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Stumbling Into World War I, Like 'Sleepwalkers'

A new book by Christopher Clark describes the series of events that precipitated one the most complex and catastrophic conflicts of modern times. "It seems to me that our world is getting more like 1914, not less like it," Clark says.
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Bill Gates' Handshake With South Korea's Park Sparks Debate

Microsoft founder Bill Gates met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye Monday, to discuss nuclear energy and other topics. But the handshake they shared created the biggest stir in Korean society, after Gates greeted Park with a smile — and his left hand jammed into his pants pocket.
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Relatives Of Bombing Suspects Shocked By Attacks

The Tsarnaev brothers' relatives in Russia's Dagestan republic reacted differently to the Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent shootout. Their mother saw pictures of Tamerlan's body on YouTube and is said to be in shock, unable to speak. More distant relatives share their thoughts. People at the mosque that Tamerlan visited in 2012 say the mosque is in no way responsible for his actions.
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Canada Case Raises Concern About Link Between Al-Qaida, Iran

Robert Siegel speaks with Peter Bergen, CNN's national security analyst and author of Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden — from 9/11 to Abbottabad, about the alleged link between al-Qaida and Iran.
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Venezuela Deeply Divided After Chavez Death, Recent Election

The death of Hugo Chavez and the election of his successor in a tightly-fought race has left Venezuela more deeply divided than ever. Now it's fueling instability in one of the world's great oil powers.
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Help Wanted: Must Like Big Stones, Work Well With Druids

Stonehenge is seeking general manager to maintain "dignity of stones" and speak to Druids. Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish have more on what the job entails and how the selection is made.

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