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Election delayed in Nigeria

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Voting in some areas of Nigeria has been officially delayed until Sunday because of technical problems, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said Saturday. In areas of the country where the...

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Officials: Snag in Iran talks; deadline looms

Nuclear talks reached a critical point Saturday as the ministers of France and Germany arrived to push a framework agreement with Iran ahead of Tuesday's deadline.

The talks hit a snag as the negotiations entered their third day, with Iran standing ...

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The activist nun reforming profit-prisons

Some of America's most controversial companies -- for profit prisons -- have unlikely owners: nuns.

Mercy Investment Services Inc. is the investment fund for the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, an international religious order.

The fund...

Andreas Lubitz Germanwings co-pilot

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Andreas Lubitz: Digging for details

Investigators continued to work Saturday to piece together the secret life of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who officials say was hiding an illness from his employers. He had been declared "unfit to work" by a doctor.

They are expected to quest...

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Yemen bombing intense; political will growing

In just a few weeks' time, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen's President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.

On Saturday, he rallied regional allies in Egypt, while they bombarded his enemies in his country.

After Houthi rebe...

Palestine Marathon

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Palestine Marathon: race for recognition

In the biblical city of Bethlehem, Sana Jamaani is warmed up and ready to run. This isn't her first race, but she says it is her most important.

"I'm running in the holy land," Jamaani smiles. "I'm running in Palestine."

More than 3,000 runners came to...

Elizabeth Warren testimony

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These people are REALLY ready for Warren

Ground zero for the grassroots effort here to persuade Elizabeth Warren to run for president is headquartered in a small office park where a yard sign taped to a door is the only marker of the activity inside.

One recent weekday afternoon, about 20 vo...

Aaron Hernandez day 1

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Hernandez's fiancée says she was asked to remove box

The fiancée of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez said at a hearing Friday that she was asked to conceal a box and take it out of her Massachusetts home after the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013.

Shayanna Jenkins' testimony came outside the...

Scott Kelly

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US astronaut begins history-making mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has started a trip to the record books.

He plans to spend 342 days on the International Space Station -- the longest stretch of time any U.S. astronaut has spent in space.

Kelly lifted off Friday aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket...

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Atheists open up: What they want you to know

Many Americans are leaving their faith behind. While fewer than 3% consider themselves atheists, about 20% of Americans don't identify with any religion, according to a Pew Study.

CNN's documentary, "Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers," tell...

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