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Tensions rise over murders in Israel and Palestine, the VA schedules an appointment for a deceased veteran, and the Vatican legitimizes Catholic exorcists

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A mass murder in Santa Barbara, nationalist and anti-E.U. parties are voted into the European Parliament, and 2Pac’s last words

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Weekly Review — May 6, 2014, 8:00 am

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Ukraine conducts military strikes in the east, Boko Haram threatens to sell captured Nigerian schoolgirls, and the many uses of beached whales

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Weekly Review — March 11, 2014, 8:00 am

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A plane vanishes over Southeast Asia, Russia and Ukraine stake out their positions on Crimea, and Canada expands its Moose Sex Project

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Obama announces surveillance reforms, the Taliban bombs a Kabul restaurant, and Smartie snorting prompts nose-maggot panic

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“Our nation has lost a colossus”

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Weekly Review — October 29, 2013, 8:00 am

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The NSA’s phone tap on Angela Merkel is exposed, European authorities investigate false reports of Roma kidnappings, and Kim Jong-un receives an honorary degree from HELP U

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Weekly Review — September 17, 2013, 8:00 am

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A(nother) mass shooting in the United States, a deal on Syria’s chemical weapons, and notes on Arkansan squirrel cuisine

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Weekly Review — August 6, 2013, 8:00 am

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Zimbabwe re-elects Robert Mugabe, a fatwa against croissants, and a lemonade-stand robbery at BB-gunpoint

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Weekly Review — June 25, 2013, 8:00 am

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Edward Snowden’s travel itinerary, a Christian ministry’s ex-ex-gay therapy, and the apocalypse gets a golf course.

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Weekly Review — April 16, 2013, 8:00 am

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A bombing at the Boston Marathon, a gun suicide at an NRA-sponsored event, and Anne Frank’s beliebf

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Weekly Review — March 26, 2013, 8:00 am

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Obama hoofs it to Israel, Cyprus barely skates by, and a Canadian suggests an unusual stimulus project

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Guns, the big game, and circular fast-food logic

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