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After Two Disasters, Can Malaysia Airlines Still Attract Passengers?

Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.

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Palestinian's Death Provokes Israeli Debate On Defining Terrorism

Israel says the recent killing of a Palestinian teenager was an act of terror and his family is eligible for state benefits. This doesn't sit well with one group that assists Jewish victims of terror.

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After Two Disasters, Can Malaysia Airlines Still Attract Passengers?

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To Cope With Child Immigrants, Competing Plans Emerge From Congress

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Summer Program For Hungry Kids Gets Creative With Food Delivery

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Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. In 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87,000 for misusing the organic label. Mark Andersen/Rubberball/Corbi hide caption

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Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

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Hussein Abu Khdeir (left), father of slain Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir, holds a photo of his son as he meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank earlier this month. Israel has charged three Jewish Israelis with the killing and ruled that it was a terrorist attack. This has drawn criticism from some in Israel. Mohamad Torokman/AP hide caption

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Palestinian's Death Provokes Israeli Debate On Defining Terrorism

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Common Ground Between Iraq's Rebels May Be Crumbling

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Jorge Drexler's new album, Bailar en la Cueva, ventures into new territory for him: dance rhythms. Thomas Canet/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

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