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National & World 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria
Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.
National & World New SAT: What will those questions look like? New SAT: What will those questions look like?
The College Board released sample test questions on Wednesday, offering clues to how the revised college entrance exam, taken last year by 1.7 million students, will look when it rolls out in 2016.
National & World Pistorius murder trial: Defense tries to build case Pistorius murder trial: Defense tries to build case
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and findings of a forensic expert for the defense.
National & World Officer goes undercover as Amish woman to stop flasher Officer goes undercover as Amish woman to stop flasher
A male western Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman -- along with a female officer from a neighboring department -- hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.
National & World New York police end Muslim surveillance program New York police end Muslim surveillance program
The New York Police Department said Tuesday it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.