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Friday, March 9, 2012
Retired Gen. David Phillips. (Photo Courtesy of Department of Defense)

Thousands of Iranians bent on overthrowing the current Iranian regime are being held in Camp Ashraf near Baghdad. A retired Army General says the U.S. had promised to protect them. But since Iraqis assumed control of the camp, dozens have been killed and hundreds wounded.

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Friday, October 15, 2010
From "The 3 Little Dassies." (Courtesy of the author)

Who Won The Nevada Senate Debate?, 2011 Is Electric! What’s Hot In New Cars, Candidates Trade Barbs But Keep It Civil, Iranian President Taunts Israel, Teams Inch Closer To The Fall Classic, Author Jan Brett Hits The Road With ‘The 3 Little Dassies’

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Thursday, September 23, 2010
President Obama addresses a summit on the Millennium Development Goals at United Nations headquarters in New York. (AP)

President Obama Addresses The UN General Assembly, American Agents Go Undercover To Snag An Iranian Arms Smuggler, White House Looks For New Economic Quarterback, Nations Jockey For Control Of North Pole Resources, Wordsmiths Offer Help For The Verbally Challenged

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Hank Williams with his band, and bags of sponsor's Mother's Best flour. (Courtesy of Missing Piece Group)

Candidates Are In The Final Sprint To November, Turning An Inconvenient Eye On Public Education, Iranian Diaspora Protests Ahmadinejad, Power May Be Shifting in Pyongyang, But Life In North Korea Remains Brutal, Once Lost Hank Williams’ “Mother’s Best” Recordings Found

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Emergency workers sift through rubble of a burned down home, three days after a natural gas pipeline exploded in San Bruno, Calif., (AP)

Iran Releases American Hiker, Low Interest Rates + Rising Bank Fees = How Can Someone Save Money?, Pitiful Pittsburgh Pirates, Explosion Raises Concerns About Aging Gas Pipes, Walking The Boardwalk Empire

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Monday, July 26, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke at a news conference at the Frontline Club in central London.

A Closer Look At Wikileaks, Schools or Guns? Co-author of “Three Cups of Tea” Weighs in on What to do in Afghanistan, West Ratchets Up Pressure On Iran, But Do Sanctions Work?, How To Prevent The Next Oil Disaster, Singer-Songwriter Marc Cohn Puts A New Spin On 1970′s Hits

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
In a photo made from video released by BP PLC, oil emerges from a cap placed on the broken wellhead at the former site of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig Tuesday morning July13, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. EDT in the Gulf of Mexico.  After securing a new, tight-fitting cap on top of the leaking well, BP prepared Tuesday to begin tests to see if it will hold and stop fresh oil from polluting the waters for the first time in nearly three months.  (AP)

BP Begins Testing “Great Big Faucet” on Gushing Well, A Terrorism Expert Explores Her Own Rape, Missing Iranian Scientist Takes Refuge In Washington, Only Children: Spoiled Imps Or Self-Assured Successes?, Bring A Classic To The Beach?

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Friday, June 11, 2010
Mexico's Carlos Salcido, left, and Mexico's Andres Guardado, center, compete for the ball with South Africa's Teko Modise, right, during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Mexico in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday, June 11, 2010. (AP)

Iran One Year After Disputed Presidential Election, Iranian Cinema Thrives Despite Restrictions, South Africa Increases Security For World Cup, Can A Billboard That Emits A Beefy Smell Sell Beef?, ‘School Of One’ Keeps Bronx Teens Engaged, Broadway Trend: Musicals About Music

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Thursday, February 11, 2010
French movie producer, Jacques Tati shoots a scene,  jumping in the role as camera man on the set producing his latest and third film "Mon Uncle" (My Uncle) in France, April 1958. (AP Photo)

Providing Shelter in Haiti, Is the U.S. Exporting Mental Illness?, Anniversary In Iran, Blizzard Heats Up Global Warming Debate, The Films Of Jacques Tati

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Friday, November 13, 2009

9/11 Mastermind to be Tried in New York, ‘Million-Dollar Throw’, Iranian Dissidents in Iraq, The Porous Border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Letters, Pirate Radio

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Where Has All The TARP Money Gone?, Slow Money, Iran’s Nuclear Program, Bank of America under Investigation

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Iran Talks, Assignment Detroit, Making a Better Light Bulb, Doing Your Own Genetic Testing, Letters and A Harpist Retires

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Friday, September 25, 2009

Iran’s Secret, Terrorism Plots, How Do Retail Health Clinics Compare to Doctor’s Offices?, The G-20 Summit

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Iran at Two Weeks and Counting, Remembering Michael, Virginia’s Hatton Ferry, Proxy Servers, Current TV

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Saddam Interrogations, An Iran Primer, Prank Calls in Alabama, How Texting Affects Teenagers’ Development, ‘Tween Books, Part 2

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Monday, June 22, 2009

More Election Fallout in Iran, The Long View on Iran, Prank Calls, What Would You Do With a Billion Dollars?, Deep-Sea Treasure Hunting

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Friday, June 19, 2009

The Ayatollah Speaks, Stay at Home Dads, Kentucky Budget Woes, Reporter’s Notebook from Zimbabwe, Tiempo Libre

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Montana Public Health Emergency, Food Inc., American Forces Leave Iraqi Cities, Iranian Protests Confound Ruling Clerics, Letters and Bartering

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Iran’s Disputed Election, Remembering Thembi Ngubane, Twitter and the Protests in Iran, Homemade DNA Lab, Olive Kitteridge

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Iran’s Disputed Election, Diminishing Winds, Going Green in India, Departing from ‘Standards’

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