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FOUR years ago Africa greeted Barack Obama's election with rapture, predicting America's first black president would smother the continent with attention.
On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride, 32, became America's first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger on a six-day mission.
As a candidate, President Obama was greeted here five years ago by massive crowds and media adulation for his strident criticism of the wartime policies of then President George W. Bush.
States can ask for another year before using student test results to decide whether to keep or fire teachers, Education Secretary Arne Duncan told school chiefs on Tuesday.
Journalists shouldn't be prosecuted for just doing their jobs and informing the public.
In this May 30, 2007 photo President Bush , hoists 4-year-old Baron Mosima Loyiso Tantoh, son of Manyongo Mosima "Kuene" Tantoh of South Africa, left, who is HIV-positive, after speaking about his efforts to fight HIV/AIDS worldwide, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
US President Barack Obama walks toward a welcome area during arrivals for the G-8 summit at the Lough Erne Golf Resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on Monday, June 17, 2013.
A sign is seen outside the Courthouse One Expeditionary Legal Complex at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Monday, June 17, 2013, as Military Commission preliminary hearings reconvened in the case against Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his fellow 911 co-conspirators.
Liberal groups such as Greenpeace and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals say they were targeted, too, by past administrations.
On Saturday, a plane carrying former President George W. Bush was diverted to Louisville, Ky., after the pilot smelled smoke, CNN reported.
Ever since Stanford psychologist Leon Festinger's pioneering work on doomsday cults in the 1950s , the concept of cognitive dissonance has been well established in psychology and even, to some extent, embedded in public consciousness.
President Obama this week will visit a European continent deeply worried about its economy, the worsening conflict in Syria and the uncertain direction of American leadership abroad in the fifth year of his administration.
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A private jet that had former President George W. Bush on board made an emergency landing after the smell of smoke was reported in the cockpit.