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A mother talks to her daughter while picking lemons. Credit: AE Pictures Inc. via Getty ImagesParents may be using “baby-talk” when speaking to infants with the goal of making it easier for babies to understand, but a new Japanese study shows this...
A small amount of calving on Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Photo by Flickr user Mark ByzewskiAt the ocean’s edge, slabs of ice break off of glaciers and tumble into the water as icebergs. But these iceberg births are poorly...
U.S. soldiers from D Troop of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment walk on a hill after finishing with a training exercise near forward operating base Gamberi in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 30, 2014. Photo by Lucas Jackson/ReutersWASHINGTON —...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And finally tonight: to languages around the world at risk of being lost. That’s the subject of a new documentary premiering on some PBS stations this week and now streaming online. Jeffrey Brown...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWill regional turmoil encourage stability inside Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's new king inherits immediate challenges What's behind the widening division between the US and Saudi Arabia JUDY WOODRUFF: Now...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWill regional turmoil encourage stability inside Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's new king inherits immediate challenges What's behind the widening division between the US and Saudi Arabia. JUDY WOODRUFF:...