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'I Love Your Country,' New House Member Tells U.S. Officials - 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."
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:32:00 -0400

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors - 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.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:57:00 -0400

Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads To Obama - The bill also directs the Librarian of Congress to review whether the exemption should also apply to tablets and other devices.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:49:00 -0400

Keychain Breathalyzers May Make Quantified Drinking Easy - 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.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:44:00 -0400

Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True? - At his ramen shop in Cambridge, Mass., chef Tsuyoshi Nishioka wants customers to follow their dreams. His philosophy? If you can finish a bowl of his ramen, you can accomplish anything in life.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:00 -0400

How Well Does A Drug Work? Look Beyond The Fine Print - A husband and wife who are doctors have been working on fact boxes for drugs that, like nutrition labels for foods, would more concisely convey a medicine's benefits and risks.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:35:00 -0400

As Political Disenchantment Soars, Lines At The Polls Grow Shorter - There has been record low turnout among voters in the 2014 primaries so far. Is it political dysfunction that's made voters lose interest? And what might this mean for November's general elections?
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:30:00 -0400

In A Complex Web Of Tunnels, Israel Draws Its Red Line - Both the government and the people of Israel have been determined to continue the country's ground invasion in Gaza, despite a growing wave of international criticism. Israelis have been shaken by claims that Hamas has a heavily fortified network of tunnels leading from the Gaza Strip into Israel.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:46 -0400

Gaza Cease-Fire Still Just Out Of Reach: What Does Each Side Want? - Secretary of State John Kerry is trying again to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, as casualty counts rise inexorably higher. NPR's Emily Harris explains both sides' demands.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:46 -0400

For Islamic State, Victories In Iraq Mean Momentum In Syria - The militant group that calls itself the Islamic State have begun a new round of fighting with the Syrian regime, surrounding a base outside its stronghold in Raqqa and launching offensives in Aleppo province and Kurdish regions. The death toll in Syria this week reportedly has reached 1,700, most of whom are combatants of one sort or another.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:46 -0400

Central American Leaders Stop By White House To Talk Border Crisis - Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:46 -0400

Pa. Hospital Sees Gun Fight Between Psychiatrist And Patient - On Thursday, a psychiatric patient opened fire at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital outside Philadelphia, killing a caseworker and injuring his psychiatrist. The psychiatrist returned fire with a gun of his own, injuring the gunman. Both patient and psychiatrist survived the gun fight.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0400

Army War College Opens A Probe Into Sen. Walsh's Alleged Plagiarism - The U.S. Army War College has determined in a preliminary review that Sen. John Walsh of Montana appeared to have plagiarized his final paper to earn a master's degree. An investigative panel is reviewing the evidence.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0400

Leading Ebola Doctor Stricken With The Disease Himself - Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, the head doctor fighting the Ebola virus outbreak in Sierra Leone, has begun to exhibit symptoms of the disease. For more details on the situation, Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Daniel G. Bausch, a colleague of Khan's and an associate professor at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0400

The Average American Man Is Too Big For His Britches - Growing waistlines, a savvy clothing industry and good old-fashioned stubbornness have kept many men in pants that don't fit. It doesn't have to be this way.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:10:00 -0400

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