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President Obama is promoting new initiatives to improve education for Native American students. Ahniwake Rose, executive director of the National Indian Education Association, has the details.
June 16, 2014
As the violence in Iraq begins to close in on Baghdad, host Michel Martin learns more about the conflict from The Wall Street Journal's Farnaz Fassihi, and former U.S. interpreter Tariq Abu Khumra.
June 16, 2014
Ghana has booted the U.S. team from the past two World Cups. The game in the Brazilian city of Natal is a critical one for the Americans to have any hope advancing out of Group G.
June 16, 2014
What if you could turn your finger into a paintbrush and, in real time, draw anything on any surface (even in the air), then turn your creation into a moving figure? No, don't imagine. Watch this.
June 16, 2014
Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.
June 16, 2014
Gwynn, known as "Mr. Padre," flirted with a .400 batting average in 1994. Over his career, he earned eight National League batting titles and had 3,141 career hits. He was 54 years old.
June 16, 2014
The Arlington, County, Va., Board voted unanimously to approve the plan to demolish two buildings that stand atop the garage where secrets related to the Watergate scandal were revealed.
June 16, 2014
The government blamed al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida linked terror group, which also claimed responsibility for an attack at a mall that killed 67.
June 16, 2014
An online bachelor's degree from Arizona State University for every barista.
June 16, 2014
The racing legend left a French hospital for one in Switzerland where he will continue his rehabilitation. A skiing accident in December left Schumacher in a coma.
June 16, 2014
Russia announced the move after the two sides failed to come to an agreement over the price of natural gas.
June 16, 2014
What if you could turn your finger into a paintbrush and, in real time, draw anything on any surface (even in the air), then turn your creation into a moving figure? No, don't imagine. Watch this.
June 16, 2014
Meanwhile, the Iraqi government was trying to verify a claim by the militant Sunni group that it had killed hundreds of Shiite security forces.
June 16, 2014
When the drugs first appeared, U.S. law enforcement officials had a tough time figuring out what they contained and where they came from. One source was a lab in Shanghai.
June 16, 2014
Dozens of Somali extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire and spraying bullets into the street.
June 16, 2014
There's a gold rush on in health information technology. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are betting on companies that aim to help consumers, insurers and providers save money.
June 16, 2014
A few weeks ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers spotted an unfamiliar moth in a shipment of organic soybeans. It was a small victory in the effort to prevent the spread of exotic pests.
June 16, 2014
Insulin monitors and pumps are getting better, but a person with diabetes will tell you they're far from ideal. Potential solutions include one that delivers two hormones to control blood sugar.
June 16, 2014
The trophy Martin Kaymer won was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the 2 years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the skepticism.
June 16, 2014
U.S. medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced Sunday night that it has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock.
June 15, 2014

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