July 31, 2014 13:30 UTC

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Congress had no power to ban slavery in the new territories. The 1857 decision involved a man named Dred Scott. More


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North American University Professors Question Chinese Programsi
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07/31/2014
American and Canadian teachers express doubts about the agreements between Chinese Institutes and Chinese Classrooms and American universities.
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Video North American University Professors Question Chinese Programs

American and Canadian teachers express doubts about the agreements between Chinese Institutes and Chinese Classrooms and American universities.
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Video New Mammogram Technology Better at Finding Breast Cancer

A new study shows that three-D technology could change the way doctors look for breast cancer.
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Video Thousands Get Agricultural Assistance in CAR

The Food and Agricultural Organization reports about 95 percent of the Central African Republic's communities say they will not have enough seeds for this year’s planting season.
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Video Taiwan Shows Off Smart Watches, Glasses at a Technology Exhibition

Electronics that can be worn on the body star at the 2014 Computex Taipei computer show.
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Video Cambodia Promises Meaningful Economic Reform

Cambodia’s commerce minister says his country will deal with the issue of corruption.

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07/28/2014
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