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Thursday, August 29th, 2013

How to use your mobile device to create awesome travel images

MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY has become a full-blown movement. From San Francisco to Shanghai, amateur and professional photographers alike have been experimenting with various shooting and editing techniques on their mobile devices, finding they can achieve comparable and sometimes even more creative results than with their heavy cameras.It’s been a few years since I switched into the smartphone realm, and my life… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

March on Washington organizers look back

Recollections of some of those who helped make the massive March on Washington happen 50 years ago.WASHINGTON — As they look back half a century later, five organizers of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom recall the thrill of the day — the sense that the cause of civil rights would advance.Of course they remember the stirring "I… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

For U.S., Syria is truly a problem from hell

(CNN) -- What is widely recognized as the most authoritative study of the United States' responses to mass killings around the world -- from the massacres of Armenians by the Turks a century ago, to the Holocaust, to the more recent Serbian atrocities against Bosnian Muslims and the ethnic cleansing of the Tutsis in Rwanda -- concluded that they all… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, August 19th, 2013

How Rwanda Threatens Its Future

By David KampfCollective guilt over the genocide in 1994 has shaped the world’s relations with Rwanda ever since. Without question, the systematic killing of 800,000 people is one of the foremost historic blights of the last century. And the international community deserves blame for ignoring facts and avoiding action when intervention could have saved thousands.But it’s time to take off the kid… [Read Full Article]
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Friday, August 16th, 2013

40 years since US dropped its final bombs in Southeast Asia, victims still falling in Vietnam

DONG HA, Vietnam — Nguyen Xuan Thiet knew the copper band around the base of the American bomb left over from the Vietnam War could fetch him up to a dollar at the scrap yard. So he clasped the projectile between his bare feet, and began banging with a chisel to pry out the precious metal.It was nearly the final… [Read Full Article]
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