Middle East
Risking kidnapping, or worse, we explored Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Syria. Here's what happened

UC Irvine chemical engineering student Thomas Abraham, 21, tosses baby powder in the air as he graduates with a bachelor of science degree Friday.

The combined Henry Samueli School of Engineering and the Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences ceremony kicked off three days of graduations at UC Irvine.
Daniel A. Anderson | UC Irvine communications
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