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A New Orleans Family's Lives Changed In An Instant

A stray bullet took 5-year-old Kyle Romain's sight. His mother fears the violence in her neighborhood will continue: "There's no hope. These little boys are just trigger-happy and gun-crazy."

EU Stress Test Finds 25 Banks Need To Shore Up Reserves

The total shortfall was measured at 24.6 billion, or around $31.2 billion. Officials say that some banks have already made up the shortfall, which is based on a snapshot of data taken last December.

Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her

Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.

U.S. Marines Leave Afghanistan, Along With British Force

The coalition base in southern Helmand Province was first established nearly 6 years ago. For Britain, the day brought an end to 13 years of military operations in Afghanistan.

An Unlikely Friday Night Pizza Caf Has A Big Heart

One night a week, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza out of an empty corner caf in Cincinnati, and diners pay what they can. The couple sees their work as God's mission in the community.

Nicaragua Follows Its Own Path In Dealing With Drug Traffickers

Unlike its Central American neighbors, Nicaragua hasn't waged a head-on military battle with the cartels. The country suffers less violence, but critics says it effectively tolerates trafficking.

Stranded In France, Migrants Believe Britain Is The Answer

Migrants from Africa and Afghanistan have poured into Calais, hoping to seek asylum in Britain across the channel. But few succeed, leaving an estimated 2,000 in limbo in the French port city.

A Doctor's Diary: Encountering Chaos And Kindness In An Ebola Ward

One patient told infectious disease physician Nahid Bhadelia, "I am nobody." After 12 days in Sierra Leone, caring for the sick, she couldn't disagree more.

Israel's Solar-Powered 'Trees': For Smartphones And Community

The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery their own and their smartphone's.

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