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Donating A Single Rollerblade Is Not Going To Help Disaster Victims

Yet that's what someone gave after the Haitian earthquake. A staffer at one nonprofit offers a plan to discourage unuseful donations from individuals and corporations and get what's really needed.
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'Charlie Hebdo's' Next Issue Will Feature Prophet Muhammad Cartoons

The gunmen who attacked the French magazine last week said they had "avenged" the prophet as they left the scene. The magazine frequently targeted religion – including Islam and its prophet.
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Cuba Frees 53 Political Prisoners As Part Of Deal, U.S. Says

A senior administration official said Cuba has made good on conditions of last month's historic agreement to begin normalizing ties with the U.S.
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What World Leaders Say, And What They Do

Many leaders have criticized the attacks in Paris. How does this square with their own records on freedom of the press and human rights?
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Pakistani School At Center Of Taliban Massacre Reopens

Taliban militants killed about 150 people at the military school in an attack last month. Students returned Monday amid heavy security.
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5 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Where Did The $13.5 Billion Go?

Governments and nonprofits have insisted on keeping control of their projects in Haiti. So projects have cost several times more than they should. And Haiti is a long way from "building back better."
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White House: We Should Have Sent 'Higher-Profile' Official To Paris

The Obama administration was criticized for not sending a high-ranking official to a unity rally in Paris. The British, German, Israeli and Palestinian leaders were all at the march.
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World Leaders March In Solidarity With French Terror Attack Victims

More than 40 world leaders linked arms and led the unity march in Paris. It was a chance to honor the victims of the violent attacks that have shaken that city and commanded the world's attention.
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Stealing Oil Is Easy, Selling It On The International Market Isn't

To steal oil, lots of people need to be in on it: small time crooks and criminal bosses, the owners of oil tankers, corrupt officials and even traders in the United States looking the other way.
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Investigators Focus On 4 Suspects In Paris Terrorist Attacks

U.S. officials are looking into, among other things, the veracity of the gunmen's claims that the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaida were behind the attacks.

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