Yasser Arafat's Body, Secret Iranian Oil, and More About Brooklyn

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Yasser Arafat's Body, Secret Iranian Oil, and More About Brooklyn
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Yasser Arafat's Body, Secret Iranian Oil, and More About Brooklyn

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Top Stories: Facing restrictions, Iran turns secretive in oil production. The Fukushima disaster was "man-made," according to the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission. 

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World: Yasser Arafat's body could be exhumed “in the coming days” after reports that he may have been poisoned. 

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U.S.: Zoos work to breed cheetahs and other "insurance populations." Activists and neighbors want to close California's San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, which leaked radioactive steam in January.

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New York: Yale alumni are embarking on a project to memorialize those among them lost to AIDS. As Horace Mann attempts to raise money, its leaders have mostly remained quiet over reports of sexual abuse in its past.  

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Business: The benchmark rate for the European Central Bank dropped to .75 percent from 1 percent, a move that will signal both "relief" and "risks." 

Technology: Ride-sharing and car-pooling are growing in popularity in America with apps and social media. 

Sports: Barclays troubled times illuminate the uncomfortable realities of naming sporting venues after companies — remember Enron Field? 

Opinion: Jules Boykoff and Alan Tomlinson write that the International Olympic Committee "is elitist, domineering and crassly commercial at its core." Gail Collins answers questions about election season. 

Movies: Magic Mike is a hit among gay male audiences. 

Theater: The Bard goes global at the World Shakespeare Festival. 

Style: The Times asks, how many publications can be just about Brooklyn? Mini-profiles of New York's hip and successful siblings. 

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