September 16, 2014 23:27 UTC

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  • Boeing Space Craft

    Video NASA Chooses Boeing, SpaceX to Fly Astronauts

    NASA announced the return of “human space flight to U.S. soil.” The space agency has chosen two spaceships, the Boeing CST-100 and SpaceX Dragon version 2, to bring American astronauts to the international space station. The program will cost $6.8 billion. More

  • Farmers Chaudhry Sukhvir Singh and Chaudhry Singh at a farm near the town of Indri in India's Haryana state. (A. Pande/VOA)

    Audio India's Farmers Changing What and How They Grow

    India has what are called "Climate Smart" villages. Scientists are working with farmers in these villages to grow more food and use less water. The farmers hope these new methods will help them survive changes in weather patterns. More

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 16, 2014.

    Audio US, UN Join the Fight Against Ebola

    President Obama plans to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa to help contain the crisis while U.N. officials call for $1billion to limit the spread of the disease. More

  • Someone calling themself @_UmmWaqqas posted this photo on Twitter of what they say are her friends @UmmLayth_, Umm Haritha and Umm Ubaydiah.

    Audio Women Use Twitter to Support Jihad

    The Umm network and what some call the Islamic State use Twitter to urge both men and women to serve the jihad movement. They also use it to send Islamic State pictures, videos and messages. More

  • China citizenship

    Audio China Targets Chinese with Dual Citizenship

    China's Ministry of Public Security published rules for reporting Chinese who have foreign citizenship but keep their Chinese identity cards and benefits. The new policy is directed at so called “naked” officials. More

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