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An undated image of the human brain taken through scanning technology.

Audio Brain Imaging Comes to Children in Poor Countries

Brain imaging was once thought to be too costly and difficult for widespread use in the developing world. But the technology soon may be available in poor countries. The brain scanner can be loaded into a vehicle. Health workers can drive it from village to village. More

Riff Raff and Katy Perry arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Audio Katy Perry, Forever in Blue Jeans at Awards Show

Perry, Beyonce and Cyrus rule press coverage of the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony | American Mosaic More

Abraham Lincoln

Audio Lincoln Wins 1860 Election, Loses Southern States

Abraham Lincoln entered office facing the most serious crisis in American history. More

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


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Sectarian means having something to do with groups or sects. Sectarian violence is the term commonly used to describe fighting among groups or sects.
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Video News Words: Sectarian

Sectarian means having something to do with groups or sects. Sectarian violence is the term commonly used to describe fighting among groups or sects.
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Video News Words: Regime

Regime is another word for government. It usually has a negative meaning.
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Video News Words: Startup

Startup means to set something in motion. This news word is often used in business story to describe a new company.
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Video News Words: Mainstream

Thoughts, beliefs and choices accepted by the largest amount of people are commonly referred to as "mainstream."
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Video News Words: Legislation

Legislation is a law passed by a legislative body like the U.S. Congress.

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