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone, arrived in Glasgow, Scotland, late Sunday via London and Casablanca, Morocco. This is the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.K.

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