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—Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British writer, critic

 

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Day in pictures: 16 April 2014  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:07 GMT
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April 
In pictures: South Korea ferry sinks  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:43:18 GMT
Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes 
Your pictures: South Africa  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:27:54 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "South Africa" 
In pictures: Chile fire rages on  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:41:57 GMT
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso 
Day in pictures: 15 April 2014  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:01:43 GMT
News photos from past 24 hours: 15 April 
In pictures: Nigeria bus blast  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:53:51 GMT
Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja 
In pictures: Royals tour New Zealand  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:20:01 GMT
Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia 
Day in pictures: 14 April 2014  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:16:33 GMT
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April 
VIDEO: Stewart Copeland's Ben-Hur film score  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:28:27 GMT
New music for Ben-Hur from Police drummer Stewart Copeland 
How 420 became code for marijuana  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:22:46 GMT
Why cannabis smokers love the number 420 
What makes Jerusalem so holy?  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:18:45 GMT
What makes Jerusalem so holy to three religions? 
Obituary: Gabriel Garcia Marquez  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:10:35 GMT
Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies 
Sydney airport go-ahead  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT
Economic gold or nightmare reality? 
Trouble in paradise for Chile's Easter Island  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:02:14 GMT
Easter Island struggles to cope with tourist influx 
Iran killer's reprieve stokes campaign against executions  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:27:57 GMT
Killer's reprieve stokes campaign against executions in Iran 
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National News From NPR
'Completely Unique': Cave-Dwelling Female Insects Have Penises  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:34:00 -0400
The Ohio Snake Art That's Been Mid-Slither For A Millennium  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:12:00 -0400
Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:00 -0400
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World News From BBC
Deal struck to calm Ukraine crisis  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:48:41 GMT
Weather blights S Korea ferry search  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:09:22 GMT
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:30:19 GMT
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