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Cyprus turns to EU in bid for bailout

Cyprus faces bankruptcy if it is not able to come up with a plan for an international bailout.

Secretary of State John Kerry met wtih Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad.

Kerry presses Iraq on flights to Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry urged Iraqi leaders to stop Iranian overflights of arms and fighters heading to Syria.

Sebastian Vollmer, #76, will be back with the Patriots in 2013.

Patriots re-sign Vollmer, according to report

With right tackle Sebastian Vollmer signed, the Patriots will return all five of their starting offensive linemen.

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf was greeted by supporters at the airport in Karachi.

Musharraf returns to Pakistan intent on comeback

Former President Pervez Musharraf returned home hoping to make a political comeback despite Taliban death threats and looming arrest warrants.

Elizabeth Dole (far right) wheeled her husband, Bob Dole, onto the Senate floor on Dec. 4, 2012, to observe the vote on the disabilities treaty.


Broken City

A lesson for Bob Dole: old rules no longer apply

A disability treaty with broad support seemed like a sure thing to the former Senate stalwart. But his own party had other ideas.

// As Down detection gets easier, choices harder

A shift to blood tests could mean fewer affected babies with Down syndrome — and more questions about what is “normal.”

In 1942, Harvard scientists conducted the first test of a napalm bomb in a pond dug behind the Business School.


Fires of war

Historian Robert Neer traces napalm’s path from Harvard to Vietnam.


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Victor Oladipo hit a three-pointer with 13 seconds remaining to send Indiana to the next round

Indiana holds off Temple

The Hoosiers trailed with less than three minutes remaining but used a run to take the lead and advance to play Syracuse.

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