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—Ronald Wilson Reagan (b. 1911) 40th US President, Republican


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Day in pictures: 16 April 2014 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:07 GMT 
    News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April

In pictures: South Korea ferry sinks 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:43:18 GMT 
    Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes

Your pictures: South Africa 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:27:54 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "South Africa"

In pictures: Chile fire rages on 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:41:57 GMT 
    Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso

Day in pictures: 15 April 2014 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:01:43 GMT 
    News photos from past 24 hours: 15 April

In pictures: Nigeria bus blast 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:53:51 GMT 
    Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja

In pictures: Royals tour New Zealand 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:20:01 GMT 
    Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia

Day in pictures: 14 April 2014 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:16:33 GMT 
    News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April

VIDEO: Stewart Copeland's Ben-Hur film score 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:28:27 GMT 
    New music for Ben-Hur from Police drummer Stewart Copeland

How 420 became code for marijuana 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:22:46 GMT 
    Why cannabis smokers love the number 420

What makes Jerusalem so holy? 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:18:45 GMT 
    What makes Jerusalem so holy to three religions?

Why is Good Friday called Good Friday? 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:03:18 GMT 
    What exactly is 'good' about Good Friday?

VIDEO: A day in the life of the BBC in Ukraine 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:11:21 GMT 
    James Reynolds records team's day in eastern Ukraine

Day in pictures: 18 April 2014 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:47:32 GMT 
    Twenty-four hours of news photos from around the world

Sydney airport go-ahead 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT 
    Economic gold or nightmare reality?
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