Rebecca Hersher

Rebecca Hersher appears in the following:

After Coup Attempt, Turkish Government Cracks Down On Media

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Turkish government has shut down at least 45 newspapers and 16 television stations, and issued arrest warrants for dozens of journalists.

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Failed Assassins: Would-Be Presidential Shooters In History

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

John Hinckley Jr. is being released from prison 35 years after he attempted to kill Ronald Reagan. He is one of several who aimed at a president and missed.

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6-Year-Old Boy's Wish To Be A 'Garbage Man' Granted

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Ethan Dean spent a day riding in a garbage truck and wearing a hard-hat at an event in Sacramento, Calif., organized by the Make-a-Wish Foundation and local groups. Ethan has cystic fibrosis.

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Mummified Egyptian Was Just As Sedentary And Carb-Hungry As Modern Men

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A 2,200-year-old mummy going on display in Israel shows some of the same ailments modern people suffer from: osteoporosis, tooth decay and other effects of an inactive, carbohydrate-rich lifestyle.

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Disturbing Images Surface Of Juvenile Prisoners Being Abused In Australia

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Australia's prime minister asked for an investigation into how teenage prisoners are treated after a national news program broadcast video of young people hooded and shackled.

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FBI Investigates Possible Russian Connection To Leaked DNC Emails

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Hackers tied to two Russian intelligence agencies breached DNC computers in May, but whether the same hackers turned over thousands of emails to WikiLeaks is still under investigation.

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Canadian Oil Spill Threatens Drinking Water

Monday, July 25, 2016

An oil slick has forced the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, to shut down its water treatment plant, after a pipeline dumped tens of thousands of gallons into the North Saskatchewan River.

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Some Evacuation Orders Lifted In Southern California Wildfire

Monday, July 25, 2016

The body of a man was found in an area burned by a 33,000 acre wildfire north of Los Angeles. The Sand Fire has destroyed more than a dozen homes and is one of 19 major fires burning in California.

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'Heat Dome' Causing Excessive Temperatures In Much Of U.S.

Friday, July 22, 2016

It's over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in much of the Midwest, South and East, and the culprit is hot air trapped under an atmospheric pressure lid that heats it up even further.

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WATCH: Facebook Tests Internet-Beaming Plane

Friday, July 22, 2016

The social media company's high-altitude, unmanned, solar-powered drone is designed to provide wireless Internet coverage to the ground below.

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Tens Of Thousands Of Alpacas Die In Peruvian Cold Snap

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Peru's government has declared a state of emergency in the southern Andes, where brutally cold temperatures have killed the animals and threatened farmers living at high altitude.

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Justice Department Moves To Block 2 Big Health Insurance Mergers

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Justice Department says proposed deals between Aetna and Humana as well as Anthem and Cigna would increase the cost of medical care for Americans. The deals are worth a combined $91 billion.

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Prep School Faces Accusations Of Chronic Mishandling Of Sexual Assault Cases

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Administrators at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire agree they should not have handled a case by requiring a student accused of sexual assault to bake and deliver bread to his alleged victim.

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Investigative Journalist Killed By Car Bomb In Ukraine's Capital

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pavel Sheremet was assassinated when a car he was driving exploded in Kiev on Wednesday. The Ukrainian president has called for an investigation.

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'Sheep View' Campaign Calls On Google To Photograph Roads In Faroe Islands

Friday, July 15, 2016

The Faroe Islands tourism board launched a campaign called Sheep View 360, shot by attaching cameras to some of the archipelago's many sheep.

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Turkish Coup Attempt Unravels After A Wild Night Of Shooting, Arrests

Friday, July 15, 2016

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government appeared to regain control Saturday after rebellious troops occupied parts of the capital, Ankara, and Istanbul, the largest city.

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Scores Dead After Truck Plows Into Bastille Day Crowd In Nice, France

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Scores more people are injured. Anti-terrorist investigators have taken over the case. Witnesses describe "bodies everywhere" and hundreds of people running after the truck struck the crowd.

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Emmys Give Big Nods To 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Veep' And 'Lemonade'

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Fargo and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story pulled in more than a dozen Emmy Award nominations each. The comedy Black-ish was also listed in multiple major categories.

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British Prime Minister Announces Key Members Of New Cabinet

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Boris Johnson is Britain's new foreign secretary and David Davis will manage the country's complicated exit from the EU under Prime Minister Theresa May. She was against Brexit. They were for it.

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Public Figures Struggle With Social Media Boundaries After Dallas Shooting

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Politicians, police officers, and media personalities have all gotten blow-back for inflammatory social media posts about the shooting of officers in Dallas.

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