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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.

Aliy Zirkle drives her dog team during the 2014 Iditarod. Emily Schwing/KUAC hide caption

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U.S.

Iditarod's Top Dogs Will Brave New Twists

In the already challenging sled dog race, there has 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 were beaten and tear-gassed by state troopers.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her mobile phone in March 2012 after her address to the Security Council at United Nations headquarters. While she's asked the State Department to quickly release her emails from her tenure as secretary, the process likely will take months — dragging out media coverage and critical questions. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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