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Congo Monkey Spotted Decades After Species' Alleged Demise

April 19
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Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.

Two Decades Later, 168 Victims Of Oklahoma City Attack Are Remembered

April 19
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Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP

April 19
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Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?

Shroud Of Turin Goes Back On Display In Italy For A Limited Engagement

April 19
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The 14 x 3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.

New ISIS Video Purports To Show Shooting, Beheading Of Christians

April 19
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The footage shows some 30 people it says are Ethiopian Christians killed in two separate locations in Libya.

Up To 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

April 19
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The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

April 19
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In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?

This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

April 19
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The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.

Late Chicago Chef Sought To Open 'A New Page In Gastronomy'

April 18
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A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits.

Syria's Minorities: Caught Between Sword Of ISIS And Wrath of Assad

April 18
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Many of Syria's minorities have tried to lie low and avoid direct involvement in the country's civil war. But they frequently get caught in the crossfire, with no protector to turn to.

'Furious 7' Races To New Record, Quickly Hitting $1 Billion Mark

April 18
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Universal says the movie is the studio's first to cross the billion-dollar mark during its first run in theaters, putting it above films such as Jurassic Park and Despicable Me.

WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco

April 18
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It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.

Antitrust Inquiry Reportedly Looks At How Big Theater Chains Snare Movies

April 18
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News of a federal inquiry comes as arguments over preferential treatment and exclusivity have been heating up in recent years.

Australia Says It Broke Up ISIS-Inspired Plot To Attack WWI Event

April 18
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In a series of early-morning raids, Australian counterterrorism police arrested five men in the Melbourne area Saturday, over their possible involvement in a plot to attack a memorial ceremony.

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 35 In Jalalabad; ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

April 18
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Both the United Nations and the Taliban have condemned the attack, which targeted civilians who were in a long line at a bank.

In Panama, Restoring Streets And Reforming Gangs At The Same Time

April 18
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Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs, but a hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.

Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

April 18
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Thousands of police formed a perimeter around the heart of South Korea's capital Saturday, in an effort to dampen a third day of protests over the government handling of a ferry disaster one year ago.

O'Malley, Possible Clinton Rival, Says A President Can't Let Polls Lead

April 18
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The former Maryland governor also was flatly dismissive of Republican economic theories in an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, saying they're 'patently bull----.'

In New Orleans, Young Lives Adrift

April 18
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Among U.S. cities, New Orleans has the third-highest rate of young people who are neither in school nor working. Craig Adams Jr. is trying not to be one of them.

As Greeks And Germans Negotiate Debt, Reparations Issues Resurface

April 18
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Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.

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