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NATO Urges 'Everybody' To Respect Ukraine's Sovereignty

Top military officials from NATO and Russia discussed their concerns about Ukraine in a phone call Monday. Many now see the country's Crimea area as a potential flashpoint.
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Mango Alert: Australians Puzzle Over Huge Stolen Fruit

The Big Mango is a roadside tourist attraction that's 33 feet tall and 26 feet wide; it weighs seven tons. As of last night, it's missing. But not everyone thinks it was stolen.
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The History Of A Once And Future World-Class Resort

President Vladimir Putin isn't the first Russian leader to try to rebuild Sochi, but it's not so clear his project will ultimately be more successful than his predecessors.
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From Mexico To Midwest, A Visit To El Chapo's Chicago

Recently arrested Mexican crime lord "El Chapo" Guzman left one of his deadliest marks on Chicago. As Patrick Smith of WBEZ reports, the city is a major hub for his drug distribution network.
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Alice Herz-Sommer, Pianist And Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 110

Renowned concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, once thought to be the oldest living Holocaust survivor, has died at age 110. Her story is told in the Oscar-nominated film, The Lady in Number 6.
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Will Ukraine Do What It Takes To Unlock International Aid?

Three months of protests have taken a toll on a Ukrainian economy that was already in distress. But many worry that as in the past, corruption and a lack of political will prevent meaningful reform.
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How Will Ugandan Gay Refugees Be Received By U.S.?

A Ugandan law punishes "offenders" of homosexual acts with prison terms. Aaron Morris, legal director at Immigration Equality, explains the U.S. track record of granting asylum in such situations.
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The Ukrainian Unrest, As Seen From Moscow

Andranik Migranyan is the director of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, a Russian-funded think tank with ties to Russia's leadership. He explains Russia's view of the protests in Ukraine.
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Ruthless Mexican Drug Trafficker Was A Robin Hood In Home State

Powerful cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was charged Monday with violating drug trafficking laws. He was a vicious killer. But many see him as a hero who helped the poor and maintained order.
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From President To Fugitive — In The Span Of A Week

The new authorities in Kiev are trying to consolidate power and capture former President Viktor Yanukovych. Meanwhile, demonstrators in parts of eastern Ukraine are supporting closer ties with Moscow.

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