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Painting a picture of Cape Verde's mixed heritage

Kiki Lima, one of Cape Verde's most famous artists, depicts the islands' mixed European and African heritage through stunning art work.

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New life, new destruction for Southern California wildfire

A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to new and unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and driving thousands from their homes

Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried Monday

The last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in an ambush near a busy highway in Baton Rouge will soon be buried

DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office

Women in the U.S. remain significantly underrepresented in elected office, despite Hillary Clinton's status as the first woman to top a major party presidential ticket

Explosion And Machete Attack Continue String Of Violence In Germany

Two more high-profile attacks occurred in Germany on Sunday. A deliberate explosion injured at least 10, and a woman was killed by a machete.

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French Border Checks Are Stranding Brits In Massive Traffic Jams

Heightened security is causing extreme traffic jams for Brits crossing the channel from the Port of Dover to France.

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Obama aide visits China after South China Sea ruling

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice is in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China's expansive claims to the South China Sea

Authorities: 2 killed, 17 shot at Florida nightclub

Authorities say two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida

Kerry meets SEAsia ministers after Chinese diplomatic win

Kerry meeting with South East Asia counterparts after they were unable to agree on statement criticizing China for territorial expansion in South China Sea

Family Says Man With Autism Traumatized After Police Shooting

Arnaldo Rios' caregiver was shot by a police officer while both were unarmed.

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Authorities: 2 killed, as many as 17 shot at nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida

Authorities: 2 killed, as many as 17 shot at nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida

Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder

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Rio's Olympic Village Still Isn't Ready, But That's Not Uncommon

Members of team Australia said Rio's Olympic Village was unlivable because of plumbing and electrical issues. Though that's not a rare complaint.

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Explore Cape Verde's history

In the fifteenth century the Portuguese colonized a small, uninhabited archipelago, and made it the center of the slave trade.

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Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules and it wants those platforms to only list those who do _ or else face steep fines

How an active volcano affects island life

One of Cape Verde's volcanoes has erupted twice in the last 21 years, providing fertile soil for wine making, and sometimes destroying nearby villages.

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Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids' clothing

Some parents want to get outside the "pink for girls, truck motifs for boys" parameters when it comes to dressing their kids

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

Thousands of homes have been evacuated as two massive wildfires rage in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities say a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames

Some options for kids' clothes that defy gender norms

Parents who want to dress their kids in clothes that upend gender stereotypes have a small but growing number of options

Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative Bloomberg Will Endorse Clinton

Michael Bloomberg is an independent who supports politicians from both sides of the aisle, but this time, he chose Hillary Clinton.

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Death And Destruction: China's Flooding Problem Strikes Again

The latest round of flooding has killed more than 150 people and affected millions.

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The Latest: China says talks with SE Asia nations 'positive'

China's foreign minister says he has held "positive" talks with his Southeast Asian counterparts that came less than two weeks after an international tribunal ruled that Beijing's expansive claims in the South China Sea are illegal

Dallas police investigating death of child left in car

Dallas police are investigating the death of young child who was left in a car amid hot weather