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Two Navy F-18s landed at an airbase on the island, which Beijing considers part of its sovereign territory.
April 02, 2015
A new study in the journal Science explores the power of surprise to motivate infant learning.
April 02, 2015
More than 100 cars were reportedly involved in accidents. Conditions forced airlines to delay or cancel flights in Dubai after the sandstorm arrived from Saudi Arabia early this morning.
April 02, 2015
Thousands have left their homes en route to Iraq and Syria, which the U.N. report calls an "international finishing school" for extremists.
April 02, 2015
Iranian Prime Minister Hassan Rouhani tweeted that Iran and six world powers, including the United States, had reached an agreement on "key parameters" of the issue.
April 02, 2015
The senator who once testified against a corrupt mayor is facing his own federal corruption charges.
April 02, 2015
If you're not a bit farsighted at age 6, you're much more likely to be nearsighted by age 12, a study of thousands of children finds. A simple eye refraction exam can spot it early on.
April 02, 2015
The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., could lead to Chris Christie, R-N.J., appointing a replacement. With Christie's presidential prospects, he might want to consider appointing himself.
April 02, 2015
That's how children cope with a fearful situation. But what happens when the trauma ends? We learn more about the the 84 boy rescued from a school that was reportedly influenced by the terror group.
April 02, 2015
The pastor who built his church from nothing in the 1960s, launched the Hour of Power broadcast a decade later. By 2010, however, the palatial Crystal Cathedral was forced into bankruptcy.
April 02, 2015
Tucked away in the archives of the University of South Carolina is a video clip of a rousing King speech.
April 02, 2015
Separately, German prosecutors say a computer seized from co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's home showed he had made Internet searches for suicide methods and cockpit door security.
April 02, 2015
The states, which both passed legislation that critics say would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, have been forced to backtrack following protests.
April 02, 2015
Islam is growing more rapidly than any other religion in the world, according to the Pew Research Center, which predicts that Islam will nearly equal Christianity by 2050 before eclipsing it.
April 02, 2015
And in other plagiarism news, a French lawmaker is being mocked for lifting sections on the Assyrian genocide from Wikipedia to craft a draft law.
April 02, 2015
Googling that fact can make insufferable know-it-alls even more sure of their superior abilities, a study finds. The mere act of searching seems to boost faith in one's knowledge.
April 02, 2015
Gunmen have attacked a university in eastern Kenya, killing at least 14 people. The militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. NPR's Gregory Warner offers the latest from Nairobi.
April 02, 2015
A look at the offerings finds everything from "beautiful colonial rooms" in the heart of Havana" for $27 to "a holiday sanctuary" villa on the outskirts of Havana for $1000.
April 02, 2015
The vessel reportedly capsized while bringing in its nets off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Authorities in Moscow have denied reports that it was overloaded.
April 02, 2015
As violence continues elsewhere in Yemen, al-Qaida has laid siege to a coastal city in the country's southeast, asserting control over key facilities in the port city of al-Mukallah.
April 02, 2015

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