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Analysis: In peace talks, Assad plays for time

02/11/2014 11:25am
Even as he fights to hold on to power, Syrian President Bashar Assad has agreed to destroy a significant part of his arsenal and to join negotiations whose stated aim is to remove him from his post.

Advanced Placement classes double in popularity

02/11/2014 11:56am
Columbus McKinney is taking his fifth Advanced Placement course at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, undeterred even though he didn't score high enough to get college credit on two of the AP classes he took previously.

Court turns down Gitmo force-feeding challenge

02/11/2014 1:56pm
A federal appeals court Tuesday turned away a challenge to force-feeding Guantanamo Bay detainees on a hunger strike, but left the door open to legal efforts aimed at ending the practice.