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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Part of the exhibit called 'Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs' are shown at a preview April 1, 2014 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Escalating Tensions Spark Fears of War in Ukraine | Without Action, Minor Infractions Continue to Cripple Immigrant Families | In Africa, Anti-Gay Laws Sweep Continent | One Rwandan Genocide Survivor's Quest to Support Other Refugees | Ancient Flying Reptiles Offer Glimpse at Evolutionary Past

Tensions Spark Fears of War in Ukraine

Ukraine's security forces have arrested scores of demonstrators in what it is calling "an anti terrorist operation." In reaction, Moscow has warned that the use of violence against the demonstrators could result in an all out civil war.

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Minor Infractions Cripple Immigrant Families

Of the 2 million deportations that have been carried out under President Barack Obama, two-thirds of the cases involve individuals who committed only minor infractions or had no criminal record at all. 

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In Africa, Anti-Gay Laws Sweep Continent

In Africa, there's a quiet trend sweeping the continent and dividing neighbor from neighbor. More than 30 nations worldwide have declared that homosexuality is a crime, and most of these nations are in Africa.

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A Survivor's Quest to Support Other Refugees

Eugenie Mukeshimana narrowly escaped death during the Rwandan genocide. Today she strives to give immigrant genocide survivors the legal and social help they need to rebuild their lives.

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Ancient Flying Reptiles Offer Glimpse at Evolutionary Past

The newest exhibit at the Natural History Museum puts pterosaurs on display. They are winged reptiles that flew with their fingers, walked on their wings, and ranged from the size of a sparrow to that of an F-16 fighter jet.

 

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