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  • An Israeli army officer gives explanations to journalists during an army organised tour in a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks, July 25, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional leaders to nail down

    Audio Tunnel Warfare: From Gaza to North Korea

    North Korea suspected of digging tunnels under the Demilitarized Zone to aid in attack on South Korea. More

  • Palestinians celebrate following announcement of a cease-fire in Gaza City Aug. 26, 2014.

    Audio Israel and the Palestinians Agree to Truce

    The leaders of Russia and Ukraine have also announced an agreement to begin talks about a possible cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. And, in Hollywood, 'Breaking Bad' wins Emmy for best drama series | In the News More

  • This composite image made available by NASA and assembled by data acquired from the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012 uses the satellite’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), to show the U.S's lights at night.

    Audio Is North Korea Preparing to Strike US Electric Grid?

    An advisor to Congress says country’s electric system is mostly unprotected and vulnerable to an EMP attack. He said North Korea tested the plan last year when it put a satellite into orbit. The satellite was in a position where it could carry out such an attack against the United States. More

  • Residents of Tabqa city tour the streets on motorcycles, carrying flags in celebration after Tabqa air base fell to Islamic State militants, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. Islamic State militants stormed the air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, c

    Audio Syria Asks for Help to Fight Islamic State

    Syria is willing to work with the international community in the fight against Islamic State militants. Ukrainian official Russian tanks and other military vehicles had crossed into southeastern Ukraine. Mourners sang, clapped and danced on Monday at funeral services for Michael Brown. More

  • Researchers have developed a blood test that predicts Alzheimer's disease

    Audio Scientist Developing Blood Test for PTSD

    There may some day be a blood test to find out if someone suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or is at risk for the psychiatric condition. More

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  • A cocoa farmer and some of her crop in southern Vietnam.

    Audio Raw Chocolate Is Better For Your Health

    Is Chocolate Good For Us? Or Just Good. The experts may disagree on that point. But most agree that raw chocolate could be the healthiest type yet. More

  • File - San Petchrod, 47, lays in bed where he is being treat for malaria at Sai Yoke hospital, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, Oct. 26,2012.

    Audio Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in Southeast Asia

    Doctors are worried about a type of malaria spreading in South East Asia that is not responding to usual treatments. Doctors can still treat infected patients with stronger drug cocktails. But they worry that it is just a matter of time before those medicines also become ineffective. More

  • Audio Taylor Swift Releases New Single

    The artist also announced that a new album, '1989,' will be out in late October. Swift says the sound will be all pop | American Mosaic More

  • Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

    Audio Lincoln-Douglas Debates Set the Stage for the 1860 Election

    Democrat Stephen Douglas was seeking re-election as a U.S. senator from Illinois. His opponent was a lawyer from the new Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln. | The Making of a Nation More

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    Audio While You Sleep, Your Brain Works

    While we sleep, our brains are doing much more than getting ready for the next day. Researchers at the University of Rochester found that the brain may be busy cleaning house -- cleaning out harmful waste materials. More

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