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A New Smartphone App Expands The Reach Of StoryCorps
Dave Isay founded StoryCorps with the goal of giving everyone a chance to be heard. Now a new smartphone app lets anyone record an interview that will be archived at the Library of Congress.
Report Cites Abuses By Iraqi Militias
Human Rights Watch offers new photographic and video evidence that shows Iraqi militias looting property and burning homes and villages of Sunni civilians in areas formerly controlled by ISIS.
Tea Not For Two (Minutes, That Is)
You'd think the British would have their tea down by now. But The Telegraph says most brew their tea incorrectly, letting it steep for just two minutes instead of at least five.
Secret Service Wants Another White House (For Practice)
Before sending agents to the White House, the Secret Service wants to give them realistic training. The agency requested $8 million to build a replica. Some lawmakers say one White House is enough.
Old Land Battle Resurfaces In Georgia Between The Gullah Vs. Government
The Gullah people, who are descendants of West African slaves, want to return to land the U.S. government took away during WWII. But the land has been a wildlife refuge for 40 years.
France, Germany, Italy Defy U.S. In Joining China-Led Development Bank
The three nations said they would join the fledging Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which is largely funded by China. But the U.S. sees the new bank as a rival to the World Bank.
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