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Between two farm fields in Sharpsburg, Md., there was a sunken road, which Confederates used as a rifle pit until they were overrun by federal troops. The road has since been known as "Bloody Lane." Library of Congress hide caption

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History

Antietam: A Savage Day In American History

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Antietam: A Savage Day In American History

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (center) appears in county circuit court in Detroit for his sentencing in 2008. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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National

Kilpatrick Corruption Case A 'Classic Greek Tragedy'

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Kilpatrick Corruption Case A 'Classic Greek Tragedy'

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Teachers interact differently with students expected to succeed. But they can be trained to change those classroom behaviors. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform

8 min

Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform

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Rwanda's President Paul Kagame at the International Fund for Agricultural Development headquarters in Rome in February. Changes in agriculture have been part of the country's economic growth. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Africa

Rwanda's Economy: An Unlikely Success Story

3 min

Rwanda's Economy: An Unlikely Success Story

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Luminaries including Mira Nair, Guneet Monga, Shailja Gupta, Nina Lath Gupta and Dibakar Banerjee attended TIFF's Asian Film Summit Banquet to discuss the growth of a new, realist South Asian cinema. Peter Bregg/Getty Images hide caption

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Movies

Toronto Looks East With Asian Film Summit

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Toronto Looks East With Asian Film Summit

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Protesters marched in front of the Japanese Embassy in Beijing today. They carried a banner declaring: "We are proud of China's rise. We resolutely oppose Japan's rightist forces." Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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China Ratchets Up The Rhetoric In Island Spat With Japan

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For Aimee Mann, the moment a song begins is often just before a performance. Sheryl Nields hide caption

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Music Interviews

Aimee Mann: 'Charmer Is Just Another Word For Narcissist'

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Aimee Mann: 'Charmer Is Just Another Word For Narcissist'

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Politics

Obama Launching China Trade Case

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Obama Launching China Trade Case

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