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China[ See all 158 articles, 104 photos, 1 discussion, 1 comment ]

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WSJ- A new Chinese policy plan that promotes a shift to an economy driven by consumers and entrepreneurial vigor also recognizes that the transition from state spending and smokestack industries is years away. Comment?

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Boston Marathon[ See all 44 articles, 23 photos ]

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CBS- Rebekah Gregory, who lost a leg after the Boston Marathon bombing, wrote a letter to suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after testifying on the first day of his trial. Comment?

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Iran[ See all 238 articles, 137 photos, 12 discussions, 31 comments ]

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CBS- In a new, slickly produced video, ISIS claims its militants are still on the streets of Tikrit -- confidently fighting off the assault by Iraqi forces. But in Tikrit's outskirts, Iraqi soldiers are trying to encircle the extremists - and they're being helped by troops from Iran, with an Iranian general reportedly commanding the battle. Comment?

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Ferguson[ See all 121 articles, 81 photos, 3 discussions, 13 comments ]

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WSJ- So maybe Ferguson was the wrong vignette after all, at least if the political goal was to indict modern America as irredeemably bigoted. After the protests about race and policing, and public disorder including riots in the St. Louis suburb, the Justice Department has now discredited the proximate cause. Comment?

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Nba[ See all 71 articles, 42 photos ]

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WaPo- The sideline reporter worked Oklahoma City's game against Chicago for TNT, 11 months after he was diagnosed with leukemia. "I'm 60 yards shorter off the tee, but I feel good," Sager told The Associated Press upon his arrival at the United Center. Comment?

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Hillary Clinton[ See all 99 articles, 71 photos, 3 discussions, 7 comments ]

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CBS- Hillary Clinton made her first public comment on the controversy surrounding her exclusive use of private e-mail when she was secretary of state. The response came in the form of a tweet just a few hours after she was served with a congressional subpoena. Comment?

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Mexico[ See all 68 articles, 35 photos, 1 discussion, 1 comment ]

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WaPo- Security officials in the northeast Mexico state of Tamaulipas say they have killed four gunmen in a town near the U.S. border. The Tamaulipas Coordination Group says in a statement Thursday that a military patrol in Ciudad Mier came under attack early Tuesday from a four-vehicle convoy. Comment?

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Supreme Court[ See all 82 articles, 52 photos, 1 discussion, 19 comments ]

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ABC- Actor Edward Gero has spent a lot of time in court over the past year - the Supreme Court to be exact - watching, studying and listening to one justice in particular, seeing how he behaves. Justice Antonin Scalia , 79, is one of the court's most conservative, outspoken and polarizing characters, and now those qualities are providing the ingredients for a new play. Comment?
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Davis Cup[ See all 13 articles, 6 photos ]

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USA Today- The United States starts play in the 2015 Davis Cup on Friday in Scotland and no one in America has any idea. Despite their interest in tennis, at least casual sports fans know when the four Grand Slams are being played and, maybe, who is playing in the final. Comment?

South Korea[ See all 24 articles, 16 photos ]

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LA Times- U.S. diplomat needed more than 80 stitches to close 5 lacerations to his face and left arm after Seoul attack Since becoming U.S. ambassador to South Korea last fall, Mark Lippert has been building a reputation as a warm, friendly guy interested in Korean culture -- he regularly walks his basset hound, Grigsby, in public and even gave his newborn son a Korean middle name, Sejun. "This is one of the busiest cities in the world, but lots of people still take time to stop and talk with us," Lippert said in an interview earlier this week while out for a stroll with the dog in central Seoul. Comment?

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