NBA Bans Clippers' Owner Donald Sterling For Life

Donald Sterling

NBA Commissioner announced a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million dollar fine. 



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White House Demands Transparency In College Sexual Assaults

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One in five women is sexually assaulted while in college. A new White House task force aims to stop this. 



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South Sudan Peace Talks Stall, U.N. Warns Of Genocide

Doctors Without Borders in South Sudan (Image via @MSF_uk)

Radio stations have begun to broadcast hate messaging as the death toll continues to rise. 



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Tiananmen Square: 25 Years Of Censorship

Tiananmen Square (Image via Neo-Jay/ Wikimedia Commons)

25 years after violent protests, China continues to control all related Internet activity. 



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Boston Marks First Anniversary Of Marathon Bombings

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A city shows what it means to be #BostonStrong.



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Rwandan Genocide: Media Responds To 20th Anniversary

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The Singapore of Africa, or a repressive post-conflict regime: What is the real Rwanda?



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Multiple Shootings In L.A. Monday Night

Shootings in LA, April 7, 2014

Four shootings reported in four hours, including a shoot out at the Mid-City police station and a deadly dispute in West Hollywood. 



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Obamacare Reaches 7 Million Sign-Ups Under Deadline

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Even with website glitches, Obamacare enrollment and approval ratings grow. 



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Venice Votes To Secede, Italian Media Quiet

Venice (Image via Nino Barbieri)

The separatist movement trend from Catalonia and Scotland spreads to Venice. 



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Another 680 On Trial In Egypt

Anti-Morsi protests (Image via Japhet Weeks)

A day after 529 were sentenced to death, another trial begins. 



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Sailor Disarmed, Killed At U.S. Naval Base

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A civilian reportedly attacked a sailor on watch aboard a docked destroyer. 



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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Arrested, Rising Death Toll

Venezuelan protests (Image via @CNNBrk)

President Maduro accuses the Mayor of San Cristobal of plotting a coup. 



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Possible Debris Of Missing Malaysian Flight Near Australia

U.S. Navy members assisting in search and rescue operations for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 (Wikimedia Commons)

The waiting continues as the search develops in the South Indian Ocean.  



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More U.S. Sanctions, Crimea Closer To Accession

Vladimir Putin with Vladimir Konstantinov, Sergei Aksyonov and Alexei Chaly (Image via @KremlinRussia_E)

Russia and U.S. fight sanctions with sanctions, and Sen. McCain laments his spring break. 



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Westboro Baptist Leader Fred Phelps Dead

Westboro Baptist Church signs (Image via Flickr: David Shankbone)

A church has lost its leader. What's next for Westboro? 



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Crimea To Become Part Of Russia With Treaty

President Vladimir Putin

Putin restores "history" and adds Crimea to the map of Russia. 



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U.S. Suspends Syrian Embassy And Consulates

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On the third anniversary of the Syrian civil war, the U.S. tries a new diplomatic angle. 



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Obama's Two Ferns Twitter Reactions

Funny or Die's "Between Two Ferns" (Image via @MotherJones)

Obama and Galifianakis talk drones, spiders, and health care. 



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Putin's Press Conference Performance

Putin is no stranger to press performances (Image via Flickr)

Putin puts on a show for reporters amidst rising tensions in Crimea. 



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Obama 2015 Budget Increase Of $56 Billion

Sarah Geisler
Executive Producer

It's "not just about numbers, it's about our values."



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Kerry In Kiev: $1 Billion For Ukraine Economy, Sanctions Imminent

Ukrainian Protests (Image via Ivan Bandura, Flickr)

Loan guarantees for "technical assistance," but not military backing as of yet. 



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Hagel: Pentagon Preparing For 2014 Afghanistan Exit

US President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai in 2010 (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

Karazi says no to security agreement, and U.S. prepares for removal. 



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200 Publicly Outed After Ugandan Anti-Gay Law

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Ugandan homosexuals "EXPOSED!" as anti-gay sentiment deepens.



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29 Nigerian Students Killed In Islamist Attack

Nigeria

Male students targeted, and females told to "abandon Western education."



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India To Create 29th State

Aspiring Indian States (Image via Wikimedia Commons).

Could Wednesday be independence day for India's newest state?



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Venezuela Expels U.S. Diplomats

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Image via Wikimedia Commons).

U.S. warns of violent protests and rising tensions in Venezuela. 



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Pussy Riot Members Detained And Released In Sochi

Russian protests against the detainment of Pussy Riot members (Image via Wikimedia Commons).

Pussy Riot makes headlines in Sochi. 



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East Coast Winter Continues To Devastate

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More snow and more bad news for the East Coast this winter. 



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Facebook Adds Fifty Gender Options

Facebook's gender options to increase by fifty (Image via Flickr).

He, she, and them: Facebook's LGBT friendly makeover. 



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Valentine's Day Brunch And A Playlist For Two

Smoked Salmon Pizza

Because there's nothing sexier than brunch. 



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The Cyprus Problem & The Future Of Peace

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Can a nation divided for 40 years change how we think about peace?



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China And Taiwan Meet After 65 Years

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What does a meeting with China mean for Taiwan's independence?



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1930s Child Actor Shirley Temple Dies

Shirley Temple (Image via Blogspot)

Famous for her Hollywood curls and diplomatic career, Shirley Temple dies in California. 



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Microsoft Welcomes New CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

WATCH: Microsoft has a new leader. What's a non-chairman Bill Gates to do? 



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The Rise Of Rwanda's Grassroots Film Industry

Young women in Kigali, Rwanda participate in a filmmaking workshop (Sarah Geisler)

Rwanda is rebuilding itself by hand.



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