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    Great War, great champagne

    Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most heroic of vintages. As champagne goes, 1914 was a superlative year when the warmest of summers left the richest of grapes. As war...

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    De la Renta creations

    Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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    Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia’s new president

    Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power...

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    Ebola training

    With hospital workers increasingly in the spotlight over the spread of the Ebola virus, a Chicago hospital held a training session Thursday for a team of medical professionals. Rush University Medical Center assembled a core team of doctors, nurses and technicians who would provide care to any Ebola...

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    Creepie crossovers

    So-called holiday creep, where the traditions of one special occasion are embraced by another, now extends to Halloween.

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    Teachers protest over missing students in Mexico

    Hundreds of protesting teachers demanding answers about the 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 during a confrontation with police, clashed with police in front of the Guerrero state congress building in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Monday. Officials are attempting to determine if any of...

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    Gay marriage

    Weddings, court rulings and confusion defined a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. But there was also much happiness.

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    Malala's Legacy

    Photos show the condition of education for girls in Afghanistan, where Malala hoped to improve opportunities.

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    Japan volcano

    Rescuers on Saturday retrieved four more bodies near the summit of a Japanese volcano that erupted last weekend, raising the death toll to 51. More than 900 rescue workers resumed searching the slopes after rain had halted their activity the previous day.

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    Harvest a work-vacation

    in Mapleton, Maine, a half-dozen schools close for up to three weeks each autumn so kids can help to bring in the potato crop. Educators and farmers are clinging to a tradition that give farmers much-needed help and puts money in the pockets of teenagers. An Associated Press photographer visited...

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