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Hundreds of rebels begin evacuating Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Hundreds of rebel fighters began leaving the Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, forced out after weeks of heavy aerial bombardment that has caused more than 1,500 deaths.

Author: Syrian rebels feel "abandoned"

Rania Abouzeid, author of "No Turning Back," says Syrian rebels feel "abandoned by an international community that even stopped counting Syria's dead."

Top Russian and US generals discuss Syria

America's top military officer, Gen. Joseph Dunford, spoke again with his Russian counterpart Gen. Valery Gerasimov, on Wednesday, according to a statement from a spokesman for Dunford, the second such conversation in less than two weeks.

Israel admits striking Syrian reactor in 2007

For the first time, Israel has acknowledged bombing a secret Syrian nuclear reactor in al-Kibar in 2007, mere months before it was set for completion.

Pro-Syrian regime forces building up near US troops in Syria

The US-led coalition fighting ISIS has observed pro-Syrian regime forces once again conducting a slow build-up east of the Euphrates River near where US troops are present advising local allies, according to multiple US and coalition officials.

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YouTube gets tougher on gun videos

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Ailing parents get one last family adventure

Back in 2002, cancer wasn't on Jon Albert's radar. He and his wife Jill had successful careers and busy lives, caring for their two young children, Jake, 9, and Jamie, 7.

Expensive trip, priceless memories

Since 2006, Jon Albert's nonprofit has helped more than 1,000 families facing late-stage cancer to create lasting memories on free, fun-filled trips.

For 'The 5th Dementia' music is medicine

Carol Rosenstein's husband, Irwin, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2006. Three years later, he was diagnosed with dementia.

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French rail and public sector workers are striking. CNN's Jim Bittermann explains how the French became the most famous strikers.

Dalai Lama cuts foreign travel due to age, exhaustion

The Dalai Lama, the globe-trotting Tibetan spiritual leader, will do no more traveling this year, a spokesman said, saying the 82-year-old is aging and "exhausted."

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