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Some Accused Of Sexual Assault On Campus Say System Works Against Them

Young men in colleges across the country say they're being falsely accused of campus sexual assault and treated unfairly in a rush to judgment.

Russia, Ukraine Distance Themselves From News Of A Cease-Fire Deal

Ukraine released a statement saying it had agreed to a "permanent cease-fire," only to walk it back shortly thereafter. Russia said it had come to no such agreement.

LISTEN: President Obama Delivers An Ode To Democracy In Estonia

Obama said NATO and the democratic values the alliance stands for are facing "a moment of testing," with Russia's military involvement in Ukraine. Ultimately, however, Obama said "Democracy will win."

Locusts Eat The Crops Of Madagascar And Each Other, Too

We know next to nothing about the red locusts that are swarming over Madagascar. But we do know they destroy crops, a plan is needed to fight them, and eating them is a bad idea.

A Liberian Health Worker Aims To Keep Ebola Out Of His Rural Region

Lorenzo Dorr wants to keep Ebola at bay in remote parts of the country. "We should be prepared before a case is identified," he says, "not chasing after it after hell breaks loose."

Drugstore Chain CVS Kicks Tobacco Habit A Month Early

In February, CVS said it would stop selling tobacco products, despite the profits they brought the company. Now cigarettes in the company's stores are history.

U.S. Boosts Baghdad Diplomatic Security With 350 More Soldiers

The reinforcements, announced late Tuesday, raise the number of U.S. forces in Iraq to more than 1,000.

As Airports Find New Ways To Make Money, Pittsburgh Tries Fracking

Lots of airports have retail. The largest blueberry producer in Georgia is at an airport. And in Pittsburgh, Consol Energy will begin extracting gas underneath the airport even under the runways.

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