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It took 6 months to get this shot

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:00pm
Kenji Croman has broken bones, dislocated his shoulder and elbow, endured concussions and nearly drowned several times.
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Thoughts are private, right? Think again

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:42am
What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.
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Justice after genocide

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:25am
CNN's Christiane Amanpour has the story of one Rwandan who has made it her mission to seek justice after the genocide.
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Coming to terms with genocide

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:24am
Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, both victims and perpetrators still search for closure. Warning graphic content
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Praying for forgiveness

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:24am
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Remembering -- and trying to forget

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:24am
Every year, beginning in April, Rwanda's government urges its citizens to "Kwibuka" -- the Rwandan word for "remember." To remember the hundreds of thousands of lives lost during the country's 1994 genocide.
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Rwanda wasn't what I thought it would be

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:23am
When I first arrived in Rwanda's capital in 2012, I deliberately did not visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I did not want that experience to influence how I approached the country and its people.
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Cruise ships

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 8:50am
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Nevada rancher

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 8:35am
Citing public safety concerns, U.S. officials put an early end Saturday to a weeklong roundup of a Nevada rancher's illegally grazing cattle on federal land, which became an Old West-style controversy drawing armed militia groups to the cattleman's side.
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See Israel launch spy satellite

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 8:29am
Israel successfully launched a spy satellite, which it hopes will improve its already formidable intelligence gathering.
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Chile wildfire

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:41am
A wildfire was raging in a highly populated area of Chile early Sunday after killing two people and consuming more than 500 homes, officials said.
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Opinion: Crisis reveals cracks in empire

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:06am
Vladimir Putin is basking in the glory of territorial conquest, enjoying his highest domestic approval ratings since returning as president two years ago.
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Ukrainian citizens carry cost

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:05am
Everyday Ukrainian citizens are feeling the pain as the cost of unsubsidized Russian fuel goes up. Kellie Morgan reports.
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Hunt is a 'massive task'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:38pm
Up to 11 military aircraft, one civil aircraft and 14 ships will assist in Sunday's search for Flight 370, Australian officials say.
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'Orchestrated and synchronized'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:46pm
Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia after Saturday's attacks. And the National Security Council noted, "We saw similar so-called protest activities in Crimea before Russia's purported annexation."
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Photos: Standoff over grazing rights

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:44pm
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Opinion: Why Putin is dictating terms to Kerry

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:21pm
High-level talks to defuse the Ukraine crisis, due to be held by the U.S., Russia, the EU and the Kiev government next week, amount to a big personal test for John Kerry after a notably accident-prone first year as U.S. President Barack Obama's secretary of state.
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Photos 'show Russian military buildup'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:20pm
NATO has released satellite photos that show the extent of Russia's military mobilization on its border with Ukraine -- including fighter jets, tanks, artillery and thousands of soldiers who are prepared to invade within 12 hours if called upon, say officials.
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Daughter: Mob-beaten driver improving

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 7:15pm
The 54-year-old Michigan tree trimmer severely beaten after he accidentally struck a child who had stepped into the street earlier this month is breathing on his own, according to his daughter.
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Slow-moving landslide nibbles at town

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 7:11pm
A slow-moving landslide the size of two football fields is steadily tearing apart a hilltop house from the inside and has prompted the evacuation of about 50 people and several businesses in the well-known skiing town of Jackson, Wyoming, officials said Saturday.
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