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UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help women

The UN began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction. The executive director of UN Women said she believes the issue has become more visible in recent years because perpetrators are facing repercussions such as lost jobs and lawsuits and also because high-profile men are being hit with allegations.
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Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa returns home to cheers

Poised to become Zimbabwe's next president, a former confidant of ousted leader Robert Mugabe on Wednesday promised "a new, unfolding democracy" and reached out to the world, saying international help is needed to rebuild the shattered economy.
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WWII aviator, who fought at Iwo Jima, led Oceana's 1st jet squadron, dies at 94

Earl Wadsworth Keegan, a tough guy with a sentimental soul and a love of scotch, died Nov. 15 of congestive heart failure in his Virginia Beach home. He was 94.
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Some of the deadliest submarine accidents

A timeline of some of the world's deadliest submarine disasters.
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On Molokai island, the site of an 1860s leper colony draws determined travelers

The isolated historic leper colony of Kalaupapa is the No. 1 tourist destination on the untouristy Hawaiian island of Molokai.
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