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Among The Ruins Of The Plane, Tentative Steps To Secure Order

Journalist Noah Sneider was at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down, killing all 298 people onboard. Sneider updates Audie Cornish on the state of the site.

U.S. Citizen Killed On MH17 Lived Mainly In Netherlands

Quinn Schansman, a dual U.S.-Dutch citizen, was born in New York City. His father reportedly lives in the San Francisco area.

After Abortion Ruling, Mass. Pushes To Replace Buffer Zone Law

Just three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law creating a 35-foot buffer zone around clinics that perform abortions, lawmakers there are rushing through a replacement.

Appeals Court Upholds Overturning Of Oklahoma Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

The ruling of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver mirrors the same court's decision regarding a gay-marriage ban in Utah.

An 'Overhappy' Survivor, A Guarded Forecast: Reporting On Ebola

An Ebola survivor ran to the front of the room where community health workers were meeting in Sierra Leone. Everyone applauded. It was a moment of joy in a grim time.

At Mi Casa, Your Casa, Visitors Create Their Own Definition Of Home

What does home mean to you? That’s the question behind a new interactive exhibit at the High Museum in Atlanta. On the piazza, or open plaza, outside of the High a team of museum employees and volunteers bolted together the frames of what look like giant, red Monopoly houses without walls. The 40 structures make up the High Museum’s Mi Casa, Your Casa installation—the brain child of Mexican designers Hector Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.

Soylent DIYers Sell Their Own Versions Of The Powdered Food

Soylent, the offbeat meal replacement company, has built an online community of more than 18,000 users. But some are impatient to get their orders, so they're making and selling it themselves.

What To Watch In Israel's Ground Invasion Of Gaza

Israel has unleashed repeated military offensives in the Gaza Strip but has never permanently suppressed Palestinian rocket fire. We look at what is, and isn't, different this time.

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