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    Canada mourns for slain soldier

    Thousands of mourners gathered Tuesday to honor the memory of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, Ontario. Cirillo was standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa last Wednesday when he was killed by a gunman who went on to open fire on Parliament Hill before being shot down in a hail of bullets...

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    Peru families receive bodies of dirty war victims

    The small farmers came from remote mountains and jungle valleys to receive the exhumed remains of loved ones slain three decades ago during Peru’s dirty war. Hundreds arrived in the Ayacucho state capital for Monday’s handover of 80 sets of remains. A truth commission found that some 70,000 died ...

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    Great War, great champagne

    Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most heroic of vintages. As champagne goes, 1914 was a superlative year when the warmest of summers left the richest of grapes. As war...

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    Endangered landscapes

    The Washington-based Cultural Landscape Foundation announced its new list of 11 parks, gardens and land-based art that are threatened by demolition, neglect or lack of funding. The group works to preserve notable U.S. landscapes.

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    De la Renta creations

    Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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    Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia’s new president

    Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power...

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    Ebola training

    With hospital workers increasingly in the spotlight over the spread of the Ebola virus, a Chicago hospital held a training session Thursday for a team of medical professionals. Rush University Medical Center assembled a core team of doctors, nurses and technicians who would provide care to any Ebola...

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    Teachers protest over missing students in Mexico

    Hundreds of protesting teachers demanding answers about the 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 during a confrontation with police, clashed with police in front of the Guerrero state congress building in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Monday. Officials are attempting to determine if any of...

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    Gay marriage

    Weddings, court rulings and confusion defined a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. But there was also much happiness.

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    Malala's Legacy

    Photos show the condition of education for girls in Afghanistan, where Malala hoped to improve opportunities.

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