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Conjoined Twins In Syria Evacuated From Rebel Stronghold

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

Syrian aid workers managed to evacuate a set of twins — joined at their heart — from a besieged suburb to the capital Damascus. Activists hope the evacuation will lead to life-saving surgery abroad, and put a spotlight on other critical cases in the country.

Wasserman Schultz Faces Tough Primary Against Sanders-Endorsed Canova

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is fighting to keep her seat in Congress. Progressive Democrat Tim Canova has matched Wasserman Schultz in fundraising after being endorsed by Bernie Sanders.

Louisiana Flood Victims Aided By Members Of The 'Cajun Navy'

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

Members of the "Cajun Navy" — an armada of volunteers with their big pickups towing big boats — are helping neighbors near Baton Rouge, where record floods have displaced tens of thousands of people.

The Dangerous Side Of Synchronized Swimming: Concussions

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

Synchronized swimming is known for its demanding precision. Less known are the serious injuries, like concussions, that occur perfecting and performing that precision.

The Fine Line Between Countering Security Threats And Racial Profiling

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

A U.S. nuclear engineer is accused of spying for China. Chinese economic espionage costs the U.S. billions each year. The case raises questions about whether Chinese-Americans are unfairly targeted.

Reality Show Resonates With Politically Starved Young Palestinians

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

A 24-year-old Palestinian who was elected president on a TV reality show gets peppered with policy questions by his fans. It's a sign of how hungry Palestinians are for delayed real elections.




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