April 18, 2014 00:32 UTC

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Audio American Art Works Return to Nation's Capital

The Phillips Collection

More than 200 art works by some of America’s best artists have returned home to a museum in Washington, D.C. The paintings had been traveling to shows around the world for the last four years. Now they are on exhibit at the Phillips Collection again.


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Pipelines are seen at a gas border delivery station of pipeline operator Eustream in the eastern Slovak town of Velke Kapusany, near the border with Ukraine, April 15, 2014. The gas border station in Velke Kapusany distributes gas from Russia, going throu

Audio Russia Increases Energy Costs for Ukraine

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The fine brought to a close a United States criminal investigation into safety problems with some Toyota vehicles.
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The fine brought to a close a United States criminal investigation into safety problems with some Toyota vehicles.
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Video South Africa Welcomes Chinese Language and Influence in Schools

A recent agreement between China and South Africa centers on five areas of cooperation, including basic education, school books and lessons.
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The word "humanitarian" means showing concern for other people. Watch this video and see how it used in the news.
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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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04/14/2014
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