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History

Six Decades Later, Acquittal Of Emmett Till's Killers Troubles Town

The murder of the 14-year-old black boy and subsequent trial before an all-white jury was an early landmark in the civil rights movement.

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Pope Francis Inspires Black Catholics, Despite Complicated Church History On Race

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6 Decades Later, Acquittal Of Emmett Till's Killers Troubles Town

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A nurse in Hyderabad, India, gives a vaccine to a child. The immunization will protect against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and other diseases. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Parents In Poor Countries Worry About Vaccines, Too

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Parents In Poor Countries Worry About Vaccines, Too

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Pope Francis leaves St. Patrick's Cathedral in a Fiat 500L in New York City on Thursday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

The Pope, His Black Fiat And The Symbolism Behind It

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The Pope, His Black Fiat And The Symbolism Behind It

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From Factory To Classroom: A Worker, A Student — And A Mother

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Hear Sam Smith Break Down His Bond Theme, 'Writing's On The Wall'

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