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5:07am

Sun April 20, 2014
Asia

Hindu Nationalist Topping Polls In World's Largest Election

Originally published on Sun April 20, 2014 8:53 am

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5:07am

Sun April 20, 2014
Europe

Tiny Liechtenstein Loses A Precious Quarter-Acre

Originally published on Sun April 20, 2014 6:37 am

The tiny principality of Liechtenstein spreads across a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.

1:49am

Sun April 20, 2014
The Two-Way

Relatives Grieve As Divers Pull Bodies From S. Korean Ferry

Originally published on Sun April 20, 2014 4:31 am

Rescue workers carry the body of a passenger from the ferry that sank Wednesday off the coast of South Korea.
Lee Jin-man AP

The recovery operation at the site of a sunken ferry off the South Korean coast continues Sunday, as police boats brought bodies ashore to the deafening cries and screams of family members, said CNN.

The grim work is just beginning: About 250 people are still missing. The death toll now stands at 52, South Korean disaster officials told reporters Sunday. Twenty-three of the dead are students.

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2:49pm

Sat April 19, 2014
National Security

Training For An Uncertain Military Future In The Calif. Desert

Originally published on Sat April 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Soldiers assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, participate in desert training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in 2009.
Gerry Broome AP

In the middle of the Mojave Desert, between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, there is a place that looks just like Afghanistan.

There are villages with houses, shops, a mosque and a marketplace. But it is all a facade. The area is actually a U.S. Army installation, the Fort Irwin National Training Center. If you want to see how a decade of fighting has profoundly changed the way the U.S. prepares its soldiers for war, this is where you come.

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2:02pm

Sat April 19, 2014
The Two-Way

GM Was Slow To Recall Saturn Cars With Steering Flaw

Originally published on Sun April 20, 2014 7:13 am

Workers carry out a final inspection of a Saturn Ion at a GM plant in 2004. The model is at the center of a new safety recall over power steering problems.
Mark Humphrey AP

General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 Saturn cars that have been found to have defective power steering systems, newly released federal documents show. The records also show federal regulators didn't demand a recall of the cars, despite thousands of complaints about them.

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