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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

Audio Taylor Swift Releases New Single

The artist also announced that a new album, '1989,' will be out in late October. Swift says the sound will be all pop | American Mosaic More

Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

Audio Lincoln-Douglas Debates Set the Stage for the 1860 Election

Democrat Stephen Douglas was seeking re-election as a U.S. senator from Illinois. His opponent was a lawyer from the new Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln. | The Making of a Nation More

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Audio While You Sleep, Your Brain Works

While we sleep, our brains are doing much more than getting ready for the next day. Researchers at the University of Rochester found that the brain may be busy cleaning house -- cleaning out harmful waste materials. 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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