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Asia

For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation

In India, many widows largely vanish from mainstream society as dictated by tradition. But when it comes to Holi, the spring festival of colors, some widows come out to join the celebration.

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U.S.

Iditarod's Top Dogs Will Brave New Twists

In the already challenging sled dog race, there's been a change in the normal route due to warm weather. The strongest veteran mushers size up their strengths that have prepared them to compete.

Barack Obama as a presidential candidate in Selma, Ala., in 2007 re-creating a voting rights march that was violently repressed by state troopers in 1965. Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Obama Returns To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Historic March

The president will speak in Selma, Ala., on Saturday, a half-century after civil rights marchers led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were beaten and tear-gassed by state troopers.

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