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Despite other gains, New Orleans' murder rate, which hit a 40-year low last year, is on the rise again and remains nearly quadruple that of other cities its size. Residents say police need to do more.

President Robert Mugabe made his first public statement about the lion, saying his compatriots must protect their country's natural resources from foreign "vandals."

A Spanish billionaire had the painting on his yacht, but wanted to sell it in Europe. Spanish authorities intervened, calling the Picasso a "national treasure" that can't be sold abroad.

Iran will need at least a year to produce the material needed for a bomb, up from the current two or three months, the president says. But he acknowledges that those limitations will fall away.

Among heating lamps and sneeze guards, you could just meet the next president. Candidates love the chain because it's ubiquitous and cheap.

Her plan — stuffed with ideas that have been brought up by other presidential candidates, like free tuition and more affordable loan repayment — moves away from the dorms-and-tailgates stereotype.

In an interview with NPR, President Obama said once people see the nuclear deal in action, they will "recognize that whatever parade of horribles was presented in opposition have not come true."

Farming plants in space may prove critical for future deep space travel. On Monday NASA announced it had mastered romaine lettuce. "That's awesome, tastes good," astronaut Kjell Lindgren declared.

The software security company is big in the U.S. and around the globe, but tensions between Russia and the West have raised questions about the Moscow-based company.

The city installed new public toilets that are better ventilated than port-a-potties and include running water. But they turned out pricier than expected, and plans for more are circling the drain.

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