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Garimara, Australian writer, dies at 76

In Australia, they were sometimes called “the stolen generations”: the tens of thousands of half-white, half-aboriginal children who, by government fiat, were forcibly separated from their parents and assimilated into white society.

9/11 defense accused FBI of interference

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his four co-defendants alleged Monday that two FBI agents recently approached a court-appointed member of the defense team, seeking confidential information regarding their cases.

Malaysia plane search to head underwater

BEIJING — Investigators looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have put away their towed pinger locator and are about to call off searches for surface debris. Now, it’s all up to a little yellow robotic submarine to find the missing Boeing 777 in an area bigger than the city of Los Angeles.

Libya’s absurdist anarchy, as told by two militias

Last week, I sat down with two sides of an ongoing conflict in Libya — one that has involved a mysterious ship filled with more than $30 million worth of crude oil, a U.S. Navy SEALs raid, nervous American oil companies, a dramatic battle at sea between rival militias, and traditional political negotiations.