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In a small town, where some say many young people are drifting into drugs or even militancy, break dancing and a youth center offer alternatives.
Many young Egyptians say the government’s heavy-handed reaction to protests has hampered their ability to establish a role in shaping the nation’s future.
The 55-year-old, who designed costumes for Broadway shows like “Swing,” “Promises, Promises” and “Evita,” apparently fell into the water while trying to board his boat early Thursday.
With the Time Warner Cable deal, Comcast would not only lock up 30 percent of the cable market, but pricing leverage in all directions — with customers, networks and over-the-web providers like Netflix.
The studio where Jimmy Fallon will hold court is the same one that Johnny Carson reigned over before he left for California in May 1972, and that Jack Paar filled before him.
Four journalists who broke news of government surveillance were among 30 reporters praised for their investigative work on Sunday.
For the near-medalists — and a few not-so-near-medalists — left looking up at the podium, recognition comes in the form of a personally inscribed, autopen-signed, formal Olympic diploma.
Soft snow threatened Alpine events at the Sochi Games, but a hastily arranged purchase from Switzerland of 24 tons of a large-grain variety of salt unavailable in Russia saved the day.
The newest chorus of complaints about the common learning standards is coming from one of their earliest champions: New York State.
Party leaders have urged Democratic candidates to talk openly about the health care law’s problems while also offering their own prescriptions to fix them.
The jurors in Dunn’s murder trial wrangled with knowing when lethal force is justified, where nothing is straightforward and perception counts as much as fact.
The legislation would have allowed the denial of business services to same-sex couples because of religious beliefs.
In Miami and many other cities, public schools that admit students districtwide and focus on themes like art, law or technology are gaining popularity after largely falling off the radar.
Scientists at the National Weather Service have been taking advantage of the relentless cycle of snow to slush, adding to research to refine their forecasts.
The Japanese economy grew at a tepid rate of 1.0 percent in the final quarter of 2013, heightening concerns that Japan’s recovery may not be strong enough to weather further challenges expected this year.
Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., had voted against joining the United Automobile Workers.
As they left the building that they had occupied for more than two months, the protesters said they would seize it again if the authorities did not drop all charges against political activists.
Gunmen from the militant group Boko Haram surrounded the village of Izge, spraying it with bullets, setting off explosions and burning down houses, witnesses said.
Japan's economy expanded at a slower-than-expected 1 percent annualized rate in the last quarter of 2013, raising pressure on the central bank to step up already massive stimulus to sustain the recovery.
Whether President Obama can keep trade expansion moving forward, while juggling competing priorities, is a question looming over his second-term economic and foreign policy agenda.