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2,000 Buses Of Visitors: Rome Braces For Canonization Crowds
Millions of pilgrims are expected Sunday for the joint canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Rome is cleaning up, and preparing everything from first aid stands to portable toilets.
China And Beyond: NPR's Frank Langfitt Answers Redditors' Questions
From his base in Shanghai, Frank Langfitt covers everything from the missing Malaysian airliner to why the Chinese are wild about Sherlock. Ask him anything at 3:15 p.m. EDT today at Reddit.
After Bitter Split, Palestinian Factions Pledge To Reconcile
The Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas say they will attempt to form a unity government and end a seven-year rift. Previous efforts to resolve their feud have failed.
Obama Assures Japan Of U.S. Security Commitment
The president is on the first stop in an eight-day trip to Asia that also will see him visit Malaysia, the Philippines and South Korea.
American Journalist Kidnapped By Ukraine's Pro-Russia Insurgents
The reporter for Vice News was seized by gunmen on Tuesday but is "fine," according to a spokeswoman for his kidnappers.
Nigerian Activist Chooses Exile Over Life In The Closet
Ten years ago, Bisi Alimi came out on national television in Nigeria. He says the move alienated him from his family and forced him out of the country.
7 Weeks Before World Cup, Rio Is Rocked By Riot
Angry residents of a favela, or slum, set fires and threw bottles after a young man's body was found. They blame police for his death. Authorities have stepped up security in advance of the World Cup.
Government Will Try To Persuade Sherpas To Stay On Everest
Some of the guides have reportedly packed up to leave. Shaken by the deaths last week of 16 Sherpas, many don't want to climb this year. Negotiators are headed to Everest's base camp.
Death Toll Rises, Hopes Fade At Site Of Korean Ferry Disaster
Divers have found no air pockets where passengers might have taken refuge. They have, however, retrieved more bodies. The number of confirmed deaths has topped 150. An equal number remain missing.
'Object Of Interest' Found In Search For Malaysian Jet
Investigators are studying a piece of metal discovered on a beach in western Australia to see if it might be debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Security Situation In Eastern Ukraine Is Unpredictable
In some of the towns where pro-Moscow militants have occupied government buildings, it is clear that someone is giving orders. In other places, a state of near chaos reigns.
Putin's Chess Moves In Ukraine: Brilliant Tactics, But Bad Strategy?
As Western leaders craft another round of sanctions to counter the Russian president's moves in Crimea, they might do well to consult a grandmaster at chess ? Russia's national pastime.
U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance
The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.
Sherpas Leave Everest; Some Expeditions Nix Climbs
Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday. It's an unprecedented walkout to honor 16 of their colleagues who were killed last week in an avalanche.
Ex-Ranger Recalls The Friendly Fire That Killed Pat Tillman
Steven Elliott was one of the Army Rangers who accidentally fired on former NFL star Pat Tillman in Afghanistan, and he told his story recently on ESPN's Outside the Lines.




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The dangers of testing Ebola
Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the dangers of testing Ebola, which has already claimed the lives of 14 healthcare workers.
Putting planes back together
CNN's Stephanie Elam visits USC's Aviation Accident Lab for a look at how investigators learn to solve aviation mysteries.
Isolated tribe believes in simple life
Women from Tanzania's Hadza tribe describe their simple lifestyle which is free from first world problems.
Who's your hero? Nominate them
They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.
Anderson Cooper: Here's how
Anderson Cooper shows you how to nominate an "everyday person changing the world" as a 2014 CNN Hero. It's easy!
At fire scene, she rescues the pet
Hazel Donnelly was taking her husband to the doctor when they got a call that their apartment building was on fire.
Hunger in the land of plenty
In "the nation's salad bowl," as California's Central Valley is often called, fresh produce grows in abundance.
Helping women escape 'the life'
As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.
A tour of the sex underworld
A woman who escaped prostitution shows a hotspot in St. Paul, MN, as part of CNN Hero Vednita Carter's outreach efforts.
N.K. 'nuclear site activity increasing'
North Korea has stepped up activity at its main nuclear test site, possibly preparing to carry out a fourth underground blast, South Korea said Tuesday.
Gunmen target Pakistani news anchor
Gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor on Saturday in an attack his brother linked to the nation's government, despite its firm denial.
2 UNICEF staffers missing
Police are investigating after two UNICEF staff members went missing in Karachi, Pakistan, a United Nations spokesman said Sunday.
Watch landmark Cold War series
The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.

War Information Links

War Article on the ethics of war and peace, the Just War theory, and pacificsm.

War Times Journal An on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science.

Anti-War Links

Antiwar.com A source for antiwar news, viewpoints, and activities.

Stop the War Coalition UK anti-war organisation. Provides news, articles, mailing lists, calendar of peace events, and photos.

World War Links A multitude of world war links.

War History

Battlefield Anomalies Collection of battle and campaign accounts, mainly dealing with 19th century subjects.

Clash of Steel Searchable database of military engagements throughout history.

Military Quotes A collection of almost one thousand quotes related to war and military matters.








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