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Thursday, January 02, 2014

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Putin Promises 'Total Annihilation' for Terror Groups | Uighurs Release From Gitmo Signals Possibility for Prison's Closure | Children of South Sudan Caught in Crisis | Supreme Court Halts Contraception Mandate for Religious Groups | Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Begin | Relearning Language Through Photography | Making Those New Year's Resolutions Stick

Putin Promises 'Total Annihilation' for Terror Groups

In recent days, two suicide bombings have killed 34 people in Russia and raised concerns about a terror campaign that could stretch into the Olympics in February. President Vladimir P...

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Uighurs Release From Gitmo Signals Possibility for Prison's Closure

Earlier this week the military announced the transfer of the three remaining Uighurs from the Guantanamo Bay detention center. The transfer of these prisoners could mark a significant...

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Children of South Sudan Caught in Crisis

Thousands of children are believed to have been separated from their families in South Sudan because of the recent fighting in the country, according to the aid agency Save the Childr...

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Supreme Court Halts Contraception Mandate for Religious Groups

On Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor temporarily blocked the Obama administration from forcing some religious-affiliated groups to provide health insurance coverage of bi...

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Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Begin

In the fall of 2012, Colorado voters approved the use, possession, and sale of small amounts of marijuana for adults above the age of 21. Yesterday that new measure fully took effect ...

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Relearning Language Through Photography

More than five years ago, photographer Rachael Jablo developed chronic migraines. As a side effect of the medication she took to help treat those migraines, Jablo developed aphasia wh...

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Making Those New Year's Resolutions Stick

About 40 percent of Americans make new years resolutions, but just 8 percent actually achieve them. Samantha Henig, digital editor for the New York Times Magazine, has been interviewi...

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