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Iraq's Dwindling Christians Wonder If It's Time To Leave Iraq

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Residents of the embattled Iraqi city of Mosul have fled to the village of al-Qoush. Among them were about 40 Christian families, a sign of just how few Christians are left in Iraq.
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U.S Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Benghazi Attack

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The U.S. had filed criminal charges against Ahmed Abu Khattala last year. Now that he has been taken to a secure location outside Libya, he is expected to be sent to the United States to stand trial.
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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Release 'A Long Way To The Beginning'

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Seun Kuti, who is the son of Afrobeat star Fela, leads his late father's band. With their 3rd album, A Long Way to the Beginning, Kuti says he and the band have finally perfected their Afrobeat sound.
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Uruguayan Soccer Team's Caramel Spread Denied Entry Into Brazil

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Customs officials confiscated more than 80 pound of caramel spread. Officials say they'll release the sweet treat when the team presents a health certificate for the milk-based product.
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Deford: How To Host A Sports Extravaganza That Won't Break The Bank

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Building new World Cup or Olympics facilities in different cities every several years is just too costly, says commentator Frank Deford. So why not, he asks, try something different?
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Is Collecting Animals For Science A Noble Mission Or A Threat?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Museums are filled with dead insects, birds, fish, mammals and reptiles meticulously gathered worldwide in the name of scientific discovery. But some researchers now say scientists should think twice.
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Benefit Corporations Look Beyond The Profit Motive

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A corporation has one core obligation: to make money. But some companies, known as benefit corporations, also promise to create a tangible benefit to communities and the environment.
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A Rhythm That Has Waltzed Away With Hearts

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Swaying triple time has besotted dancers and musicians alike around the globe. But the quintessential high-society dance has surprisingly indecent roots.
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FBI Has Its Own Twitter Slang

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A Freedom of Information request has forced the FBI to open its internal guide to shorthand on Twitter and other social media. Which includes LFBBEG: Looking For Big Bad Evil Guy.
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City Council In Sweden To Decide The Fate Of Homework

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Local officials argue that students there should be able to learn everything they need during school hours.
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Florida's New Regional Rail Service Raises Residents' Concerns

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Florida East Coast Railway plans to start construction on an passenger line linking Miami with Orlando. Residents in towns through which the train passes worry about the impact on their communities
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Sherr's Book Reveals Details Of Astronaut Sally Ride's Personal Life

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Linda Wertheimer talks to journalist Lynn Sherr about her friendship with the late Sally Ride. Sherr has written a book, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space.
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White House Dogged By Group Responsible For Iraq Crisis

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The crisis in Iraq has become a political problem for President Obama. Analysts say the White House needs to stop Iraq and Syria from becoming safe havens for terrorists.
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The Human Heart And Its Rhythmic Magnificence

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Rhythm comes in different forms from music and poetry to those inside our bodies. There's art based on the most primal rhythm of all: the beating of the human heart.
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Charitable Giving Nears Pre-Recession Levels, Annual Report Shows

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

After the recession, experts predicted it would take many years for charitable giving to get back to where it was before the economic downturn. But it now appears to be right around the corner.
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For Fleeing Iraqis, Kurdish Areas Are The Safe Zone

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

An estimated 500,000 people have fled Mosul after the Islamist group ISIS took control of the city. Humanitarian workers say the displacement could eventually rival the Syrian crisis.
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Dent Guys Chase Hail Storms To Find Repair Work

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Paintless Dent Repair technicians follow the hail across the country. They travel the world helping car dealerships and auto body shops deal with the deluge of damage that comes after a hail storm.
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Overtime System At Customs And Border Protection Investigated

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Whistleblowers say Customs and Border Protection employees are misusing an overtime program designed for law enforcement emergencies. It's said to be costing taxpayers $40 million a year.
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Militant Group Moves To Create Islamic State In Iraq

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

This week we're examining a different aspect of the Iraqi crisis. Renee Montagne talks to Lina Khatib, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, about the ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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Third Time's A Charm: U.S. Beats Ghana In World Cup Match

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The U.S. Men's National Team has beaten Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil. The score was 2-1. The U.S. team had lost to Ghana in the previous two World Cups.
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