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Influential Democratic Senator Will Vote Against Iran Nuclear Deal

By Barbara Campbell Sen. Chuck Schumer, one of small group of undecided Democrats being courted by the Obama administration, has decided he can’t support the nuclear-control agreement. » E-Mail This

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Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler’s Diarrhea?

By Michaeleen Doucleff It has many names: Montezuma’s Revenge. Delhi Belly. And there are about as many misconceptions about traveler’s diarrhea as there are names for it. We’re here to

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Pentagon Says Wife Of A Dead Islamic State Leader Is Now In Iraqi Custody

By Lucy Perkins Umm Sayyaf has been transferred from U.S. custody to the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Interior. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/08/06/430108695/pentagon-says-wife-of-a-dead-islamic-state-leader-is-now-in-iraqi-custody?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=us

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You Can Stop Gun Violence The Same Way You Stop AIDS or TB

By Amy Costello Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin has taken the lessons he’s learned fighting TB and HIV/AIDS and applied them to stop the spread of gun violence. Because like those diseases,

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Melting Matterhorn Glacier Uncovers Remains Of Long-Missing Climbers

By Scott Neuman The remains of two Japanese climbers reported missing on the iconic Alpine peak in 1970 have been positively identified by Swiss police. » E-Mail This …read more

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Trained By U.S., Syrian Fighters Stumble As They Hit The Battlefield

By Alice Fordham A few dozen moderate rebels were recently sent into northern Syria. But before they could go on their first mission, several were captured. It’s the latest sign

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Will Brazil Be Ready For Summer Olympics? The Athletes Weigh In

By Lourdes Garcia-Navarro In Brazil, the countdown has begun for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Brazilian organizers say everything is on track, but concerns persist over the water quality for some

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70 Years Later, Remembering The Lives Lost And Shattered At Hiroshima

By Audie Cornish Seventy years ago Thursday, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. To mark the anniversary, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read from

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We Will Bury You: Russia Bulldozes Tons Of European Cheese, Other Banned Food

By Bill Chappell Parmesan and Dutch cheese, Spanish ham, fruits, vegetables — all reportedly became fodder for the wheels of steamrollers and the flames of incinerators Thursday. » E-Mail This

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Undoing A Permanent ‘Oops’: Colombian Scholars Tackle Tattoo Typos

By Camila Domonoske This year’s Festival of the Word in Bogota will feature the usual authors and linguists — plus a professional tattoo artist. Some visitors can have spelling errors