September 03, 2015 10:50 UTC

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Audio Days of Painful Tooth Repair May Be Over

Nobody likes going to the dentist. This is especially true of children. But new technology may help teeth heal naturally without painful drilling and filling. This article is filled with words that you will need to know to talk about caring for your teeth and your next trip to the dentist. More

Audio Tanglewood Music Center Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The world famous Boston Symphony Orchestra normally performs at Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. But its summer home is the Tanglewood Music Center in western Massachusetts. The Boston Symphony Orchestra also has a summer program at Tanglewood for young singers and musicians. More

Audio What Does the US Constitution Say?

It begins with the three powerful words, "We the People." From there onward, the U.S. Constitution made history. It is the oldest written constitution still in use in the world today. In this article, learn what it says and hear a simple explanation of the meaning of each article. More

Audio Explosions Change Soldiers’ Brains, Study Says

Researchers say powerful explosions can force blood from the chest into the front of the brain. This can lead to conditions that cause some soldiers to become violent or suffer from depression. Improving chest protection may prevent brain injuries, according to a new study. . More

Audio 'Arrogant' Donald Trump Leads Republican Pack

Immigration continues to top the list of subjects being debated in the Republicans’ race for the White House. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump is gaining attention, and popularity, by making comments about immigration. New numbers show Mr. Trump pulling far ahead of former front-runner Jeb Bush. More



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News Words: Chaosi
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This short word captures a lot of meaning. Watch a news video using the word and our hosts will tell you about chaos.
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Video News Words: Chaos

This short word captures a lot of meaning. Watch a news video using the word and our hosts will tell you about chaos.
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Video News Words: Scope

The word scope is more common than you might think, especially when talking about world events. Watch and listen to the word used in a news story and our hosts will tell you another possible meaning.
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Video News Words: Combat

The word combat is usually used when talking about warfare, but it can also be used to describe equipment. Watch and listen to how the word is used in a news story and our hosts will tell you more.
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Video News Words: Glaucoma

You do not hear this word in the news every day. But, you just might if you read a story about vision health. Watch the word used in a news clip and our hosts will tell you more about this eye condition.
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Video News Words: Infrastructure

Infrastructure is a word that can mean a lot of things including roads, bridges and power plants. Our hosts tell you about it after you have heard the word used in a video news story.

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