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The most recent violence between the Israelis and Palestinians has affected young people on both sides of the conflict. Guest host Jacki Lyden learns how one group is using art to foster peace.
July 16, 2014
The man whose frustrating call to Comcast went viral says the customer service rep should not be fired. Ryan Block says the problem he encountered is far more systemic than one person.
July 16, 2014
After a taste of Singaporean sup tulang, we felt compelled to unpack what makes marrow so profoundly delicious. A biochemist says its unique combination of volatile compounds create a wallop of umami.
July 16, 2014
This fall, ABC will offer its most ethnically diverse slate of new shows in recent memory. But getting people to talk freely about why that's happened is still difficult.
July 16, 2014
The Coast Guard is waiting until high tide Wednesday afternoon to rescue a casino boat that went off course after midnight. The passengers and crew appear to have no need of medical evacuation.
July 16, 2014
The year he landed on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong was famous, iconic, an American hero. One year later he wasn't. In 1970, how many people remembered his name? This will surprise you.
July 16, 2014
A new survey of the most expensive cities in the world puts Luanda and N'djamena at the top. How did these African capitals beat our perennial top dollar towns like Hong Kong and Tokyo?
July 16, 2014
The former Alaska governor hasn't done any favors for Republicans who've been trying to channel anger at President Obama in directions that might do the GOP more good.
July 16, 2014
The crater is estimated at 262 feet wide and is in the northern Siberian area of Yamal, a name The Siberian Times says roughly translates as "the end of the world."
July 16, 2014
Mass evacuations helped limit the death toll from Rammasun as it passed through densely populated areas. The government was better prepared following a killer storm last fall.
July 16, 2014
And that's not necessarily a good thing. Our blogger reveals the darkly funny side of being a local celebrity who's trying (and not always succeeding) to improve health, nutrition and income.
July 16, 2014
Mass evacuations helped limit the death toll from Rammasun as it passed through densely populated areas. The government was better prepared following a killer storm last fall.
July 16, 2014
How does a town cope with Ebola? One man tries to honor his mother's burial wishes, despite objections. People are afraid to touch. Despite the gloom, there's a hopeful note: Six patients are cured.
July 16, 2014
Last week, a group of Washingtonians visiting New Hampshire were told they couldn't buy alcohol, because their IDs weren't from a state.
July 16, 2014
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming reports of a deal with a price reported at $80 billion.
July 16, 2014
Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.
July 16, 2014
The for-profit college chain, Corinthian Colleges, is closing or selling most of its 107 campuses and online programs.
July 16, 2014
The decision is a victory for only some of the families of the 8,000 men and boys slain in the July 1995 massacre in Bosnia.
July 16, 2014
He was declared the winner of last month's election, which outside observers labeled a sham. Syria is in the midst of a civil war that has created a massive refugee crisis.
July 16, 2014
Those who received the warning in Gaza were given until 8 a.m. local time to leave. The airstrikes that followed targeted Hamas leaders.
July 16, 2014

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