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Border Crossings Slow But Immigration Courts Still Face Backlog

Judge Dana Leigh Marks, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges, talks to Robert Siegel about how the flood of young migrants has changed the way courts prioritize immigration cases.
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Ian Paisley Was 'Powerful In The Pulpit' And On Political Platforms

In Northern Ireland, preacher and politician Ian Paisley died on Friday. Robert Siegel speaks with Paisley's biographer, Ed Moloney, about his legacy.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election Bid

He says he is seeking treatment for a tumor in his abdomen. His brother Doug Ford will run in his place. Earlier this year, Rob Ford took time off from his job to seek help for substance abuse.
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Riding The 'Silver Dragon,' Surfers Tame China's 10-Foot River Waves

The Qiantang Tidal Bore, a big river wave that forms during China's Mid-Autumn Festival, barrels upstream for miles through the crowded city of Hangzhou.
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10 Arrested In Pakistan Over 2012 Attack On Malala Yousafzai

The army says the men were ordered by the Pakistani Taliban to kill the teenager who has stood against extremist attempts to prevent girls from attending school.
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How Do You Catch Ebola: By Air, Sweat Or Water?

Americans have many questions — and misconceptions — about the deadly virus that's rapidly spreading in West Africa. We asked two scientists to explain more about how Ebola is transmitted.
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Cleared Of Murder, Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend. On Thursday, he was cleared of premeditated murder.
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Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.

Under pressure from the United States, Mexico has begun arresting and deporting tens of thousands of Central Americans long before they reach the U.S. border.
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Make Way For Ambulances: They're Stuck In Bangalore Traffic

The Indian city is a busy high-tech hub with crowded roads. Ambulances get tied up in traffic along with everyone else. Clever thinkers are coming up with solutions. Motorcycle ambulance, anyone?
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Northern Ireland Unionist Hard-Liner Ian Paisley Dies At 88

The Protestant cleric who bitterly opposed the IRA later forged an unlikely friendship with senior Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness.

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