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4 Things To Know: US Ambassador Attacked, Etsy Goes Public & More

Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Thursday, March 5, 2015.


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World’s Oldest Person On Her 117 Years: ‘It Seemed Rather Short’

The world’s oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday.


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Officials: Iowa Woman Now World’s Oldest Person

A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world’s oldest living person.