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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Broad Agricultural Strategies Aimed at World Hunger  Audio Clip Available
First Recorded Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Cape Verde  Audio Clip Available
American Volunteers Recall Gratifying Service at Ugandan Care Facility  Audio Clip Available
 Americas
Brazilian Official: Storm Caused Widespread Blackout
US Condemns Attack on Cuban Bloggers
Tropical Storm Ida Downgraded; Moves Inland
 Asia
US Leaders May Interact With Burmese at Singapore Summit  Audio Clip Available
Sri Lanka Military Chief Resigns  Audio Clip Available
Clinton Vows Support for Philippine Typhoon  Recovery, Anti-Terrorism Fight  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
German Defense Minister in Kabul to Meet Afghan, NATO Leaders
Russian Gas: Pipelines, Politics and Money  Audio Clip Available
Britain Remembers WWI, Looks at War in Afghanistan  Audio Clip Available
 Iraq
Iraq's Presidential Council Wants January 18 Election
Iraq Electoral Official Says Vote Will Happen On Time   Audio Clip Available
2 US Pilots Killed in Iraq
 Middle East
Iranian Nobel Laureate Ebadi Criticizes Human Rights in Iran  Audio Clip Available
Obama's Middle East Strategy Stalls
Iraq's Presidential Council Wants January 18 Election
 United States
US Leaders May Interact With Burmese at Singapore Summit  Audio Clip Available
Clinton Vows Support for Philippine Typhoon  Recovery, Anti-Terrorism Fight  Audio Clip Available
Obama Readies for First Asia Tour
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Cherokee Indians Teach Tourists in North Carolina  Video clip available
Museum Honors Artist Who Captured Small Town America  Video clip available
Musical Group Wants to Unite World One Song at a Time  Video clip available
 Disasters and Accidents
Aid Groups Alarmed Over Delay in Somali Famine Relief
Tropical Storm Ida Aims For US Gulf Coast;  State of Emergency in Effect
WFP Making Inroads on Alleviating Hunger  Audio Clip Available
 Economy and Finance
Russian Gas: Pipelines, Politics and Money  Audio Clip Available
UNICEF: Nearly Nine Million Children Dying from Preventable Causes
Sub-Saharan Africa Econ Growth Forecast Drops To 1.3%
 Education
Zimbabwean University Students Arrested at Bindura Science Institution  Audio Clip Available
Wendy Kopp's Mission: Ensure Educational Opportunity for All Students  Audio Clip Available
Berlin Wall Remembrances Vary  Audio Clip Available
 Environment
Brazilian Official: Storm Caused Widespread Blackout
Report: Africa's Disappearing Wetlands Produce 'Alarming' Levels of Greenhouse Gas
IEA Urges Action on Climate Change
 Health
First Recorded Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Cape Verde  Audio Clip Available
Surge in H1N1 Cases Puts Strain on Hospital Emergency Rooms  Video clip available
UNICEF: Nearly Nine Million Children Dying from Preventable Causes
 Human Interest
French, German Leaders Commemorate Armistice Day  Audio Clip Available
Britain's Latest War Dead Come Home to Rest  Video clip available
Obama Honors US Military Veterans  Video clip available
 Human Rights and Law
Iranian Nobel Laureate Ebadi Criticizes Human Rights in Iran  Audio Clip Available
Answers Sought in Deadly Fort Hood Assault
US Urges 'Full, Expeditious' Implementation of Kimberly Plan for Zimbabwe
 Labor
Lawmakers React to New US Unemployment Figures
Obama: 10.2 Percent Unemployment 'A Sobering Number'  Video clip available
US Jobless Rate Hits Highest Level Since 1983  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Lifestyles
Cherokee Indians Teach Tourists in North Carolina  Video clip available
Britain Remembers WWI, Looks at War in Afghanistan  Audio Clip Available
North Carolina World War II Veterans Honored in Washington  Video clip available
 Politics
US Leaders May Interact With Burmese at Singapore Summit  Audio Clip Available
Sri Lanka Military Chief Resigns  Audio Clip Available
Clinton Vows Support for Philippine Typhoon  Recovery, Anti-Terrorism Fight  Audio Clip Available
 Religion
China Executes Nine Ethnic Uighurs in July Unrest
Conservative Anglican Priests Consider Offer to Join Catholic Church  Video clip available
Green Patriarch Brings Environmentalism to US Capital  Video clip available
 Science and Technology
Broad Agricultural Strategies Aimed at World Hunger  Audio Clip Available
Mini Space Elevator Races for $900K Prize
Scientists Map Horse Genome
 Social Issues
Cherokee Indians Teach Tourists in North Carolina  Video clip available
UNICEF: Nearly Nine Million Children Dying from Preventable Causes
Activists Urge President Obama to Question China's One Child Policy  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
Zimbabwean Rugby Player Restored to Roster of South Africa's Springboks  Audio Clip Available
South Africa Cricket Team Takes 2-0 Edge Over Zimbabwe in International Series  Audio Clip Available
Controversy In Zimbabwe PSL After Caps United's 3-1 Defeat of Lengthens  Audio Clip Available
 War and Conflict
German Defense Minister in Kabul to Meet Afghan, NATO Leaders
N. Korea Says South Will Pay 'Expensive Price' for Naval Clash
Reports: US Ambassador to Kabul Expresses Caution About More Troops  Audio Clip Available
 Weather
Brazilian Official: Storm Caused Widespread Blackout
IEA Urges Action on Climate Change
Tropical Storm Ida Downgraded; Moves Inland