August 02, 2014 08:35 UTC

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Audio Americans Test Seawater for Fukushima Radiation

It has been more than three years since the nuclear accident at the Fukushima power station in Japan. Millions of liters of radioactive cooling water from the power center poured into the Pacific Ocean. Experts predicted some of that water would reach the West Coast of North America this year. More


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A Palestinian woman reacts upon seeing her destroyed house in Beit Hanoun town, which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and airstrikes during an Israeli offensive in the northern Gaza Strip, August 1, 2014.

Audio Is the World a Mess?

A former top U.S. diplomat blamed the complexity of recent world events on what she called two “game changers.” They are the behavior of Russia’s president and political unrest in the Middle East. | In The News More


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Will Brazil See Economic Gains from 2014 World Cup?i
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08/01/2014
Brazil says these investments will result in long-term gains for society. Independent experts, however, say effects of the spending are mixed.
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Video Will Brazil See Economic Gains from 2014 World Cup?

Brazil says these investments will result in long-term gains for society. Independent experts, however, say effects of the spending are mixed.
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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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Grammar Check: Can and Mayi
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07/28/2014
Watch this video to learn when you should use the words "Can" and "May".

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