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Johnny Clegg co-founded two important, interracial bands, and became an essential voice in South Africa. Now, he's embarking on a farewell tour after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Fiona Macpherson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A South African Superstar Says Farewell

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winning author, at a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, in 2009. Bela Szandelszky/AP hide caption

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

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President Obama poses with a jersey he received from the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team during a ceremony to honor the team and their victory in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Standing with Obama are (from left) Christie Rampone, Morgan Brian, Abby Wambach, Julie Johnston, Sydney Leroux, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, and Megan Rapinoe. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Gen. John F. Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, speaks during a ceremony in Kabul on Aug. 26. Campbell is overseeing the U.S. drawdown in the country after 13 years of war. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan's Way Forward: A Talk With Gen. John Campbell, Decoded

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