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Historias que dan esperanza

SAN DIEGO.-Por provenir de una familia que es un poco como un guiso racial y étnico —su madre es afro-cubana, su padre es australiano de origen irlandés— Soledad O'Brien, de CNN, puede optar por identificarse de muchas maneras.

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JCC presents Ethnic Flavors of Israel

JCC presents Ethnic Flavors of Israel

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday night inside the ballroom at the Tucson Jewish Community Center to celebrate, learn and eat different foods presented by five women for the Ethnic Flavors of Israel event.

October 29, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Prosecution uses Karadzic's tirades against Muslims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Radovan Karadzic's words urging the destruction of Bosnia's non-Serbs rang out in a courtroom Tuesday from speeches and intercepted phone calls as U.N. prosecutors opened their genocide and war crimes case against him.

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Karadzic a no-show as genocide trial starts

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — On the first day of his trial on Monday, Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who stands accused of genocide against Bosnia's Muslim population, refused to appear in court and sent word once again that he wanted more time to prepare his defense. The proce…

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Rehab of ancient Jewish temple stirs conflicted feelings in Cairo

CAIRO — The warren of slum alleys is called the Jews' Quarter, but no Jews live there. The ancient synagogue still stands, but its roof is gone. The government is renovating it, but is doing so at a moment when anti-Israel feeling is running especially high in Egypt.

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Sri Lanka's child soldiers now retrain for life as kids

AMBEPUSSA, Sri Lanka — Vinojan's boyhood ended when Sri Lanka's civil war reignited.

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Override is key to rebound for TUSD

Tucson Unified School District is asking voters to approve a tax override to replace money lost to state budget cuts and to boost technology in the district.

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Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

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Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

 

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Runoff vote poses a 'huge challenge' for Afghan officials

KABUL — Facing Taliban threats and approaching winter snows, Afghan election officials must now scramble to organize a runoff presidential election on Nov. 7 after a grim President Hamid Karzai bowed to intense U.S. pressure and acknowledged Tuesday that he fell short of a majority.

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CNN shows America through Latino eyes

SAN DIEGO

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5 Revolutionary Guard commanders killed in Iran

5 Revolutionary Guard commanders killed in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — A suicide bomber killed five senior commanders of the powerful Revolutionary Guard and at least 37 others Sunday near the Pakistani border in the heartland of a potentially escalating Sunni insurgency.

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Gunman kills 15 at Sunni mosque, blows himself up

Gunman kills 15 at Sunni mosque, blows himself up

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber who hid among the Sunni congregation in a northern Iraqi mosque sprayed gunfire at worshippers Friday, then blew himself up, killing at least 15 people, including the imam leading prayers, officials said.

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Let's tackle causes of education woes

Let's tackle causes of education woes

Arizonans know that a majority of their children complete high school and go on successfully to college or jobs. They also know that a sizeable minority of students score low on the high school AIMS tests, drop out or, even if they graduate, are poorly educated, leaving them ill-equipped for…

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