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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (center) meets scores of freed Dapchi schoolgirls released by Boko Haram on Wednesday. Still in captivity is 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, the only Christian girl abducted who refused to convert to Islam. Azeez Akunleyan/AP hide caption

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Nigerian President Tells 100-Plus Girls Freed By Boko Haram To Follow Their Dreams

Days after their release, Muhammadu Buhari told the girls seized in the Feb. 19 mass abduction by an ISIS-affiliated faction of Boko Haram to embrace the future and pursue their dreams, without fear.

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Soviet aviators with their American colleagues in front of a version of the PBY Catalina aircraft in Elizabeth City, N.C. The U.S. trained Soviet pilots to fly the plane as part of Project Zebra, a secret military program during World War II. Courtesy M.G. Crisci hide caption

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North Carolina Town Accepts, Then Spurns Russian Gift

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Ao Submotion Orchestra
Let There Be Drums Sandy Nelson

Hayley Kiyoko's debut album, Expectations, is out now. Amanda Charchian/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hayley Kiyoko On Making Space For Queer Stories In Mainstream Pop

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Unmake the Wild Light

President Lyndon B. Johnson is shown during his nationwide television broadcast from the White House on March 31, 1968. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Remembering 1968: LBJ Surprises Nation With Announcement He Won't Seek Re-Election

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (center) meets scores of freed Dapchi schoolgirls released by Boko Haram on Wednesday. Still in captivity is 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, the only Christian girl abducted who refused to convert to Islam. Azeez Akunleyan/AP hide caption

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Nigerian President Tells 100-Plus Girls Freed By Boko Haram To Follow Their Dreams

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