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Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lead a group to encourage heads of state to propel climate change. He discusses the obstacles that block aggressive efforts to curb climate change.
The president got approval for his plan to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters, but lawmakers didn't approve funds to pay for it or the broader air campaign.
People are allowed out of their homes and may return to work. The country-wide shutdown was an attempt to spread public health messages about Ebola and to potentially identify new patients.
A power-sharing deal announced over the weekend ends the long dispute over who will lead Afghanistan. Afghan election officials announced that Ashraf Ghani is the country's next president.
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft on Sunday night fired its six main rocket engines for 33 minutes. That slowed the probe down enough so it could be captured by the Red Planet's gravity.
A muddy river in the Canadian province of New Brunswick is developing a reputation for its waves. A pair of surfers set a distance record, riding the wave of a tidal bore up the Petitcodiac River.