July 25, 2014 11:55 UTC

A man stands in his backyard and looks at the wreckage of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane that crashed on Taiwan's offshore island Penghu July 24, 2014.

Audio Is Air Travel Safe?

Last week, Malaysia Airline flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine killing all 298 passengers and crew. On Wednesday, July 23, two Ukrainian military planes were shot down in the same airspace. And now an Air Algeria plane crashed in Mali. More


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Audio Ice Cream Sweetens Visits to Maryland Farms

Maryland’s so-called 'Ice Cream Trail' is 460 kilometers long. The state's agriculture secretary says itl brings valuable attention to the state’s dairy farms | American Mosaic More


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Cambodia’s commerce minister says his country will deal with the issue of corruption.
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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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Video Program Trains Young African Leaders

The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the exchange program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative.
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Video In Senegal, Skin-Lightening Remains Popular but Risky

Women are still willing to change the color of their skin although there are health risks.
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Video High Technology Can Aid Agriculture

Farmers use products like weather-tracking technology to make planting decisions.
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Video Production of a Famous Indian Car Ends

The Ambassador automobile is the most famous and longest-made Indian car. Hindustan Motors sold the first in 1958.

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