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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

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The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …

Ukraine: The D.C. battle that wasn't

At last, Washington has found a fight it does not want to have.<p>When the Russian parliament authorized the deployment of military forces in Ukraine, sending black-clad gunmen into the former Soviet Republic, it might have been expected to touch off yet another battle between the White House and …

Putin hints he may let 'fact-finding' team evaluate Ukraine crisis

MOSCOW -- Russian President<p>Vladimir Putinhas agreed to a German proposal for international observers to review the tense standoff in Ukraine’s Crimea area, a Kremlin news service dispatch indicated Monday.<p>The proposal for a “contact group” of mediating foreign diplomats and an observer delegation …

North Korea fires more missiles amid US-Seoul military drills

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles into the sea – the second such launch in less than a week – while annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington continue, South Korean officials said.<p>The launches appear to be a continuation of North Korea's protest against the drills it calls …

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And the final award of the night went to <i>12 Years a Slave</i>.<p>The gut-wrenching drama about Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and forced into slavery, defeated eight films to win Best Picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday.<p>It was up against <i>American Hustle</i>, <i>Captain Phillips</i>,</i> …