More than 1.7 million children in conflict-torn areas of eastern Ukraine face an "extremely serious" situation, the U.N. children's agency has warned, with their suffering exacerbated by harsh winter weather.
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In the midst of her sophomore year with the program, Alexis Silkwood was recognized in Alton, Ill., at her former high school, Marquette Catholic, as she had her number 8 jersey retired on Saturday night.
People in cars and on bikes whizzed by Moustafa Mohamad as he sat on a sidewalk in Washington one day not so long ago. Commuters poured out of the Dupont Circle Metro station and rushed by on their way to school or work. Tourists rumbled by on a double-decker bus.
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