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  1. Satellite Images Indicate Mass Graves In Burundi, Amnesty Says

    Security forces killed scores of people in Burundi in December. Now Amnesty International says images suggest that victims were buried in mass graves, possibly to cover up the extent of the killings.
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  2. 'Narconomics': How The Drug Cartels Operate Like Wal-Mart And McDonald's

    The cartels' business models are similar to those of big-box stores and franchises, says Tom Wainwright, former Mexico City bureau chief for The Economist. His new book is Narconomics.
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  3. FEMA Funds Flow To Communities Untouched By 2013 Floods

    The 2013 floods hit the Front Range. We map how money available in the aftermath will go to places as far away as Grand Junction.
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  4. 'Luncheon In Fur': The Surrealist Teacup That Stirred The Art World

    In 1936, the surrealist Meret Oppenheim wrapped a teacup, saucer and spoon in fur. In the age of Freud, a gastro-sexual interpretation was inescapable. Even today, the work triggers intense reactions.
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  5. Money May Not Buy You Love, But It Sure Helps

    Someone has to pay for the cocktails on the first date, dinners in that classy restaurant, the wedding by the beach — and that messy divorce. Here are some fun facts on the economics of romance.
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  6. How A School's Attendance Number Hides Big Problems

    "Average daily attendance" has long been a trusted measure, but the number conceals an important metric in identifying kids at risk of failing or dropping out: chronic absence.
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  7. Einstein, A Hunch And Decades Of Work: How Scientists Found Gravitational Waves

    Behind the headlines and news conferences announcing the discovery were decades of hard work, hundreds of scientists and more than a billion dollars in taxpayer funds.
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  8. Alaska Faces Budget Deficit As Crude Oil Prices Slide

    Alaska may overhaul the way it spends its oil wealth. While the state has a lot of oil, the price of oil has dropped so much that the state now has a $3.5 billion deficit — two-thirds of its budget.
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  9. Denver Landlady Joyce Thorn Values Community Over Cash

    Joyce Thorn owns a half-block of rentals in east Denver and has rarely raised rent over the last few decades.
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  10. Trump Booted From Conservative Forum After Latest Remarks

    In an appearance on CNN, the maverick candidate called Fox News host and debate moderator Megyn Kelly a "lightweight" and "highly overrated." And those were just the nice things.
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