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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Syria will likely meet an upcoming deadline to hand over its declared chemical weapons. But the agreement seems to have emboldened the Syrian regime to use other brutal tactics, including a chemical not covered by the deal.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · As diplomatic talks in Geneva have failed to resolve the three-year-old civil war in Syria, the U.S. is undertaking a new covert program to send weapons in support of rebel forces there.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · The Israeli government suspended peace talks with Palestinians, citing a unity agreement announced Wednesday by Palestinian leadership. The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Sep 23, 2013 — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was honored over the weekend for her service to the public by Scripps College. Her alma mater awarded her the school's highest level of recognition: the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal.
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Jan 7, 2013 — In the past month, she has had a series of health problems — a stomach virus, a concussion and a blood clot in a vein between her skull and brain. Clinton, who hopes to step down in coming weeks, returned to her office Monday.
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Jan 4, 2013 — The former first lady hasn't been at her desk since early last month. She's suffered from a stomach virus, a concussion and has been treated for a blood clot discovered behind her right ear.
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Dec 28, 2012 — The secretary of state has been recuperating from a stomach virus and a concussion she suffered when she fainted and fell. Congressional committees have been waiting for her to come testify about the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
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Dec 18, 2012 — An independent panel said systematic management failures at the State Department led to inadequate security that left the diplomatic mission vulnerable. Despite those failures, the board found no cause for any disciplinary action.
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Dec 15, 2012 — The former first lady canceled an overseas trip earlier this week because of a stomach virus. Doctors have advised her to rest and work from home for the next week.
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Dec 6, 2012 — The defense secretary says the U.S. intelligence community has information that raises "serious concerns" because it indicates the Assad regime is prepared to use chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces.
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Oct 17, 2012 — "I certainly feel a strong call of public service," she tells the BBC, after not ruling out a run for office someday. Now 32, she adds that her mother's run for the White House in 2008 got her thinking about a possible future in politics for herself.
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Sep 27, 2012 — Myanmar President Thein Sein mentioned activist Aung San Suu Kyi during his speech at the U.N., believed to be the first time a Myanmar leader has done so. He laid out the country's democratic transformation so far, and addressed the sensitive subject of ethnic unrest in the Southeast Asian nation.
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Sep 24, 2012 — "The people of the Arab world did not set out to trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob," the secretary of state said today. "The people of Benghazi sent this message loud and clear on Friday when they forcefully rejected the extremists in their midst."
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