Fighters from the Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, northern Syria. The U.S. is considering arming Arab and Kurdish fighters who are poised to attack the Islamic State stronghold. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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U.S. Shelves Program Intended To Train Syrian Rebels

The U.S. will shift the focus to training so-called "enablers" in Turkey. Those leaders of opposition groups will gather intelligence and coordinate airstrikes with existing fighters.

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The trumpeter prefaces his third song with a story about his experience of police brutality in New Orleans, where he grew up. It's called "Ku Klux Police Department."

A man holds a banner that reads in Spanish "Justice," during a march by parents and relatives of 43 missing students who were killed, in Iguala, Mexico. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Mexico Says It Will Allow International Experts To Revisit Missing Students Case

Mexico says it will allow seven experts from five countries to re-examine the crime area. Mexican officials have said 43 students were kidnapped, murdered and burned.

December, 2013: A Tunisian boy waves a flag as he runs at a rally in Tunis, marking the third anniversary of Tunisia's revolution. A prominent member of the group that's credited with averting civil war in the country says the group acted "to give hope to young people." Zoubeir Souissi /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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How Tunisia's 'Quartet' Thwarted Civil War And Won The Nobel Peace Prize

Before the Quartet was formed, Tunisia seemed doomed to walk the same path of violence, retributions and political chaos that had wreaked havoc in Egypt.

Paul Prudhomme leads a cooking demonstration after then-Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan (second from right) discussed food hubs in New Orleans in 2013. Kathleen Flynn/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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How Chef Paul Prudhomme Invented Cajun-Creole Fusion Food

Chef Paul Prudhomme, who died Thursday at 75, revolutionized Cajun and Creole cuisine and helped popularize it throughout the world. He also created a craze for "blackened" everything.

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