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Nebraska abolishes death penalty

By Mickey McLean
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Death Penalty | Senators in Nebraska’s one-house legislature voted 30-19 Wednesday to eliminate capital punishment in the state, overriding the veto of Republican Gov. Pete…

Afghan president condemns Taliban for attack

By Mickey McLean
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Afghanistan | UPDATE: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the Taliban for Wednesday night’s attack that killed 14, including an American, a British citizen,

Boko Haram terrorizes voters in Nigeria

By Mickey McLean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared off hundreds of voters, but millions more cast ballots Saturday in a closely contested…

Massive cyclone hits Vanuatu

By Mickey McLean
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Disaster | Cyclone Pam, with winds up to 168 miles per hour, struck the tiny South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu early Saturday, leaving a trail of destruction and…

Two police officers shot in Ferguson

By Mickey McLean & Lynde Langdon
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Ferguson | UPDATE (8:32 a.m. EDT): A shooting outside the Ferguson Police Department early today left two officers seriously wounded. Shots rang out shortly after…

U.S. ambassador to South Korea in stable condition

By Mickey McLean
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South Korea | UPDATE: U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is in stable condition at a Seoul hospital after a knife attack. According a spokesman at Severance…

Partial shutdown of Homeland Security averted

By Mickey McLean
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Congress | UPDATE: A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security has been averted, at least for one more week. As a midnight deadline closed in, the…

Russian opposition leader shot dead

By Mickey McLean
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Russia | Boris Nemtsov, the former deputy prime minister of Russia turned opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow early Saturday morning, officials said. The…

Republicans abruptly drop abortion bill

By Mickey McLean
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Congress | Thursday is the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. To mark the occasion, thousand of…

Midday Roundup: Shanghai celebration turns into deadly stampede

By Mickey McLean
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Newsworthy | Deadly celebration. Ringing in the New Year in Shanghai, China, turned deadly last night as 36 people lost their lives in stampede along the city’s popular…

WORLD’s Top 25 articles for 2014

By Mickey McLean
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2014 News of the Year | The 25 magazine and online-only articles that generated the most reader traffic on WORLD’s website this year

WORLD’s Top 25 columns for 2014

By Mickey McLean
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2014 News of the Year | The 25 magazine and online-only columns that generated the most reader traffic on WORLD’s website this year

 
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