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On Armistice Day In U.K., A Sea Of Red Poppies Honors The Fallen

The first of 888,246 ceramic poppies one for each soldier from Britain and its colonies who died was planted Aug. 5 at the Tower of London, the last today. The site has had 4 million visitors.

How 'The Hot Zone' Got It Wrong And Other Tales Of Ebola's History

Do people with Ebola actually cry tears of blood? What happens if the U.S. Army thinks you might have Ebola? We catch up with science writer David Quammen to discuss truths and myths about the virus.

Asked To Stop Praying, Alaska School Won't Host State Tournament

Alaska's wrestling tournament for small schools will be held next month but not at Anchorage Christian Schools. A complaint about an introductory prayer led to a request to stop the practice.

How The Islamic State Wages Its Propaganda War

From videos to Internet magazines, the extremist group has successfully recruited around the world. One of its recent claims: Enslaving women as a prize of war is sanctioned by the Quran.

Anthony Bourdain And Carla Hall Turbocharge D.C.'s Hunger Fighters

Celebrity chefs haven't just made us aware of the latest noshing fashions; they have also spread the word about anti-hunger initiatives like those at the innovative DC Central Kitchen.

Q&A: Lamar Alexander On Education In The New Congress

The veteran Tennessee senator is poised to take a leading role on education in the Republican-controlled Congress.

A Glimmer Of Hope In The Fight Against Hunger In America

The number of Americans struggling to afford food has remained stuck near recession-era highs. But a recent Gallup poll suggests things may be starting to get back on track for some.

For Dyslexics, A Font And A Dictionary That Are Meant To Help

A designer who has dyslexia has created a font to avoid confusion and add clarity. And two English researchers are making a dictionary that favors meaning over the alphabet.

The Burden Of Colon Cancer Shifts From Rich To Poor

Rates of colorectal cancer have dropped nationally, thanks to better screening. But people who don't have access to health care are more likely to miss out on screening, and face increased risk.

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