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The war of words is at a fevered pitch between Israeli and Palestinians. Each side accuses the other of spreading false stories to turn up the heat.

CEOs have it easy when it comes to hiring and firing. Presidents get Air Force One.

Rep. Adam Schiff reacts to Hillary Clinton's testimony before a House committee investigating the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.

Secretary of State John Kerry is tackling two seemingly intractable conflicts on his current diplomatic tour: the latest violence between Israelis and Palestinians, and Syria's civil war.

Ed Walker, host of "The Big Broadcast" one of the longest running programs in radio, is retiring. His final show airs Sunday on WAMU in Washington, D.C.

The seventh fire in a span of two weeks took place Thursday at a historic Catholic church, the Shrine of St. Joseph, near downtown St. Louis. That one has a mostly white congregation in a mixed neighborhood. The other six fires were set in black churches in predominantly black neighborhoods. Rev. Roderick Burton of New Northside Missionary Baptist Church — the second church damaged by the fires — discusses the string of arson attacks.

Much of the Benghazi discussion has focused on the deaths of four Americans. The family of Chris Stevens, the late ambassador to Libya, has memorialized him with projects to improve understanding between Americans and people in the Middle East and North Africa, the areas where he served as a diplomat, and where his sister Anne Stevens says he developed many close friendships.

Once an obscure hub of specialists, the yearly gathering of the Society of Neuroscience now draws some of the biggest and brightest from other fields too, seeking answers to brain and body secrets.

The EU wants Turkey to keep more Syrian migrants from flooding into Europe. But the Syrians don't want to stay in a country that won't give them work permits or citizenship.

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in Washington this week to meet with President Obama. His visit comes amid news that the Obama administration is trying to work out a deal with Pakistan to limit its nuclear arsenal.




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