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Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied in the center of Kiev on Sunday in the biggest protest since 2004's pro-democracy Orange Revolution.
Pearl Harbor survivors gather on the 72nd anniversary to remember the thousands who were killed during the attack.
President Obama defended an interim nuclear deal with Iran and, seeking to reassure Israel, pledged to step up pressure on Iran if Tehran fails to abide by the pact.
U.S. veteran Merrill Newman, 85, was tired but all smiles as he arrived at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
The mood was both somber and celebratory in South Africa as people gathered to honor Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in the Soweto township where he lived as a young lawyer, and outside his home in Johannesburg.
North Korea has deported Merrill Newman, an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran, who has been held for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country. Vice President Biden says Newman flew to China.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden praised North Korea's release of an elderly U.S. tourist on Saturday, but admonished the North for detaining him in the first place and called for another detained American to be swiftly released.
President Obama and his family throw the switch, bathing the National Christmas Tree in lights.
Janet Napolitano, former secretary of homeland security and current president of the University of California system, sits down with The Washington Post's Nick Anderson to discuss her transition out of the Obama administration.
Thousands gathered at the Bangui airport in the Central African Republic on Friday, seeking refuge from a violent Muslim rebel group that controls the government.
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