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  • Published
    June 21, 2010

    Suicide bombers kill dozens in two cities

    Insurgents try to foment unrest as Iraqi politicians squabble over forming a new government.

  • Published
    June 21, 2010

    Slaughtermobile testifies to interest in local agriculture

    The units fill a desperate need in the burgeoning movement to bring people closer to their food.

  • Published
    June 21, 2010
    Joran Van der Sloot

    Van der Sloot’s mother says son is paranoid

    She says his mental health has deteriorated steadily since American Natalee Holloway disappeared.

  • Published
    June 21, 2010

    Scientists map ancient Egyptian capital

    CAIRO – An Austrian archaeological team has used radar imaging to determine the extent of the ruins of the onetime 3,500-year-old capital of Egypt’s foreign occupiers, the antiquities department said Sunday. Egypt was ruled for a century from 1664-1569 B.C. by the Hyksos, a warrior people from Asia, possibly Semitic in origin, whose summer capital […]

  • Published
    June 21, 2010

    Whaling commission reconsidering ban as way to reduce kill

    AMSTERDAM – A showdown looms this week over the 25-year ban on commercial whaling. Should it remain, leaving Japan, Norway and Iceland — countries that claim exemptions to the ban — to hunt down as many whales as they want? Or should it be eased to get those countries on board, a compromise that might […]

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    June 21, 2010

    Troops call on ethnic Uzbeks in border town to return home

    SURATASH, Kyrgyzstan – Thousands of ethnic Uzbeks massed on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan refused to return home Sunday, saying they feared for their lives after violent pogroms and didn’t trust Kyrgyz troops to protect them. Reporters saw some 50 Kyrgyz troops, many in armored transport carriers, enter the border village of Suratash and […]

  • Published
    June 20, 2010
    Joe Sanders, Albert Godding

    Army tries new tactics to fight soldier suicides

    Soldiers are trained to seek help coping with stress, and to recognize warning signs in others.

  • Published
    June 20, 2010

    More Indian-Americans run for office than ever

    Some of the politicians face challenges in trying to balance their heritage and their ambitions.

  • Published
    June 20, 2010
    Eric Balderas

    Harvard student spared deportation

    Eric Balderas learns that immigration authorities won't pursue the case against him.

  • Published
    June 20, 2010
    Tony Hayward, Bob Dudley

    BP chief watches yachts,Obama golfs as oil flows

    Gulf Coast residents and Twitter feeds say the leaders should pay more attention to the spill.

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