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August 20, 2014

Ferguson: With So Many Guns in America, Police Are Trained to Live in Fear

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Police are equipping themselves with a variety of high-powered firearms because they feel outgunned by the criminals they have to defend themselves against.

Gaza Cease-Fire Collapses As Fighting Erupts

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Missing American Photojournalist Reportedly Executed By ISIS

James Foley Syria
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Rescue Workers Search For Survivors After Landslides Hit Near Hiroshima

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Yumi Asada

Russia Tests Surface-To-Air-Missiles

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UN Launches Major Aid Operation To Reach Iraqis Fleeing Violence

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Patients Missing From Looted Liberia Ebola Clinic Return To Hospital

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Top Terror Expert: Islamic State Could Attack West In Response To Airstrikes

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The Ferguson Race Story You Aren't Hearing About

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Ukraine: Fighting Halts Recovery Of Bodies From Refugee Convoy Attack

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Obama Says All Syria's Declared Chemical Weapons Eliminated

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MYSTERY: Unknown Bombers Hit Libyan Capital

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China Arrests 'Nearly 1,000' Members Of Illegal Religious Cult

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Officials: Hundreds Of Taliban Fighters Battle Afghan Forces Near Kabul

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VOLCANO ALERT: Thousands Of Intense Earthquakes Rock Iceland

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Anti-Aircraft Weapons In Syria Could Threaten Commercial Aviation

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WHO: West Africa Ebola Death Toll Passes 1,200

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Kurdish Military: Peshmerga Forces Are Now In Full Control Of Mosul Dam

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Peaceful Pope Authorizes Use Of Force In Iraq

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National Guard Arrives In Ferguson, But Clashes Continue

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Yazidi Survivors Say Militants Buried Victims Alive

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Ukraine Says Government Forces Have Entered Rebel-Held City

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Assange: 'I Am Leaving The Embassy Soon'

Julian Assange
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Twin Protests Suspend Life In Pakistani Capital

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Pope Francis Thinks He May Only Live Two Or Three More Years

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U.N. Chief Calls For Protection Of Rights In Ferguson Protests

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Islamic State Threatens To Attack Americans In New Video

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Saudi Prince's Convoy Robbed In Paris

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Scottish Independence Polls Show Close Race A Month Before The Vote

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Photos From The Frontline Of Liberia's Deadly Ebola Outbreak

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What Inspires These Humanitarians

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These Photos Prove Summer Is Magical Around The World

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10 Things The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Canada

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The Hit Ebola Dance Track That Could Save Lives

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New Research Reshapes Theories About Titanic Disaster

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This Is The World's Most Pleasant City To Live In

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How One McDonald's Became The Epicenter Of The Ferguson Conflict

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Ryan Reilly

16 Disturbing Photos That Reveal The Darker Side Of The American Dream (GRAPHIC)

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Why We Should Think Of Travel As Therapy

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These Cities Get The Most And Least Sleep

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Wanna Go Surfing In North Korea?

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Missouri Protests, India Independence And A Supermoon: Week In Photos

Ahmad Alrubaye
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Arts Prison: Transforming Lives Behind Bars through the Arts

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What Do We See When We Read?

Peter Mendelson
Peter Mendelson

Americans Are Too Afraid And Stressed To Take Days Off From Work

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On The Ground In Ferguson (PHOTOS)

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Artist Weaves Fiona Apple Lyrics Into Turkish Rugs, And We Want Them All

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Striking Photos Show What It's Like To Live In One Of Europe's Poorest Countries

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18 Reasons Kenya Needs To Be Higher On Your Bucket List

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No Two Prayer Spaces Are Quite The Same

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