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A massacre of a village's Jews by their neighbors in WWII Poland is remembered — and misremembered

Memory can be slippery, especially when there's incentive to forget, or misremember. In the Polish village of Jedwabne, residents long said Nazis were responsible for the massacre, one hot day in July 1941, of hundreds of Jews in the village. Then evidence emerged that the villagers of Jedwabne had killed their own neighbors. That was 17 years ago, and some Poles still don't know what to believe — or what they want to believe. The World's Nina Porzucki visited Jedwabne, and reflects, at a time of growing hate speech in Poland, on how the way history is, or isn't, faced, can shape the future.

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The new carry-on device ban is reportedly about al-Qaeda and ISIS bombs

Laptops, tablets, cameras and other items larger than cellphones are banned on passenger cabins of direct US-bound flights from certain airports in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Egypt, Turkey, and Jordan. Britain imposed similar restrictions on flights from six countries, while France and Canada said they were considering their own measures.

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This South Sudanese school trained a medical corps amid civil war. Then the gunmen arrived.

The Kajo Keji Health Training Institute was born out of a dream of improving the health and lives of residents of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation. After gunmen attacked the school last September, it seemed likely to become a casualty of a three-year civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and sent more than 3 million fleeing from their homes. Now, like hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese, the school is rebuilding across the border in Uganda and waiting for peace to return to South Sudan.