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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMARK LITKE: It’s 8 a.m. at the Jose Favella hospital in the Philippine capital, Manila. In the past 12 hours there have been about 40 births, a fairly average night for one of the world’s busiest maternity wards. DR...
University of Missouri students guide a quad-copter drone off the ground at Columbia’s Hinkson Field. Journalists, businesses and many entrepreneurs are eagerly awaiting FAA rules for the commercial use of drones. Photo by David Eulitt/Kansas...
Trucks part of a Russian humanitarian convoy are parked near a checkpoint at the Ukrainian border in the Rostov region on Aug. 20. Photo by Dmitry Serebryakov/AFP/Getty Images Updated at 12:30 p.m. EDT with NATO statement: Russia went ahead without...
Members of the social network Diaspora team. Photo by Henrik Moltke via Flickr creative commons The Islamic State extremist group began using a social networking website with less restrictions on users after other social media sites, Twitter and...
File photo of masked members of the Islamist Hamas movement demonstrating against Israel in Gaza City on Oct. 25, 2009. Photo by Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images Gunmen wearing masks and Hamas uniforms publicly executed 18 Palestinians suspected of...
Watch Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. With a lot of enthusiasm and a little trepidation, Gwen and I accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from PBS President Paula Kerger, knowing what a good cause this is. In turn...