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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai announced Wednesday that she is donating $50,000 to rebuild schools in Gaza. The amount represents the full proceeds of the World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child, sometimes called the "Children's Nobel," which the 17-year-old education activist was awarded in Sweden on Wednesday. Nearly...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Authorities in France on Thursday announced the launch of an investigation into...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters stormed Parliament in Burkina Faso on Thursday to demand an end to President Blaise Compaore's rule. (Photo: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images)
After anti-government protesters set fire to Burkina Faso's Parliament on...

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In hopes people would touch and be touched by it, a Danish artist and Greenlandic geologist collected, hauled and left to melt in Copenhagen's City Hall Square 12 chunks of 100 tons of Arctic ice - the amount now said, terrifyingly, to melt every 100th of a second. The exhibit, part of an Ice Watch project to mark a U.N. Climate Change meeting, ended Wednesday; the plan was to bring the remaining ice to area schools, but none was left.