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Feb. 11 Daily Brief: Shirley Temple Black dies, Obama meets with French president, a devastating fire

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Shirley Temple Black dies at 85, President Barack Obama meets with French President Francois Hollande at the White House, a fire in Dhaka consumed more than 200 shanties, and more in today’s daily brief.

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Tempted to complain about the cold and the snow? Just be glad you’re not part of one of these blisteringly hot events. [Warning: Graphic images]

Tempted to complain about the cold and the snow? Just be glad you’re not part of one of these blisteringly hot events. [Warning: Graphic images]

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On a snow day like today, it can be tough to remember that there was a time when we all wished it would cool down. Here are some images of hot events around the world to jog the memory — from sitting in a box full of steam and racing in Death Valley for sport to sweltering over hot coals for spiritual wellness.

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The week ahead for January 20-26: Iranian deals; regional food and wine; Netflix results

The week ahead for January 20-26: Iranian deals; regional food and wine; Netflix results

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A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a spacecraft’s awakening, an IMF visit to Romania and two East Coast food events.

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The week ahead for January 13-19: Fencing in Virginia, Thai protests, Chinese travel

The week ahead for January 13-19: Fencing in Virginia, Thai protests, Chinese travel

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A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a new creamery, a new panda, and a continuation of a diplomatic spat with India.

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The week ahead for January 6-12: Figure skating, auditions for ‘The Voice,’ Wake Forest at UM

The week ahead for January 6-12: Figure skating, auditions for ‘The Voice,’ Wake Forest at UM

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A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes several sporting events, the Orthodox Christians’ celebration of Christmas, the possible start of a hunger strike in India and the release of international trade numbers.

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