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Patrick Rose, a UNICEF crisis communications specialist, talks about a recent report showing an alarming rise in the number of children being used in bomb attacks by the militant group Boko Haram.
April 16, 2017
Mary Magdalene has been characterized as a prostitute for hundreds of years — which has no basis in the Biblical text. Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak explains why the myth has persisted.
April 16, 2017
Easter is one of the few times the 3-year-old war in Eastern Ukraine takes a hiatus. The overnight curfew lifted on Saturday so residents could pray and play all night into Easter Sunday.
April 16, 2017
In the same year that Congress voted to make bison the national mammal, Yellowstone National Park had its second largest cull ever — reducing the heard by more than 1,200 animals.
April 16, 2017
Freelance journalist Barry Yeoman says climate change and other man-made obstacles are pushing Native Americans away from traditional foods and towards processed dinners.
April 16, 2017
Yes voters in the Turkish referendum celebrated Sunday, but the opposition promises to contest the vote. Those who voted "yes" hope the change will make the government more efficient.
April 16, 2017
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says most of the victims were families evacuating from two Shiite villages, Fuaa and Kefraya, long besieged by rebels. No group has claimed responsibility.
April 16, 2017
Egyptian-American aid worker Aya Hijazi was acquitted Sunday after being held for nearly three years without a verdict in Cairo. Human Rights Watch has called her case a "travesty of justice."
April 16, 2017
Helping teenagers develop cognitive empathy, the ability to understand another person's perspective, can allow them to cope with stress better. But whether they accept help can be all in the phrasing.
April 16, 2017
On SNL, Alec Baldwin's President Trump had a reality-show elimination between Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon, while Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer had a brief — and inaccurate — history of Passover.
April 16, 2017
Shannon Coulter, the founder of the anti-Trump boycott movement #GrabYourWallet, believes the protest is having a broader cultural impact beyond affecting a corporation's bottom line.
April 16, 2017
If elected, far right leader Marine Le Pen will hold a referendum to leave the EU, but that's hard to imagine in one of the most pro-Europe corners of France near the German border.
April 16, 2017
Jon Ossoff's campaign has attracted a lot of money and volunteers from across the country. But local, older voters who lament the longtime GOP lean of the area are now fired up too.
April 16, 2017
Dr. Thumbi Mwangi had a eureka moment when he began researching a cattle disease in the U.S. The treatment was the same thing his dad the farmer had him do when he was growing up in Kenya.
April 16, 2017
How will our diets shift as climate change causes sea-level rise and coastal flooding? Photographer Allie Wist attempts to answer that with pictures of an imagined "post-sea-level-rise dinner party."
April 16, 2017
An anesthesiologist and poet says her medical work is well-suited to poetry, as patients move in and out of consciousness under the doctor's watch.
April 16, 2017
Nearly 50 years ago, visionary Bob Taylor channeled his frustrations with inefficient communication methods into launching the personal computer, as well as the forerunner of today's Internet.
April 15, 2017
The unidentified missile "blew up almost immediately" on Sunday morning, near the nation's east coast, according to the U.S. military.
April 15, 2017
Protests across the country, including in D.C. and near Trump's private club in Florida, focused on the president's decision to keep his tax returns private.
April 15, 2017
Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies discusses North Korea and U.S. relations.
April 15, 2017

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