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5 Things I Learned About TV's Future From The Critics Press Tour

From being mistaken for Randy Jackson to confronting network executives about diversity issues, TV critic Eric Deggans runs down highlights of the two-week blizzard of parties and press conferences.

Who Are The Kids Of The Migrant Crisis?

Many kids and teenagers leave Central America to avoid climbing levels of gang violence, extortion and drug trafficking. Sometimes, it's to find their families.

U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing

The problem in the U.S. State Department system could cause problems for millions of people worldwide who are awaiting travel documents.

U.S. Teens Still Lag In Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

Eight years after the FDA approved the first vaccine against HPV, only 57 percent of female teens and 35 percent of male teens have been inoculated, the CDC says. Are doctors partly to blame?

Israeli Artillery Hits U.N.-Run School In Gaza

More than a dozen people have been killed at the school used as a shelter in Beit Hanoun, according to Palestinian officials.

Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up In China And Colorado

Is this 2014 or 1348? The plague yes, the infamous Black Death was reported in China and Colorado. It's the same disease as the Middle Ages pandemic. Only now we know how to treat it.

This Suit Keeps Ebola Out So How Can A Health Worker Catch It?

The head-to-toe protective gear is designed to prevent Ebola from infecting health care workers, yet some do contract the disease. It's not the suit's fault. It's likely a case of human error.

This Aspiring Astronaut Might Be The World's Most Amazing Teen

He lived in a village in Tanzania. He dreamed of being an astronaut. Now he's studying in a Florida flight academy and hoping his secret potato salad recipe will bring support to pay the tuition.

Syrian President Issues New Stamps, But Can't Deliver The Mail

The set of three stamps commemorates Bashar Assad's recent presidential election victory. But what seems like a mundane occurrence says a lot about power in the war-torn country.

European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case

The European Court of Human Rights said Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.

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