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Carlos Santana: 'I Am A Reflection Of Your Light'

Musician Carlos Santana shares his journey from a difficult childhood in Mexico to international stardom in the new memoir, The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light.
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Wounded In Combat, U.S. Troops Go Back For A 'Proper Exit'

For some U.S. troops who left Iraq and Afghanistan by medevac, a return trip to these countries allows them to depart on their own terms.
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400 Years After Death, El Greco Receives Celebration He Sought

The painter had mixed fortunes in life, but his works are receiving the royal treatment in Crete and Spain on the 400th anniversary of his death.
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Rebel Group Encounters Setback In Syria

Robert Siegel talks to Washington Post reporter Liz Sly about her recent report from Syria, where moderate rebel groups were routed over the weekend in the northern part of the country.
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Supreme Court Case Tests Status Of Jerusalem

Can U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem list Israel as their place of birth on their passports? A 12-year-old boy is contesting the U.S. position that no one has sovereignty over the city.
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Hope Fades For Release Of Nigerian Girls Held By Boko Haram

Two weeks ago, Nigeria's military announced a ceasefire with the Islamist extremists group Boko Haram and said more than 200 girls abducted by the group would soon be free. But Boko Haram's leader has issued a video denying a truce and saying the girls have converted to Islam and been married off.
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It Turns Out That Fighting Polio Is Good Training To Fight Ebola

Nigeria knows how to beat back polio. And that's helped in the battle against Ebola. But other West African countries are struggling to beat the deadly virus — and neglecting anti-polio efforts.
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Holy Goats! They're Kind Of A Big Deal In One Nepali Town

The people of Nepal like goat dishes. They like goat sacrifices. But not all local goats meet such a fate. In one town, goats do as they please. After all, they're divine!
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In A Remote Corner Of Sudan, An American Takes His Stand

Ryan Boyette arrived Sudan's Nuba Mountains more than a decade ago has made it his mission to document abuses he says the government carries out with regularity.
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Dozens Killed In Blast Along India-Pakistan Border

A suicide bomber killed more than 50 people on Pakistan's side of the Wagah border crossing with India. The bomber apparently targeted spectators returning from a famous flag lowering ceremony.

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