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Pope Accepts Resignation Of Cardinal Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Keith O'Brien, who stepped down as Archbishop of St. Andrews in Scotland two years ago, will be stripped of his privileges but not his title, the Vatican says.
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2 Men Convicted In Canada In 2013 Train Derailment Plot

Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier were found guilty on terrorism-related charges for a plan to derail a passenger train traveling from New York to Toronto.
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Police In India Arrest Hundreds In 10th-Grade Cheating Scandal

The crackdown follows the airing of video taken in the country's northeast that showed parents, relatives and friends of students scaling school walls to pass cheat sheets through windows.
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Kerry Cites Progress In Iran Talks, Saying Deal Is Possible

The secretary of state says all sides appear to be getting closer to an agreement, although he acknowledges remaining differences.
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400 Years Later, Spain May Have Found 'Don Quixote' Author's Grave

Archaeologists in Madrid may have discovered the long-lost remains of Miguel de Cervantes. NPR's Scott Simon asks whether or not the bones are his, and if they'll attract tourists to the site.
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Expert: Iran Has Territorial Ambitions

The U.S. and its international partners continue nuclear negotiations with Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale professor Stephen Carter about Iran's position in the Middle East.
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On Libel And The Law, U.S. And U.K. Go Separate Ways

An HBO documentary about Scientology, Going Clear, won't be released in Britain. Neither will the book on which it's based. That's because British and U.S. free speech protections are very different.
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In Tunisia, Society 'Wasn't Quite Prepared' For Liberal Reforms

More than 20 people were killed this week when two gunmen stormed Tunisia's national museum. NPR's Scott Simon talks with William McCants of the Brookings Institution about the attack's repercussions.
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Under ISIS, Life In Mosul Takes A Turn For The Bleak

The militants have held Iraq's second largest city since June. Now, local Sunni residents are weary of ISIS, there are signs of strain within their ranks, and it's almost impossible to flee.
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Ex-Boxing Champ Steps Back Into Spotlight As A Face Of Addiction

Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez rarely fell in the ring, but alcohol and drugs knocked him down for decades. He's clean now and telling his story to help fellow Mexicans get clean too.

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