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China has for the first time announced a limit to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.
Written and directed by John Stewart of The Daily Show, the film tells the true story of an American journalist covering Iran's 2009 election, who was detained and tortured by Iranian authorities.
Usually when the president visits another country, he holds a joint media opportunity with his counterpart. But in Myanmar, also known as Burma, he met reporters together with Aung San Suu Kyi.
In New York, the five-bedroom Staten Island home which became famous in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is up for sale.
Details have emerged about the incident in September that led to the Secret Service director to resign. The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the Secret Service, launched a review.
A grand jury is expected to announce soon whether Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, will be indicted. The city is on edge as everyone waits for the decision.