April 16, 2014 10:37 UTC

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Audio Are You Hardcore Enough for CrossFit?

A member of District CrossFit in Washington, D.C. exercises with weights. (Photo: Michael J. LaPierre)

CrossFit is a workout program gaining followers worldwide. But it's not easy. And you could get hurt. Find out if you have what it takes for CrossFit. | Health Report


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Boko Haram rebels may have expanded their operations in Nigeria.

Audio Boko Haram Suspected in Nigeria Terror Attack

Attack in Nigeria Kills More Than 70. Also, Christians observe Holy Week | As It Is More

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Scientists Explore the Healing Power of Rhythmi
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04/16/2014
Scientists say timing has a major influence on how the human brain works. And when the timing is off, so is the processing of information.
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Video Scientists Explore the Healing Power of Rhythm

Scientists say timing has a major influence on how the human brain works. And when the timing is off, so is the processing of information.
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Video California's Dry Weather Could Lead to Higher Food Prices

In the Central Valley of California, farmers are reducing crop size because they do not have enough water. Last year, California had the least amount of rain since officials began keeping records.
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Video Dogs Understand How You Feel

Scientists in Hungary found that human brains are similar to those of the animals.
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Video News Words: Insurgency

Watch this "News Word" to see how the word "insurgency" is used in the news.
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Video Bill Gates: Philanthropy Needs New Ideas

The former Microsoft chief is also head of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He says private charitable groups are good at finding answers for some of society’s problems.

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