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In Navajo country, coal gives — and takes lives

In Navajo country, coal gives — and takes lives

Four Corners activists want more done to improve air quality.

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NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

Pallbearers carry the casket of New York City police Officer Rafael Ramos after funeral services at Christ Tabernacle Church, in Queens. Ramos and his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20.

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NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

Police officers turn their backs as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in th…

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NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

NEW YORK — Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero.

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US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

FILE - This Dec. 17, 2014 file photo shows a classic American car driving past the U.S. Interests Section buidling in Havana, Cuba. A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the seven-story mission is set to become a full-fledged embassy. The U.S. and Cuba announced on Dec…

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US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

People line up for visas outside the U.S. Interests Section in Havana. The seven-story mission has 50 Americans and 300 Cuban workers, but the staff is expected to grow.

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US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

HAVANA — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States’ seven-story mission looms over Havana’s seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.

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US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

FILE — This Jan. 25, 2006 file photo shows Cuba’s President Fidel Castro speaking with journalists below an electronic billboard scrolling messages extolling democracy and human rights inside the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba. “The consequence of that was, for years, they did not al…

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McDonnell's downfall is wife's fault, children say

McDonnell's downfall is wife's fault, children say

Two children of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell say his stunning downfall and conviction on public corruption charges can largely be attributed to the corrosive effects of just one person: their mother.

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On racial issues, America is divided both black and white and red and blue

Blacks and whites live in different worlds when it comes to perceptions of the criminal justice system and the role that police play in society.

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams in Los Angeles. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in an apparent suicide. Williams was 63. Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, acc…

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Notables who left the world in 2014 included political figures who catalyzed war and peace and scientists who changed our lives. We lost beloved entertainers, some who brought audiences decades of smiles and tears and others departed before their time.

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N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama over hack

N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama over hack

This photo combination shows U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea has compared Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the movie "The Interview." (AP Photos)

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North Korea uses racial slur against Obama

North Korea uses racial slur against Obama

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea blamed its recent Internet outage on the United States on Saturday and hurled racially charged insults at President Obama over the hacking row involving the movie “The Interview.”

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Egypt reduces sentences in same-sex wedding case

CAIRO — An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld the conviction of eight men for “inciting debauchery” for appearing in an alleged same-sex wedding video, but reduced their sentences from three to one year in prison, a court official said.

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Syria 'ready to participate' in Moscow peace talks

Syria 'ready to participate' in Moscow peace talks

DAMASCUS — Syrian state-run TV said Saturday that the government is prepared to take part in peace talks hosted by Russia next month, but the foreign ministry official it cited suggested the scope of the negotiations would be limited to “preliminary” talks meant to pave the way for a confere…

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Syria 'ready to participate' in Moscow peace talks

Syria 'ready to participate' in Moscow peace talks

Hadi Bahra, head of the Syrian National Coalition, the main political opposition group, is undecided about peace talks.

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Israel's ultra-Orthodox mull bigger role for women

Israel's ultra-Orthodox mull bigger role for women

Adina Bar-Shalom was considering running for parliament for a party other than her father’s Shas party.

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Israel's ultra-Orthodox mull bigger role for women

Israel's ultra-Orthodox mull bigger role for women

JERUSALEM — A struggle for women’s rights is brewing within Israel’s deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox community, where women, largely shut out of politics, are beginning to demand greater representation in the country’s parliament.

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Agonizing, lonely search for missing kids in China

Agonizing, lonely search for missing kids in China

In an attempt to draw public attention to the crisis, Chaohua posted photos of missing children onto his van.

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