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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Peacekeeping Chief:  Darfur No Longer at War
AU to Hold October Summit on Refugees and Displaced  Audio Clip Available
Kennedy Remembered as Supporter of Legislation that Impact Africa  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
Swine Flu Death Toll Highest in Brazil, 557
Tropical Storm Danny Forms East of Bahamas
OAS Mission to Honduras Fails to Break Deadlock
 Asia
East Timor Celebrates 10th Anniversary as New Beginning  Audio Clip Available
Burmese Exile Government Urges Washington to Stay Firm on Sanctions
Suicide Blast in NW Pakistan Kills 18
 Europe
Ukrainians Disillusioned with 'Orange Revolution'
Tens of Thousands Paint Spanish Town Red
Georgian Regions Mark Russian Recognition of Independence  Audio Clip Available
 Iraq
Car Bombs Hit Iraqi Forces in Baghdad
Iraqi Shi'ite Leader al-Hakim Dies
Al-Qaida Claims Responsibility for Baghdad Blasts
 Middle East
Car Bombs Hit Iraqi Forces in Baghdad
US Says Iranian Charges Against American Citizen Unfounded
Iran's Khamenei Says No Foreign Backers Behind Protest Leaders
 United States
Kennedy Death Puts Spotlight on Brain Cancer  Video clip available
Key Witness in Maryland Murder Case Fears for Her Life  Video clip available
Public to Pay Final Respects to Senator Edward Kennedy
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Group: US Screening Reporters in Afghanistan
Tens of Thousands Paint Spanish Town Red
Edinburgh Festival Offers Theater, Dance and Music From Around  World  Video clip available
 Disasters and Accidents
AU to Hold October Summit on Refugees and Displaced  Audio Clip Available
Scientists Gather in Drought-Stricken Kenya to Urge Better Use of Africa's Water  Audio Clip Available
Russian Military Official: 'Arctic Sea' Will be Searched for Secret Cargo
 Economy and Finance
Nigeria's Anti-Graft Police Pursue Biggest Bank Debtors
US Optimistic About 'Cash for Clunkers' Program
Zimbabwe's Manufacturing Sector Continues to Produce at Fraction of Former Capacity
 Education
Japanese Campaign Focuses on Child Care  Audio Clip Available
Maputo Protocol Ratification Sparks Row in Cameroon  Audio Clip Available
Medgar Evers School is Rare Inner City Success Story  Video clip available
 Environment
Scientists Gather in Drought-Stricken Kenya to Urge Better Use of Africa's Water  Audio Clip Available
Urban Naturalist Leads Education Efforts in New York City Parks  Video clip available
Study Says Trees on Farms Could Help Stop Deforestation  Audio Clip Available
 Health
Swine Flu Death Toll Highest in Brazil, 557
Kennedy Death Puts Spotlight on Brain Cancer  Video clip available
Researchers Grow Eye Cells From Skin Cells  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
Key Witness in Maryland Murder Case Fears for Her Life  Video clip available
South Korea Presses North for More Reunions
Public to Pay Final Respects to Senator Edward Kennedy
 Human Rights and Law
Key Witness in Maryland Murder Case Fears for Her Life  Video clip available
Nigeria's Anti-Graft Police Pursue Biggest Bank Debtors
US Says Iranian Charges Against American Citizen Unfounded
 Labor
Zimbabwe Civil Servants Threaten Strike if Wage Demands Are Not Met  Audio Clip Available
US Jobless Claims, Mortgage Problems Rise
Latest Strike by Zimbabwe Doctors & Nurses Hitting Terminally Ill Hardest  Audio Clip Available
 Lifestyles
Tens of Thousands Paint Spanish Town Red
Urban Naturalist Leads Education Efforts in New York City Parks  Video clip available
Edinburgh Festival Offers Theater, Dance and Music From Around  World  Video clip available
 Politics
Swine Flu Death Toll Highest in Brazil, 557
East Timor Celebrates 10th Anniversary as New Beginning  Audio Clip Available
Peacekeeping Chief:  Darfur No Longer at War
 Religion
Dalai Lama May Visit Typhoon Victims in Taiwan  Audio Clip Available
Iraqi Shi'ite Leader al-Hakim Dies
Muslims Begin Observing Holy Month of Ramadan
 Science and Technology
NASA Again Postpones Shuttle Discovery Launch
Internet Prices Drop in Cameroon  Audio Clip Available
South Korea Fails to Put Satellite In Orbit  Audio Clip Available
 Social Issues
UN Representative Criticizes Australia's Aboriginal Policies as Racist  Audio Clip Available
Kennedy Leaves Global Legacy  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Kennedy to Be Buried at Arlington Cemetery  Video clip available
 Sports
Facing Congo's TP Mazembe, Zimbabwe's Monomotapa Reinstates Players  Audio Clip Available
California Race Challenges Runners Across 200 Kilometers, Scorching Temperatures  Video clip available
Semenya Arrives in South Africa to Rapturous Welcome  Audio Clip Available
 War and Conflict
Peacekeeping Chief:  Darfur No Longer at War
Car Bombs Hit Iraqi Forces in Baghdad
Suicide Blast in NW Pakistan Kills 18
 Weather
Tropical Storm Danny Forms East of Bahamas
Weak To Moderate El Nino Conditions To Prevail
Powerful Hurricane Bill Heads Toward Caribbean