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Rebels Storm Key Border Crossing Between Syria And Israel

The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.

'Geography Can Be Tough': Canada Trolls Russia For Ukraine Action

A tweet from Canada's NATO delegation shows a map with two distinctly marked areas: "Russia" and "Not Russia." It's in apparent response to Moscow's claims that its troops mistakenly entered Ukraine.

Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

One official called the latest Russian incursion a "full-scale invasion." Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the U.N. Security Council to offer an assessment of the "sharp aggravation."

Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two Fins

They examined an African fish that can breathe air and walk on its fins, discovering insights into the transition from sea to land some 400 million years ago.

Sister Of Boston Bombing Suspects Arrested Over Bomb Threat

New York City police allege Ailina Tsarnaeva made threats against her boyfriend's ex. "I know people who can go over there and put a bomb on you," Tsarnaeva allegedly said.

Tracy Hamm

Tracy Ham: The Hall Of Fame And The Future Of College Football

Georgia is now home to the national College Football Hall of Fame. It opened a week ago in downtown Atlanta. Georgia has 25 players in the national hall. They are all from University of Georgia and Georgia Tech, except for one man: Tracy Ham. Ham led Georgia Southern to two national championships as its star quarterback from 1983 to 1986, shortly after Georgia Southern re-launched its football program after a four–decade hiatus. He went on to be drafted by the Los Angeles Rams and play 13 seasons with the Canadian Football League. He's since returned to Statesboro and is now the school's Associate Athletic Director for Special Projects.

How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

In Haiti, An 'American Idol'-Style Contest About Child Slavery

Last week, thousands of Haitians gathered in a stadium for the final round in a national songwriting contest. The topic: restavek, the term for the thousands of children who are modern-day slaves.

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