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Paul Rusesabagina has been convicted on terrorism charges in Rwanda, after a trial that he and his family say was unfair and politically motivated. He's seen here arriving at a court in Kigali in February. Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero Is Convicted Of Terrorism In A Trial He Calls Unfair

Paul Rusesabagina, who helped more than 1,200 people survive the Rwandan genocide, has been a vocal critic of longtime President Paul Kagame. Rusesabagina was arrested under circumstances that have been described as a kidnapping.

Senator Manny Pacquiao speaks during a national convention of his PDP-Laban party in Quezon city, Philippines on Sept. 19, 2021. Manny Pacquiao MediaComms via AP/AP hide caption

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He Mastered The Ring. Now, Manny Pacquiao Is Running For President In The Philippines

The boxing icon, who currently serves as a senator in the Philippines, says his experience of personal hardships equip him to understand people's suffering — and fight poverty and corruption.

Colette Maze, now 107 years old, began playing the piano at age 5 and defied the social conventions of her day to embrace it as a profession rather than as a pastime. Her son first arranged for her performances to be recorded when she was in her 90s. She has just released her sixth album. Family Photo; Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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This French Pianist Has Been Playing For 102 Years And Just Released A New Album

Colette Maze, now 107, began playing the piano at age 5. She defied the social conventions of her era to embrace music as a profession rather than as a pastime. She has just released her sixth album.

This French Pianist Has Been Playing For 102 Years And Just Released A New Album

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In 'We're Not Broken,' Author Eric Garcia Takes On Myths About Autism

Whether you know it or not, you know somebody who is autistic. So if you think autism doesn't affect you, you're wrong, says Eric Garcia.

In this episode, Garcia, author of We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation, talks about myths surrounding autism, how to talk about it and how to help your autistic loved one live their most fulfilling life.

In 'We're Not Broken,' Author Eric Garcia Takes On Myths About Autism

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Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., has promised to pursue alternative paths to include immigration reform in a budget bill after the chamber's parliamentarian ruled against his party's effort. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Blow To Democrats, A Senate Official Says Immigration Reform Can't Be In The Budget Bill

The Senate parliamentarian said including a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants was beyond the scope of the process Democrats are using to pass key legislation without GOP votes.

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8 People Are Killed By Gunman At A University In Russia

Video posted to social media showed students jumping from second-story windows, apparently to escape the attack. Russian officials said the suspect, a student, had been detained.

The USS Missouri, pictured in Hawaii earlier this month, is one of the U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered submarines. The U.S., U.K. and Australia signed into a partnership last week that will provide Australia with eight nuclear-powered submarines. Chief Mass Communication Specialist Amanda R. Gray/U.S. Navy via AP hide caption

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Why A Submarine Deal Has France At Odds With The U.S. And Other Allies

Australia brokered a deal estimated at $66 billion with France in 2016 for a new fleet of submarines. But Australia has canceled the contract and will get nuclear subs from the U.S. and U.K. instead.

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, pictured here in March, begins a back-to-school tour of the Midwest on Monday. Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Stakes Feel Higher Than Ever As The Education Secretary Welcomes Students Back

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is hopping a purple bus for his "Return-to-School Road Trip." His message to students and educators: It's good to be back.

FILE - Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a point during the federal election French-language leaders debate, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Gatineau, Quebec. Sean Kilpatrick/AP hide caption

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Canada Votes In A Pandemic Election That Could Cost Justin Trudeau His Job

Polls show Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party in a tight race with the rival Conservatives after Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to win a majority of seats in Parliament

Letmedhin Eyasu holds her one year-old son Zewila Gebru, who is suffering from malnutrition at a health center in Agbe, Ethiopia Monday, June 7, 2021. Mulugeta Ayene/AP hide caption

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Ethiopia Has Inflicted A Famine On Its Blockaded Tigray Region, Aid Workers Say

For months, the United Nations has warned of starvation in the embattled corner of northern Ethiopia after Ethiopia's government in June imposed what the U.N. calls "a de facto humanitarian aid blockade."

According to the State Department, 14 au pair agencies operate in the U.S. These private companies are required to offer the child care workers who contract with them basic health coverage. But the plans often amount to emergency or travel insurance — not the kind of full coverage ACA health plans offer. Petri Oeschger/Getty Images hide caption

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The Affordable Care Act Can Help Au Pairs Avoid Medical Debt

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Child care workers from outside the U.S. often buy health coverage through an agency. But those policies can have big gaps, critics warn. ACA plans are comprehensive and, with subsidies, can be cheap.

A U.S. Park Ranger vehicle drives in the Spread Creek area in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, just east of Grand Teton National Park off U.S. Highway 89, on Sunday, in Wyoming. Authorities say they have found a body believed to be Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who went missing on a trip with her boyfriend. Amber Baesler/AP hide caption

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A Body Found In Wyoming Is Believed To Be Missing Woman Gabby Petito

Authorities believe the body discovered near Grand Teton National Park on Sunday is Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who went missing on a trip with her boyfriend. The cause of death is not yet known.

People opposed to COVID-19 vaccines often embrace ivermectin, a drug that's been touted as an effective prevention and treatment for COVID-19, which they think is not getting the attention it deserves. Here, an anti-vaccination protester takes part in a rally against vaccine mandates, in Santa Monica, Calif. Ringo Chiu/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How Ivermectin Became The New Focus Of The Anti-Vaccine Movement

Scientists are still studying whether the deworming medicine could have any effect on COVID-19. But the frenzy over the drug has far more to do with politics than science. Here's how that happened.

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