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Viral Photo Of Syrian War Victims Comes To Times Square

After bouncing all over the Internet, the iconic photo is coming to big screens in Times Square. It shows a sea of desperate people waiting for food in the devastated refugee camp of Yarmouk.
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Following Plea Deal, General's Misconduct Gets Fine And Reprimand

An Army general accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate, was sentenced today by a military judge. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was fined $20,000 and received a letter of reprimand. He could have received up to 25 years in jail for the initial charges. The case fell apart because of credibility problems with the accuser; a plea deal dropped the more serious charges. Now, the sentence has infuriated membesr of Congress and victims advocates. NPR's Tom Bowman has the latest.
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Iran-Contra Prosecutor Lawrence Walsh Dies At 102

Lawrence Walsh, the chief prosecutor of the Iran-Contra affair, has died. After an already illustrious career, Walsh led a criminal investigation many considered the biggest scandal since Watergate.
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Awash In Cash, Drug Cartels Rely On Big Banks To Launder Profits

Drug lords face a recurring problem: what to do with all that cash? Time and again, they have managed to launder their fortunes through some of the world's leading banks.
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Robert Strauss, Former Party Chairman And Power Broker, Dies At 95

Strauss, a well-connected Texas lawyer who served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, advised presidents from both parties.
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Sub-Hunting Planes Use High-Tech Gear To Search For Flight 370

Two of the most advanced maritime surveillance aircraft — Australian P-3 Orions and U.S. P-8A Poseidons — are scouring a stretch of the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
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Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps Sr. Dies

He led a tiny congregation in Topeka, Kan., that drew national attention for its protests at funerals of soldiers and celebrities. Phelps wanted to spread his views about homosexuality and abortion.
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Gender Disparities In Tech Flare Up Again: A Reading Guide

A female developer at GitHub resigns, saying the company has a clubby, intimidating culture, and debate brews over whether geeks can lead unwelcoming environments. Get caught up with these reads.
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For Navajo Veterans, Another Broken Promise

The Navajo Nation promised its veterans housing to thank them for their service. But many are still struggling to live in substandard conditions. The Los Angeles Times' Cindy Carcamo explains.
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Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk For All Women Everywhere

Evidence has long suggested that exercise may help prevent breast cancer. After looking at cancer risk in 4 million women, French researchers concluded any type of exercise is beneficial.

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