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Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed Bergdahl

The Pentagon says there's no reason to question the authenticity of a video the Taliban released Wednesday. The exchange went smoothly, including a handshake between U.S. and Taliban representatives.
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No Americans Are Left In French Open

For the latest on the French tennis tournament, David Greene talks to Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated about some lesser known players on both the men and women's side, who have had some big wins.
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25 Years Later, Tiananmen Square Is A Forbidden Subject In China

Immediately following the crackdown, the government began a long-term campaign of suppression. Even today, many believe the government's goal is to erase the historic event from the nation's memory.
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Children Traveling Solo Across U.S. Border Face Dangerous Trip

David Greene talks to Pulitzer Prize winning author Sonia Nazario about the growing crisis of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico attempting to migrate to the U.S.
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Congress Furious At White House Over Prisoner Swap

Lawmakers don't much like the deal, which traded five Taliban fighters held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. They are also mad about how it was done behind their backs.
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Congenial Arctic Council Displeased By Russia's Move Into Crimea

The situation in Ukraine has lead to speculation about how and whether the conflict might trickle into other parts of Eastern Europe. What could global tensions mean for diplomacy in the far North?
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In Poland, Obama Reassures Region After Russia Annexes Crimea

President Obama is in Warsaw for a celebration marking the 25th anniversary of Poland's emergence from Soviet domination. It's a milestone with contemporary echoes in neighboring Ukraine.
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Putin May Have An Opening To Rebuild Relations With West

Russia's president has had muted response to U.S. plan to beef up promises to Eastern European allies. He has meetings set with France's president, Germany's chancellor and Britain's prime minister.
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As Myanmar Modernizes, Architectural Gems Are Endangered

Myanmar's biggest city Yangon has a distinct old-world feel: blocks of colonial buildings, untouched during decades of poverty and isolation. Now, development could bring them crashing down.
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Leader Of Pakistani Political Movement Arrested In London

Altaf Hussain, who heads the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), was taken into custody on Tuesday. His arrest has sparked fears of violence in the city of Karachi, an MQM stronghold.

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