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August 14, 2018
It was the mid-1920s when Connie Reitman’s mother heard a knock on the door. A US official was there to inform her family that she would need to go to school hundreds of miles away.
August 13, 2018
A recent Myanmar government report says the number of rape cases in Myanmar increased by nearly 30 percent from 2016-2017.
Senators narrowly voted against a bill to legalize abortion last week, but activists, who have built strong public support for the procedure, say it's just a "temporary setback."
Starbucks consumers go through 6 billion to-go cups a year. Those cups basically can't be recycled. So Starbucks, along with McDonald's, are trying to engineer a better cup.
August 11, 2018
Yemenis mourned the deaths of about 30 children following a Thursday air strike on a busload of school boys.
August 10, 2018
1968 was a year of political upheaval and the music reflected the restless times. The World's host Marco Werman went back and checked out the 1968 chart-toppers from the US, Japan, France and Brazil.
Haspel oversaw a CIA "black site" in Thailand in 2002.
People describe DakhaBrakha's music as "ethno chaos." It's a mix of Ukrainian traditional music with contemporary political and social messages.
August 09, 2018
If it's summer where you are right now, odds are you've become intimately familiar with your air conditioner as the US, Europe and other parts of the world hit near-record temperatures.
Berlin doesn't have many buildings with air-conditioning so people are looking for ways to cool off. One of the best is visiting an underground ruin from World War II.
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