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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:49pm

NATO leaders are expected this week to set up a rapid-response force to defend against potential Russian aggression.

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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:07pm

President Obama heads to Europe this week to take part in the NATO summit. The alliance is weighing how to respond to Russia's...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:07pm

Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:07pm

Four decades after Studs Terkel's famous collection of oral histories was published, Radio Diaries revives one of his interviews with...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:18pm

The State Department said the men should be released out of humanitarian concern and asked that Kenneth Bae, who has been held for two...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:25pm

Saffron, vanilla, palm oil, cacao and cottonseed oil are still picked by hand in some parts of the world. Sometimes that manual labor...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:15pm

Passenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant bird, but they were also the cheapest protein available. The last passenger pigeon...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:55pm

Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:51pm

A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet...

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:10pm

Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give police the power to seize passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria. On Friday...