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Flu Drugs Saved Lives During 2009 Pandemic

A look back confirms that adults treated with Tamiflu, Relenza or a related drug were half as likely to die in the hospital as those who caught the pandemic flu strain and weren't treated.
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Obama's Foreign Policy: More Second-Term Misses Than Hits

Second-term presidents who find themselves limited by congressional constraints often see foreign policy as an arena for success. But it seems to be giving President Obama more fits than achievements.
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Lawyer For Abu Ghraib Prisoners Asks Virginia Court To Reinstate Lawsuit

A judge dismissed the suit against a Virginia military contractor in June.
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Politics And Power Complicate The Airliner Search

Malaysia's government, which is leading the search for the missing airliner, has come under fire from critics who are accusing it of mismanagement and partisan politicking.
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In Unprecedented International Search, American Navy Lends A Hand

Commander William Marks, a spokesperson for the U.S. 7th Fleet, describes the ongoing search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The U.S. Navy is lending a hand in the efforts to find it.
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Russia Votes To Annex Crimea, As The West Looks On

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a treaty to annex Crimea and delivered a rousing speech to mark the occasion. The U.S. denounced the action as illegal but has few tools to change his mind.
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Ukrainian Ambassador: Today, Nobody Feels Secure In Europe

Olexander Motsyk, Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S. since 2010, speaks with Robert Siegel about Russia's moves to annex Crimea.
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Will Scotland Leave The UK? One Cafe Sells Cakes to Find Out

The people of Scotland will decide in a September referendum whether Scotland stays in the UK or declares independence after 300 years in the fold. Glasgow is ground zero in the growing campaign.
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Deadly Violence Breaks Out At Crimean Military Base

Several Ukrainian soldiers were shot, one fatally, when masked soldiers stormed a Ukrainian military base outside the Crimean capital, Simferopol.
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The View From Russia: Crimea's Long-Awaited Return

Andranik Migranyan, the director of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, offers the pro-Russian view of the country's recent move to annex Crimea.

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