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In Qatar, Hagel Tours Command Center That May Or May Not Exist
The Combined Air and Space Operations Center is a minimalist concrete bunker in the blasted desert south of Doha, the capital. U.S. officials like to pretend the outpost isn't really there, but members of the media accompanying Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on a trip to the Middle East got a close look.
Brazilian Leader's 1976 Death Found To Be A Military Murder
For years, a car accident has been blamed for killing former Brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek, who died in 1976. But a new inquiry has found the politician was murdered by the military dictatorship that ruled Brazil for 21 years.
With Many Police On Strike, Looters Hit Argentina's Stores
The lack of law enforcement in many regions has spurred looting that killed at least five people and injured hundreds. Some shop owners are taking up arms to defend themselves; others are closing down.
French Court Sentences Executive For Selling Faulty Breast Implants
Poly Implant Prothese was once among the world's leaders in supplying implants. But after its product was found to have a high rupture rate, a public health scare followed. Its founder was sentenced to four years in prison for fraud.
Honoring Mandela, In Gestures Large And Small
South Africans paused Tuesday to bid farewell to the country's first black president, but there was nothing somber about it. They sang and shouted and ululated, with some making themselves hoarse even before a memorial service at the country's biggest stadium.
South Africa Honors Mandela, An 'Incomparable Force Of Leadership'
With a mix of joyful, mournful and soulful music tens of thousands of South Africans and dozens of world leaders gathered in a huge soccer stadium to celebrate the country's emancipator. Nelson Mandela was remembered as an "incomparable force of leadership."
Mourners Say Final Farewells To Mandela In Soweto
Tens of thousands of South Africans and world leaders celebrated the life of former president Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Soweto. NPR's Gregory Warner has the story.
Mandela To Lie In State In Pretoria
The memorial service for Nelson Mandela concluded Tuesday in Soweto, but South Africans will have additional opportunities to say farewell to their late president. Mandela lies in state in Pretoria for three days and will be buried Sunday in his home village of Qunu.
Too Young To Remember Mandela's Leadership, But Not His Legacy
In Soweto, South Africa, NPR's Gregory Warner speaks with people attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service ? some who are too young to remember the late leader's years as president.
Mandela Remembered In Soweto, South Africa
NPR offers the latest updates from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in Soweto, South Africa.
In Soweto, World Leaders Remember Mandela's Legacy
NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton offers an update on Nelson Mandela's memorial from Soweto's FNB Stadium.
Throngs Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Renee Montagne brings us an update on the memorial service for the late president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
As Rain Pours, Mourners Celebrate Mandela's Legacy
Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner, who's at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, where the memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela is being held. The mood is celebratory as attendees dance and remember Mandela's service to South Africa.
Obama Calls For Self-Reflection On Mandela's 'Heroic Life'
Coverage of the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg includes part of President Obama's speech.
In Egypt, Protests Shift To University Campuses
Student activism is now at the heart of dissent against the state. But like Egypt itself, the movement is divided. Secular and Islamist protesters are closing down their campuses and demanding that the police be tried for their crimes.
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What ?Veep? got right about our government
It obliterates mainstream myths by showing the government isn't full of geniuses -- and the public isn't all morons
Sequester could hamper Wall Street investigations
... which were going so well
What would happen without a moderator?
Jim Lehrer's soft touch approach last week stirs memories of a 20-year-old experiment: the moderator-less debate
Study: ?47 percent? not hurting Mitt
A new study suggests his remarks might not spell doom, but there could be a silver lining for Obama
Elizabeth Warren is winning
Barack Obama isn't the only Democratic candidate to get a real boost from Charlotte
Did Warren beat the Cowboys?
Her speech was a big hit in Charlotte, but she may have been a victim of something totally beyond her control
The ghosts of 2009
Miscalculations about the depth of the crisis early in Obama?s term continue to provide ammunition for the GOP
A knack for screwing up the easy stuff
The Eastwood/chair insanity isn?t the first time the Romney team has mucked up something simple
Obama, Romney and the empathy gap
Why blurring his policy differences with Obama might not be enough to save Romney on Medicare
Will Todd Akin play ball?
The effort by panicked Republicans to push him out calls to mind a Democratic nightmare from 10 years ago
The new Zell Miller
Artur Davis, who?s rebranded himself as a Republican, will speak at the GOP convention
What Pelosi and Romney have in common
They both see Paul Ryan as their deliverance, but for very different reasons
President Ryan ? the truth behind Mitt?s flub
Romney's slip aside, it?s not a stretch to say Paul Ryan would be ?the next president? if the GOP ticket wins
Paul Ryan and the right?s long game
The V.P. selection of conservative dreams is about a lot more than boosting the GOP's chances this fall
The smell of panic
If this summer had gone the way Mitt hoped it would, he'd never be teaming up with Paul Ryan today
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Malala's voice stronger, not silenced
The attack was meant to silence the outspoken teenager who dared to defy the Taliban's ban against girls in school. Instead, it only made Malala's voice more powerful. After a school year that started with a shooting, Malala now eyes a summer of speaking at the U.N., telling her story in a new book and amplifying the issue of girls education.
What happened to Malala's friend?
Today we can tell the remarkable story of Shazia Ramzan, a 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl.
Things I wish I'd known at 15
International day of the girl: 'To my 15-year-old self'
Impact Your World: How to help
CNN Films' "Girl Rising" tells the stories of girls across the globe and the power of education to change the world. Are you inspired to help the cause of girls' education around the world? You can make an impact in many ways, but by just being aware of the issue, you can spread the word. By acting in your own community, you can make a global difference.
10 amazing stories of everyday heroes
They clean up rivers, build homes for disabled veterans and bring health care to some of the darkest parts of the world.
Photos: In their own words
The top 10 CNN Heroes of 2013
'Broken' veterans come back strong
As he watched wounded troops being brought inside the hospital on stretchers, Michael Conklin couldn't believe what he was seeing.
New shoes for 10,000 homeless kids
Nicholas Lowinger, 15, has provided new shoes to more than 10,000 homeless children since 2010.
Deadbeat dads get a second chance
Marcus Dixon refers to the tattoos on his face as the "art of war": an eye etched on his forehead, five stars down the left side of his face, and the words "don't cry" on his eyelids.
Life's a blur -- literally -- for these kids
Yash Gupta, 17, collects used eyeglasses and donates them to children in need.
Haiyan toll still rising
One month after Typhoon Haiyan tore through six Philippine islands, the death toll stands at 5,924 and 1,779 people are still missing, according to government figures released Sunday.
Thai King asks for unity
In a birthday speech Thursday, Thailand's deeply revered king asked the nation to maintain the peace it has enjoyed "for a very long time" by working hand in hand.
China fireworks truck explodes
A truck carrying eight tons of fireworks crashed and then exploded in China. CCTV has the video.
Dazzling Diwali lights
Fireworks boom, bulbs flash, and flames flicker as tens of millions of people across the globe celebrate the beginning of the Festival of Lights.
Warning! Halloween, click if you dare...
Still think Halloween is just for the kids? You won't -- not when you've seen CNN's gut-twisting, down-right disgusting mob of morbid maniacs.
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