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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Conservationists Call for Protection of Endangered Heritage Sites in Africa
South African Group Fuses African, Western Music  Audio Clip Available
Upcoming SADC Summit Strains Zimbabwe Inclusive Government
 Americas
Clinton, Zelaya to Discuss Honduran Crisis
Zelaya Urges Defense of Democracy on US Visit
Colombia's Uribe Moves Closer to 3rd Term
 Asia
Alcohol Banned at Camp Housing Guards for US Embassy in Afghanistan
India Hosts Trade Ministers Meeting  Audio Clip Available
Australia, US to Invite China to War Games  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
US, Russia Make Progress on Nuclear Arms Deal
G-20 Finance Ministers Consider Stimulus Exit Strategy
Lockerbie Bomber Hospitalized in Libya
 Iraq
4 Iraqis Sentenced to Death for Bank Robbery
Amnesty International: Iraq Has 1,000 Prisoners on Death Row
US Proposes Sending Troops to Disputed Area of Northern Iraq  Video clip available
 Middle East
Ahmadinejad Dismisses Talk of Sanctions
Iran's Parliament Approves 18 of 21 Cabinet Nominees  Audio Clip Available
4 Iraqis Sentenced to Death for Bank Robbery
 United States
Biden: Stimulus is Working
NASA: Approaching 'Junk' No Threat to Spacewalk
Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Conservationists Call for Protection of Endangered Heritage Sites in Africa
South African Group Fuses African, Western Music  Audio Clip Available
Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies
 Disasters and Accidents
California Firefighters Save Observatory as Wildfire Continues to Burn
Indonesia Quake Death Toll Rises, Scores Still Missing  Audio Clip Available
Firefighters Report Progress on Massive LA Fire, Human Cause Suspected  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
Biden: Stimulus is Working
India Hosts Trade Ministers Meeting  Audio Clip Available
US Stocks Edge Lower Despite Better Economic Data  Video clip available
 Education
Zimbabwe Teachers Divided Over Strike as New School Term Begins  Audio Clip Available
Ministers Meet With Teacher Representatives, But Strike Appears in Offing  Audio Clip Available
'Sesame Street' to Combat Swine Flu
 Environment
UN Secretary-General Issues Stark Warning On Climate Change
Argonne National Laboratory Hosts Public Open House  Video clip available
New Process Uses Algae to Produce Alternative Fuel  Audio Clip Available
 Health
China Approves One-Dose H1N1 Vaccine  Audio Clip Available
World's Biggest Drug Company Pays Record Fine
Obama Faces Political Challenges on Health Care, Afghanistan  Audio Clip Available
 Human Interest
Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies
Garbage Dump Philanthropist Helps Thousands in Philippines Escape Poverty  Video clip available
Freed Reporters Describe North Korean Ordeal
 Human Rights and Law
4 Iraqis Sentenced to Death for Bank Robbery
World's Biggest Drug Company Pays Record Fine
Saudi Arabia Reports Surrender of Wanted Militant
 Labor
Zimbabwe Union Severs Ties With Civic Groups Over Constitutional Reform  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Teachers Divided Over Strike as New School Term Begins  Audio Clip Available
Ministers Meet With Teacher Representatives, But Strike Appears in Offing  Audio Clip Available
 Lifestyles
South African Group Fuses African, Western Music  Audio Clip Available
Gay Marriages Begin in Vermont
British Pub Tradition Under Threat  Video clip available
 Politics
Upcoming SADC Summit Strains Zimbabwe Inclusive Government
Ahmadinejad Dismisses Talk of Sanctions
UN Secretary-General Issues Stark Warning On Climate Change
 Religion
Obama Marks Ramadan At White House  Audio Clip Available
Dalai Lama Promises No Politics While in Taiwan  Audio Clip Available
Palestinians Observe Ramadan under Tight Israeli Security  Audio Clip Available
 Science and Technology
NASA: Approaching 'Junk' No Threat to Spacewalk
Discovery Astronauts Complete Spacewalk
Shuttle Crew on Mission's First Spacewalk
 Social Issues
South African Group Fuses African, Western Music  Audio Clip Available
Garbage Dump Philanthropist Helps Thousands in Philippines Escape Poverty  Video clip available
People Under 30 Think Older People Have Better Values, Poll Shows  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Seattle Sounders Win US Open Cup Soccer Title  Audio Clip Available
DC United Aims for Second Straight US Open Cup Soccer Title  Audio Clip Available
Zimbabwe Cricket Team to Face Bangladesh Again in Dhaka & Chittagong  Audio Clip Available
 War and Conflict
Clinton, Zelaya to Discuss Honduran Crisis
New Unrest in Xinjiang Capital Urumqi  Audio Clip Available
4 Iraqis Sentenced to Death for Bank Robbery
 Weather
Australians Sweat in Record-Breaking Winter  Audio Clip Available
Hurricane Jimena Weakens Over Baja California
Hurricane Jimena Weakens Off Baja California