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Russia Hires PR Firm Burson-Marsteller To Help Spin Doping Scandal

Russia's track and field program is banned from international competition because of a doping scandal. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Gene Grabowski, a former partner with Burson-Marsteller.
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Could A Lighthouse Have Prevented South China Sea's Latest Flashpoint?

After U.S. bases in the Philippines closed in the early '90s, a lighthouse on Scarborough Shoal was meant to help protect the country from regional aggression. But that project was never completed.
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Egyptian Military Says EgyptAir Flight 804 Debris Found Off Coast

Authorities had reported finding wreckage from the plane Thursday but later retracted those claims. The debris found Friday is said to include passenger belongings but not flight data recorders.
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Congress Agrees On Plan To Help Puerto Rico Restructure $70 Billion Debt

After months of negotiation, Republicans and Democrats in Congress have agreed on a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its crushing $70 billion debt. It sets up a control board to investigate the U.S. territory's murky financial picture and restructure its debt payments to creditors.
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Egyptian Officials Cite Possible Terrorism In EgyptAir Crash Investigation

Investigators caution it is too soon to jump to conclusions about what brought down an EgyptAir flight over the Mediterranean Wednesday night. But there are early indications terrorism played a role.
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Meet Bonbibi: The Indian Forest Goddess Worshipped Across Religions

In the Indian mangrove forest called the Sundarbans, Bonbibi is worshipped by Hindus and Muslims alike. Her story reflects some of what makes this landscape so unique.
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EgyptAir Flight Crashes In Mediterranean Sea After Disappearing From Radar

The missing EgyptAir Flight 804 disappeared after leaving Paris on its flight to Cairo, leaving distraught relatives behind and a mystery in its wake.
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Egyptian, Greek Officials Continue Search For EgyptAir Flight Remains

NPR has the latest about the fate of EgyptAir Flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea as it carried 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo.
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Air Disaster Adds To Egypt's Litany Of Woes

Egypt's government faces mounting criticism. There's an insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula. The tourist industry is in tatters. And now, add to that a second aviation disaster in just over six months.

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Egyptian Officials Continue Investigation Into EgyptAir Crash

Egyptian officials are urging the world to await facts before concluding what brought down a Cairo-bound airliner. But families and the public clamor for news about another Egyptian aviation incident.

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