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Europe Pulls Punches With Limited Sanctions, Wary Of Backfire

European leaders have condemned the secession referendum in Crimea. They have reacted by imposing a visa ban and asset freeze on 21 people said to be behind Russia's actions in the region.
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Celebrations In Crimea — And Worries Among Troops Left Behind

Now that Crimea has voted to separate from Ukraine and join Russia, Ukrainian troops still stationed on the peninsula have become even less secure.
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Crimea: What's Next?

Now that Crimea has voted in favor of union with Russia, it's up to Moscow to decide on annexation of the territory. Here's a look at the choices facing the major players in the Crimea crisis.
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Even If You Don't Have Symptoms, You May Still Have The Flu

Roughly one in five unvaccinated people had the flu between 2006 and 2011, but only a quarter of them had symptoms, a study found. That could affect how the virus spreads.
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Navy SEALs Take Control Of Oil Tanker Seized By Libyan Rebels

The Morning Glory was seized earlier this month by three armed Libyans. A Pentagon statement said the SEALs took control of the vessel after an operation Sunday. No one was injured.
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The Dark History Of Green Food On St. Patrick's Day

Cupcakes, cookies and beer dyed green may mean party time in America, but on the Emerald Isle, they harken back to a desperate past. Still, Ireland has learned to embrace the kitsch for the tourists.
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St. Patrick's Day Beyond 'Kiss Me' Signs and Green Bagels

St. Patrick's Day is known for parades, parties and everything green. But it's also a time to remember what brought so many Irish people to the United States. Historian Christine Kinealy explains.
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A Closer Look At U.S. And EU Sanctions In The Ukraine Conflict

David Greene talks to NPR's Michele Kelemen about the new sanctions imposed on Russian officials by the United States and European Union.
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Paris Ends 'Odd Or Even' Limit On Cars After One Day

'Impair Ou Pair?' To combat smog, officials restricted car use Monday. For the most part, only cars with odd-numbered license plates could be on the streets. The rule will end after today.
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Last Words From Cockpit May Be Clue To Jet's Disappearance

There's still no sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8. Was the informal "good night" from the jet a sign it had been taken over or that the crew is involved?

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