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In Yemen, Agony Continues As Civilians 'Bear The Brunt'

An Amnesty International researcher provides a rare glimpse of life in Yemen, which the U.N. says is in the grip of a "massive humanitarian crisis." Will a new ceasefire help bring relief?
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Kerry: 'We Will Not Rush' Deal On Iran's Nuclear Program

If an agreement cannot be reached by midnight, Congress will double the time it takes to review any pact.
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Jimmy Carter: "A Full Life: Reflections At Ninety"

The 39th U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner talks about race relations, money in politics, diplomacy and marriage.

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India's Top Court Orders Federal Investigation Into Exam Scam

The multimillion-dollar job-recruitment scam has been linked to more than 30 deaths. Hundreds of people have been arrested in connection with the Vyapam scandal.
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China's Stock Market Crash And Implications for U.S. And Global Economies

China's stock market decline is into its third week, despite efforts by regulators to halt the slide. We look at the causes of China’s stock market crash, and what it could mean for the U.S. and international economies.

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Greek Cabinet Meets On Proposal Amid Calls For A Compromise

Greece has until the end of today to turn in new proposals to secure a fresh bailout from its creditors. Meanwhile, there are growing calls for debt restructuring.
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U.N. Says Syria Represents Worst Refugee Crisis In 25 Years

The high commissioner for refugees estimates that more than 4 million have fled since the start of the civil war four years ago. An additional 7.6 million are believed to be displaced inside Syria.
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FIFA Bans Former Executive Committee Member Chuck Blazer For Life

Blazer was the highest-ranking American in soccer's governing body for years, and was one of 14 FIFA figures indicted by the Justice Department in May in connection with a corruption scheme.
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Low-Cost Russian Airline Bans Chewing Gum

Airline Pobeda claims it costs hundreds of dollars to scrape off a dried piece of gum. Passengers are unhappy with the ban. Wonder if they'll start scanning for gum at airport security?
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Could Greece's Debt Crisis Become Merkel's Worst Political Failure?

Critics say German chancellor Angela Merkel is being too rigid when it comes to helping Greece with its debt, but she is under intense domestic pressure to resist Greek demands.

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