Arts & Entertainment
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday Thursday.

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2014 Woman of the Year: Katherine Archuleta

The CEO of a billion-dollar company. A managing director at one of the world's largest banks. The first Latina governor in the U.S. This year's Woman of the Year, Katherine Archuleta, faced a particularly tough field.

Politics
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Russia, West Reach Breakthrough in Ukraine Crisis

Top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and the E.U. on Thursday agreed on steps to calm the crisis in Ukraine, including a call for illegal groups to disarm.

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Conservation & Green Economy
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Generating Solar Power in the Dark

Scientists have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can store the heat forever and be endlessly re-used while emitting absolutely no greenhouse gases.