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First lady Michelle Obama answers questions during the White House's annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,"  Thursday, April 24, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kansas, in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends. She had accepted the district’s invitation to speak May 17 at the combined ceremony to mark that day’s 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, outlawing school segregation. The case originated in Topeka. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speechNew day for Michelle Obama speech to Kansas high schoolers after uproar by students, parents
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In this image taken from video people travel on the road near Bentiu South Sudan on Sunday April 20, 2014. U.N.'s top humanitarian official in south Sudan Toby Lanzer  told The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday April 23, 2014, that the ethnically targeted killings are "quite possibly a game-changer" for a conflict that has been raging since mid-December and that has exposed longstanding ethnic hostilities. There was also a disturbing echo of Rwanda, which is marking the 20th anniversary this month of its genocide that killed 1 million people. "It's the first time we're aware of that a local radio station was broadcasting hate messages encouraging people to engage in atrocities," said Lanzer, who was in Bentiu on Sunday and Monday. "And that really accelerates South Sudan's descent into an even more difficult situation from which it needs to extract itself." (AP Photo/Toby Lanzer, United Nations)
'Horror,' UN Sec. Council says at S Sudan massacre'Horror,' UN Security Council says, after S. Sudan massacre; president replaces army leader
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
A section of restored wall graffiti artwork by famed street artist Banksy, is uncovered and put on display to the public, Thursday April 24, 2014, in London. The artworks are taken from street walls and restored for sale, valued at up to 1 million pounds ($1.68 million).  Seven pieces of Banksy graffiti art are being sold at auction on Sunday April 27, although the elusive artist released a statement on Banksy’s website Thursday saying the "Stealing Banksy?" sale "has been organized without the involvement or consent of the artist." (AP Photo / John Stillwell, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES
'Recovered' Banksy works on display ahead of saleBanksy says sale of graffiti works taken from walls has been organized without his consent
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This image provided by Rachel Anderson shows officials at the site of an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Opal, Wyo. Officials said there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated to an area about 3 miles outside the town as a precaution. Opal has about 95 residents and is about 100 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rachel Anderson)
Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of townWyoming town evacuated; crews wait for fire to burn out after explosion at natural gas plant
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila. One expert says recent outbreaks of MERS in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that led to more than 20 infections, many among health-care workers, “have put us into uncharted territory.”Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah sacked the country’s health minister on Monday, April 21, 2014, amid a spike in deaths and infections from the virus known as the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS. The official Saudi Press Agency carried the royal order that said Abdullah al-Rabiah was relieved of his post as Health Minister, and that Labor Minister Adel Faqih will temporarily take over the health minister’s portfolio until a replacement is named. The statement said al-Rabiah is now adviser to the Royal Court.  (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Saudi Arabia reports pilgrim infected with MERSSaudi Arabia says MERS virus deaths reach 85 as new infections include pilgrim in Mecca
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
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FILE - This Feb. 20, 2013 file photo released by ABC shows anchor George Stephanopoulos during a broadcast of "Good Morning America," in New York. ABC News has signed George Stephanopoulos to a contract extension, the last member of its “Good Morning America” team to agree to a new deal. ABC News President James Goldston said Thursday, April 24, 2014, that Stephanopoulos will remain as Robin Roberts’ chief partner on the top-rated morning show, and will continue as host on the Sunday morning show “This Week.”  (AP Photo/ABC, Heidi Gutman, File)
ABC signs Stephanopoulos to contract extensionABC's Stephanopoulos signs long-term contract extension
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FILE - In this April 25, 2007 file photo, film critic Roger Ebert holds the hand of his wife, Chaz, as he enters the Virginia Theatre for his annual film festival in Champaign, Ill. A bronze statue showing Ebert giving his famous "thumbs up" sign is to be unveiled Thursday, April 24, 2014, during Ebertfest in front of the theater. Ebert died in April 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiledBronze statue of movie critic Roger Ebert to be unveiled during 'Ebertfest' film festival
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This undated image released by HBO shows host John Oliver of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," airing Sundays at 11 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/HBO)
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