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The Senate is poised to pass the trillion-dollar spending bill that narrowly cleared the House this week. But anger about the measure from both parties has delayed the Senate.
Civil rights leaders and other activists are marching in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to pressure Congress to take action in the wake of recent shooting deaths of blacks by police officers.
Russia, China and other emerging market countries have been buying up large quantities of gold, something governments and individuals have done for centuries during uncertain economic times.
The two leading Palestinian factions recently agreed to end a feud and work together. But in the Gaza Strip, the wounds have not healed from a nasty bout of infighting in 2007.
NPR's Ben de la Cruz worked for du Cille at the Washington Post. Stunned by the news of the photographer's death in Liberia, de la Cruz tells what he learned from the man with the gentle soul.
Authorities say they stopped a vehicle around 1:30 a.m. Saturday and arrested a 22-year-old man. A handgun was found in the vehicle.