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South Africa's Xenophobic Attacks 'Vile,' Says Zulu King Accused Of Inciting Them

April 26
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Recent attacks against immigrants have reportedly caused at least seven deaths in the country. Accused of incendiary remarks, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says his comments were taken out of context.

Putin: 'No Regrets' Over Crimea Annexation

April 26
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In a new documentary titled The President, the Russian leader says seizing Crimea from Ukraine righted a historical wrong.

Baltimore Police: 34 Arrested In Freddie Gray Protest

April 26
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Even with the arrests, police said Saturday's protest over Gray — a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after receiving a fatal spinal cord injury — was "mostly peaceful."

1 Dead, 4 Missing After Sudden Squall Hits Alabama Sailing Regatta

April 26
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Several boats in a race at Dauphin Island in Mobile Bay were capsized when winds unexpectedly gusted to 50 knots, generating waves up to 10 feet high.

Eliud Kipchoge Edges Out Fellow Kenyans To Win London Marathon

April 26
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In his first win of the iconic distance race, Kipchoge clocked 2:04:47. Wilson Kipsang, who won last year, placed second and world-record holder Dennis Kimetto was third.

High-Altitude Rescue Underway On Everest

April 26
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At least 17 people are reported dead on the mountain after a massive quake-triggered avalanche swept through base camp on the south side on Saturday.

What If Students Could Fire Their Professors?

April 26
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A bill in the Iowa state Senate would rate and fire professors based solely on student evaluations. Research suggests that's not such a good idea.

Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

April 26
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It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize?

April 26
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For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the cellular metabolism cycle into their heads. Some med schools say it's time to quit cramming and focus on patients' lives.

Powerful Aftershock Jars Katmandu; Nepal Quake Toll Rises

April 26
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A magnitude 6.7 aftershock rumbled the Nepalese capital and sent people running for open ground Sunday morning.

7 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

April 25
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Every year, the president sits for a dinner with Washington reporters and delivers something of a stand-up routine. From his "bucket list" to Hillary Clinton, here's what he came up with this year.

Protesters Pledge To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Over Police Custody Death

April 25
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People were gathering for what organizers say will be the largest demonstration to date in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest.

Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

April 25
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At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.

On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

April 25
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Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or their Sherpa porters have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.

As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

April 25
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The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

April 25
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The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

International Guard: How The Vietnam War Changed Guard Service

April 25
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During the war, young men often tried to join the National Guard to avoid being sent overseas. But that war changed the nature of the guard — paving the way for today's deployments abroad.

Hubble's Other Telescope And The Day It Rocked Our World

April 25
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Amid this week's hoopla celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope, don't forget the clever astronomer for whom the space scope was named. In the 1920s, he changed our sense of ourselves and the universe.

1,400 Confirmed Dead In Nepal After Powerful Earthquake

April 25
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The powerful temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu and also killed people in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh.

Flood Of Desperate Refugees Tests Spaniards' Tolerance

April 25
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Arab and African migrants are landing on Spain's coast in a region with a 34 percent unemployment. That's created friction and prompted a debate about how best to help them.

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