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Why the term 'colored' is so offensive

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 08:39
CNN's Nima Elbagir looks back the historical usage of the word "colored" and examines some of the negative connotations associated with the term today.
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Obama defends Saudi relationship: 'Sometimes we have to balance'

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 08:38
President Barack Obama defended Tuesday the need to maintain a close alliance with Saudi Arabia, a strategic U.S. ally with a poor human rights record, shortly before leaving India for a short visit to the Gulf Kingdom.
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South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:46
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Who is Sajida al-Rishawi? And why does ISIS care about her?

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:41
She's remembered as the would-be bomber whose device failed to detonate in a string of otherwise deadly terror attacks at Jordanian hotels in 2005.
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Mexican massacre case closed?

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:41
Mexican authorities say they're not done. There are still suspects at large they have to detain, and detainees they must try and sentence. But Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says there is "legal certainty" that 43 college students who went missing four months ago in the Mexican state of Guerrero were murdered.
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Girl, 8, saves rhinos with chocolates

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:37
Even two-tonne, spike-horned, armor-skinned rhinos need a helping hand sometimes.
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Look at me! 31 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:35
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'We Are the World' at 30: Where are they now?

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:25
Thirty years ago Wednesday, more than three dozen stars -- many fresh from the American Music Awards -- checked their egos at the door and piled into a recording studio to record "We Are the World."
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The future of photo sharing

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:43
From holograms to interactive car windows, is this how we'll share images in the future?
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These are 2015's most exciting building projects

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:41
2015 sees the arrival of Europe and China's tallest buildings, a New York housing block that towers over the Empire State, and loads more.
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Vietnam's 'World Building of the Year'

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:30
The Chapel is a small, colorful building on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.
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The air pollution choking Asia

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:00
A haze has periodically wafted over southeast Asia for 20 years, but the problem remains as opaque as the smoke itself.
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Israel: Rockets from Syria hit Golan Heights

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:14
At least two rockets fired from Syria landed in Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday afternoon, prompting Israel to respond with artillery fire, the Israeli military said.
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Cumberbatch apologizes for 'colored actors' remark

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:14
Oscar-nominated star Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for referring to black actors as "colored" on a U.S. talk show.
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Apple's China strategy pays

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:05
China is playing a major role in Apple's record quarterly profits. CNN's David McKenzie reports on the iPhone's success in China.
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Shakeup after intel scandal

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:05
Argentina's president has proposed the dissolution of the country's domestic intelligence service after the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
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Search continues for QZ8501 remains

CNN World - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:04
The Indonesian military said Tuesday that it was stopping its efforts to recover the remains of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 almost a month after the commercial jet crashed into the sea.
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