August 20, 2014 04:59 UTC

Founders Chef Ype Von Hengst (right  and Robert Giaimo during construction of the first Silver Diner in 1989. (Courtesy of Silver Diner)

Audio Diners Increase Business with Healthy Food

Restaurants called “diners” can be found throughout the United States. They make simple, low-cost food. But traditional diner food is often unhealthy. One group of diners is cooking healthier food for their customers and, surprisingly, they love it. More


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A man is lead away after being detained by police. Ferguson, Missouri, Aug. 18, 2014.

Audio More Than 70 Arrested in Missouri Protests

Police arrested more than 70 protestors and reporters Monday night and early Tuesday in the central U.S. town of Ferguson, Missouri. The demonstrators were protesting the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer on August 9. More


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Marijuana Could Be an Effective Epilepsy Treatmenti
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08/20/2014
A new type of medical marijuana grown in Colorado is proving to be effective in treating epilepsy in children. Doctors, activists and even families are urging the federal government to conduct more research.
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Video Marijuana Could Be an Effective Epilepsy Treatment

A new type of medical marijuana grown in Colorado is proving to be effective in treating epilepsy in children. Doctors, activists and even families are urging the federal government to conduct more research.
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Video Can the World Support Its Huge Demand for Fish

The World Bank predicts that by 2030, 70 percent of the demand for fish will come from Asian countries.
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Video Indonesian Smartphone Use Rises

A Nielsen Indonesia study said smartphone ownership in Indonesia has increased by five percent since 2012.
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Video Is a College Education Worth the Money?

Movie maker Andrew Rossi examined education debt in the film “Ivory Tower.”
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Video Guided Conversations Give Back Memories to Senior Citizens

Conversations about the past are proving to help senior citizens remember the present. These conversations are also helping them fight depression and feel better about themselves.

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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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