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Near Nepal quake epicenter, desperate villagers await help

    Near Nepal quake epicenter, desperate villagers await help

PASLANG, Nepal — There is almost nothing left of this village but enormous piles of broken red bricks and heaps of mud and dust.

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Nigerian army saves 300 women, girls

    Nigerian army saves 300 women, girls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest.

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Earthquake affects families from Kathmandu to Waco

    Earthquake affects families from Kathmandu to Waco

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated Nepal on Saturday has impacted people worldwide, and the international community is banding together to aid in relief efforts.

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Ambassadors set to help global students transition to Baylor

    Ambassadors set to help global students transition to Baylor

This fall, student ambassadors will help 200 students from around the world adapt to Baylor.

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Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

    Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

ST. PAUL, Minn. — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn’t easily deterred.

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Baylor students to teach kids in Thailand

    Baylor students to teach kids in Thailand

In a month, a group of Baylor University graduates will travel to Thailand to teach at the Chitralada Palace School.

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Euro value drop attracts tourism

    Euro value drop attracts tourism

Vacations in Europe have a new attraction: the euro’s steep drop in value is making the continent much cheaper for tourists from across the world, especially the United States.

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Immigrant children face depression in centers

    Immigrant children face depression in centers

SAN ANTONIO — Immigrant children at a federal detention facility in Texas are acting depressed after months of regimentation and confinement, said a Honduran mother who was recently released with her 2-year-old son.

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Cuba no longer on terror list

    Cuba no longer on terror list

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

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Secret Service taught Malia how to drive, says first lady

    Secret Service taught Malia how to drive, says first lady

Malia Obama is not your average 16-year-old: Her driving lessons were provided by the U.S. Secret Service.

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