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Krishnadev Calamur

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Bergdahl Back In The U.S. To Continue Recovery

Friday, June 13, 2014

The Army sergeant spent five years as a captive of the Taliban. He arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio early Friday morning after spending nearly two weeks recuperating in Germany.

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Shiite Leaders Urge Iraqis To Rise Up Against Sunni Extremists

Friday, June 13, 2014

The militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria already controls the cities of Mosul and Tikrit, and has now taken towns in Diyalah province.

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Ex-'Times' Editor Jill Abramson To Teach At Harvard

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The former executive editor of The New York Times, whose sudden dismissal sent shock waves through the media world, will teach undergraduate courses on narrative nonfiction.

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U.S. Drones Kill 13 Suspected Militants In Pakistan

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The strikes are the first by the U.S. in nearly six months, and come just days after the Pakistani Taliban staged an audacious attack on Karachi airport, Pakistan's largest.

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President George H.W. Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday With Parachute Jump

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The former president had vowed on his 85th birthday that he would repeat a parachute jump on his 90th. Today's jump was his eighth.

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British Court Blocks All-Secret Trial For Terrorism Suspects

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Court of Appeal ruled that while the core of the trial can be held in secret, portions of it must be open to the public. It also allowed the suspects, known until now as AB and CD, to be named.

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Time For Kickoff: World's Attention Focused On World Cup

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Host Brazil faces Croatia today in the first game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But much of the attention in the run-up to the event has been focused on strikes, controversies and unrest.

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Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late June

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Senate and House have both voted to overhaul veterans' health care. Their votes come amid the controversy over long wait times at VA facilities for veterans seeking care.

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Obama: Options Open For Response To Militant Gains In Iraq

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Al-Qaida-linked fighters have taken Mosul and Tikrit, while Kurdish fighters have seized Kirkuk. President Obama says he hasn't ruled out any options for a U.S. response.

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A High School Band Where Everyone's Voice Can Be Heard

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

One music teacher has used tablets to change life for students at a New York school. The members of the school's orchestra have learning disabilities. For some, the band has opened up their world.

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Bergdahl's Writings Provide A Window Into His Thoughts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The writings were obtained by The Washington Post, which also reported that the Army sergeant had previously been discharged by the Coast Guard for psychological reasons.

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Is Bergdahl Exchange Really Unprecedented?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Pentagon's lawyer said the deal to swap the Army sergeant for Taliban prisoners wasn't a first, citing the release of an Army pilot in Somalia. But the man who engineered that release disagrees.

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Bergdahl Swap Was 'Extraordinary Situation,' Hagel Says

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told skeptical lawmakers that a "unique set of dynamics" prevented the White House from telling Congress about the deal to swap Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for Taliban prisoners.

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With Airport Attack, Pakistani Taliban Show Off Their Reach

Monday, June 09, 2014

The Pakistani Taliban aren't nearly as well-known as the Afghan Taliban. But they've carried out many major attacks, such as the shooting of Malala Yousafzai, and have further destabilized Pakistan.

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@CIA Tweets; Internet Explodes In Not-So-Covert Sarcasm

Friday, June 06, 2014

The agency has probably been on Twitter before, but its first public tweet was cloaked in tongue-in-cheek humor.

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70 Years After A Crucial Invasion, World Honors D-Day

Friday, June 06, 2014

Some 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy and began the liberation of France from Nazi occupation during World War II. World leaders, including President Obama, gathered to mark the anniversary.

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The Triple Crown: Can California Chrome Win It All?

Friday, June 06, 2014

One win away from the first Triple Crown in 36 years. We’ll look at horse racing now, and California Chrome.

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Pope Replaces Financial Watchdog's Board

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The five Italians who were replaced were associated with the Vatican's discredited old guard. The new members are from four countries, and include a former Bush administration official.

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In A First For Britain, A Secret Trial For Terrorism Suspects

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The trial, due to begin June 16, involves two men whose names and alleged offenses are being kept under wraps. U.K. media are calling it a "casting aside of the centuries-old doctrine of open courts."

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Tea Party Still Packs A Punch: How It Happened In Mississippi

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Political observers declared the Tea Party dead in May after it lost every major GOP primary it contested. Sen. Thad Cochran's performance against his Tea Party rival makes that judgment seem rash.

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