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This lakeside town of Montreux just hosted talks on Iran's nuclear program. But music fans know it for its rich musical heritage, including a starring role in "Smoke On The Water."
March 08, 2015
In employment disability discrimination charges filed between 2005 and 2010, the most commonly cited disabilities were those not immediately obvious to others.
March 08, 2015
Tens of thousands were to march across the Edmund Pettus bridge in the Alabama town, where 50 years ago state troopers attacked peaceful demonstrators calling for voting equality.
March 08, 2015
The 23-year-old trespasser, whom police have yet to identify, spent eight hours casually walking around on top of the Palace of Westminster.
March 08, 2015
Random tests of milk reveal that a few farmers are treating dairy cows with antibiotics that aren't supposed to be used on them. The FDA is now considering tighter controls to prevent such practices.
March 08, 2015
The keynote speaker at the demonstration in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square was given by ex-Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who accused the prime minister of causing great "strategic damage" to Israel.
March 08, 2015
As the country awaits a decision on a possible 2016 presidential run, Hilary and former president Bill Clinton are forced to defend decisions involving donations and Hillary's email practices.
March 08, 2015
It said the battery had expired 15 months prior to the Malaysia airliner's disappearance. The report also said there was no evidence the plane's crew acted abnormally ahead of the flight.
March 08, 2015
Venezuela's president is expelling most U.S. diplomats and demanding Americans secure visas to enter the country. Critics say it's an effort to draw attention from the the nation's economic meltdown.
March 08, 2015
Marilee Jones, the former dean of admissions at MIT, inflated her resume and resigned from her position in 2007. Coming back from that kind of mistake can be harrowing — and life-changing.
March 08, 2015
A total of five individuals are being arraigned in a court in Moscow for last week's murder of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin.
March 08, 2015
Elephants were part of the spectacle ever since an enterprising farmer encountered one of the country's first elephants.
March 08, 2015
In his new documentary, The Age of Love, filmmaker Steven Loring profiled several people between 70 and 90 at a speed dating event in Rochester, N.Y.
March 08, 2015
As virtual reality becomes more lifelike and the technology more consumer friendly, developers continue to push it as the new heart of the video game and movie experience.
March 08, 2015
To mark International Women's Day, the Vatican is opening its doors to a group of women pushing for a greater role in the Catholic Church. The organizers hope to raise issues of church inequality.
March 08, 2015
President Obama was in Selma, Ala., for the anniversary of the voting rights march Saturday. Thousands came out to celebrate the moment.
March 08, 2015
A parade of Republican presidential hopefuls took turns blasting the Obama administration but showed their differences on energy subsidies at the Iowa Agriculture Summit in Des Moines Saturday.
March 08, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the mayor of Selma, Ala., George Patrick Evans, about the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and how the small city is dealing with the international attention.
March 08, 2015
President Obama, declaring in Selma, Ala., that the "march is not yet over," joined other dignitaries to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and honor veterans of the civil rights movement.
March 08, 2015
A video from NASA shows how air pollution moves around the world. So what happens when emissions from Asia blow across the Pacific Ocean to North America?
March 08, 2015

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