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NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza, where a temporary ceasefire is in effect.
July 26, 2014
The data recorder was recovered from the Air Algerie AH5017 debris field in southern Mali. Investigators are linking Thursday's crash that killed 118 to bad weather.
July 26, 2014
The roundup: Twitter released a scorecard showing that its workforce is largely male and white. And what happens to our digital stuff after we log off for the last time?
July 26, 2014
A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."
July 26, 2014
Israel's military has been the dominant Middle East force since the 1967 war. Yet for the third time in a decade, the army is bogged down in a protracted fight with Islamist militants.
July 26, 2014
The State Department says personnel are being moved to an alternate location amid an escalation of fighting among rival militant factions in the capital, Tripoli.
July 26, 2014
Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck a container ship and dumped nearly 5 million Legos pieces into the ocean. Today, they are still washing up on shores in England.
July 26, 2014
Two large radio telescopes have detected very brief, powerful bursts of radio waves, and so far, scientists have no idea what's causing them.
July 26, 2014
Salmon fishing on a scenic river in Alaska isn't always about hooking a big fish in the remote wilderness. Sometimes, it's about standing shoulder-to-shoulder in the water to fill up your freezer.
July 26, 2014
Hundreds of residents in the Palestinian territory are taking advantage of the 12-hour lull in fighting set to expire at 8 p.m. Israeli time (1 p.m. ET) to stock up on supplies.
July 26, 2014
The report, along with a CIA rebuttal, is the most detailed accounting of a set of controversial interrogation, rendition and detention practices the CIA carried out after the Sept. 11 attacks.
July 26, 2014
The alleged shooter had at least four gun arrests, along with assault and drug charges, according to police and court records.
July 26, 2014
Israel's military has been the dominant Middle East force since the 1967 war. Yet for the third time in a decade, the army is bogged down in a protracted fight with Islamist militants.
July 25, 2014
The storm is commonly referred to as a haboob, from the Arabic word for an intense summer dust storm. Today's storm hit in time to complicate the Friday afternoon commute.
July 25, 2014
The truce would allow Palestinian civilians to get food and aid where it's needed, officials say. It would reportedly begin Saturday morning.
July 25, 2014
Rep. Curt Clawson, a Republican from Florida, tells subcommittee witnesses from two U.S. agencies, "I'm familiar with your country; I love your country."
July 25, 2014
Michael Phillips became the first man in the U.S. to be exonerated without requesting a review. DNA evidence from his conviction was tested by the Dallas County district attorney's integrity unit.
July 25, 2014
The presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador met at the White House to discuss the steep uptick in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 25, 2014
The bill also directs the Librarian of Congress to review whether the exemption should also apply to tablets and other devices.
July 25, 2014
Some of us now monitor our steps, sleep and calorie intake with wristbands and apps. So why not track blood alcohol levels? We explore the next frontier in the self-measurement movement.
July 25, 2014

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