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Among the many stars of this year’s campaign ads were animals — from pigs to alligators to monkeys. Screen grab from National Republican Congressional Committee campaign ad Today in the Morning Line: $1 billion on campaign ads From...
A woman stands in a polling booth during parliamentary elections on Oct. 26 in Kiev, Ukraine. Photo by Vladimir Simicek/isifa/Getty Images Two parties considered pro-European were in the lead in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine, according...
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff delivers a speech following her re-election in Brasilia on Oct. 26. Photo by Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images Brazilian leftist President Dilma Rousseff barely won re-election over centrist candidate Aecio Neves in...
A Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt on Sept. 6, 2012. On Sunday, the ECB announced that 25 banks across the continent failed a test examining their financial strength at the end of 2013...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For 10 days now, we have been hearing reports from Africa that those hundreds of schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram extremists last spring were about to be released. But, so far at least,...
Pakistan’s first animated female superhero, Burka Avenger (left), is the latest to join the fight against polio, amid a current rise in cases. In a special World Polio Day episode of “Burka Avenger”, the heroine fights to protect...