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Bibi Goes to Washington

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu arrived in Washington, D.C., on Sunday for a controversial visit that the leader described as "a fateful, even historic mission." He's set to address Congress on Tuesday

Scott Walker poses for photographs with supporters at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.

Walker Shifts on Immigration

Scott Walker, a presidential contender, said he changed his position and now opposes a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Who Contracted Ebola Released From NIH Virus Free

Ebola Nurse to Sue Hospital

The nurse who was the first known person to contract Ebola on American soil will sue the hospital where she contracted the virus

Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 1, 2015. People carry a huge banner reading 'those bullets for everyone of us, heroes never die!' as they march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin.Thousands converged Sunday in central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia’s beleaguered opposition. They carried flowers, portraits and white signs that said “I am not afraid.”

Thousands March in Moscow for Slain Putin Foe

Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday under a grey Moscow sky in honor of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition figure who was gunned down Friday night mere steps from the Kremlin. We all were shot in the heart,” one Russian said

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The Apple Watch Will Have a Battery Saver

The word's still out on whether the Apple Watch will be a commercial hit when it debuts this April—but there's one feature that might make the high-tech wearable especially attractive: a "Power Reserve" mode


Missing Teen Girls Spotted in Turkey

Three British teenagers who are suspected of traveling to Syria to join Islamist militants were spotted on camera in Turkey not long after they boarded a flight from London to Istanbul last month

Why Your Credit Card Rates Could Be Going Up Soon

American Express is raising rates on more than one million cards, and annual rates for some customers will climb by an average of 2.5%. It's American Express’ first rate bump in more than five years

Gathering against Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria. January 17, 2015. Paris, France

Nigeria Crowd Kills Girl Suspected as Suicide Bomber

A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of being a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market. A second suspect, also a teenage girl, was arrested

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New Plane Tracking Tested After Malaysia Jet Mystery

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said

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Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscar Dress Recovered

The as-yet-unidentified thief who stole the 12 Years a Slave star's dress apparently returned it to the London Hotel in Los Angeles. "We believe this dress is the dress that was stolen from the London Hotel," a police spokesman said.