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  • 8:24am Sep 29, 2013
    World News World News

    Syria's Move To Join Chemical Treaty Puts Pressure On Israel

    World leaders meeting at the United Nations in New York this week face potentially dramatic changes to arms control in the Middle East. Syria may give up chemical weapons. Iran is signaling it could negotiate with the West over its nuclear plans. How might this affect Israel, and its own weapons programs?
  • 7:42am Sep 27, 2013

    North Texas See Mass Migration Of Spiders

    Long silky strands were seen falling across the skies of North Texas this week. It turns out, these were web strands as long as 20 feet and floating for miles. The webs were produced by a large cluster of baby spiders that had just hatched. They use the long silk line to migrate.
  • 7:38am Sep 27, 2013
    World News World News

    Half Marathoner: Bad At Directions, Good At Distance Running

    Meredith Fitzmaurice, 34, signed up for a half marathon in Ontario, Canada. Somewhere on the route, she took a wrong turn, landing on the full marathon course. She kept going — becoming the first woman to cross the finish line and was 10th overall. And, she qualified for the Boston Marathon.
  • 6:54am Sep 27, 2013
    World News World News

    Journalists In Egypt Face 'Unprecedented Pressures'

    As the military-backed government in Cairo continues its offensive against the Muslim Brotherhood, there is also a widening crackdown on the media. Army officers now call the shorts at State TV, and independent journalists are under increasing pressure to toe the line.
  • 6:25am Sep 27, 2013
    Sports Sports

    Bream's Slide Decades Ago Dashed Pittsburgh's Playoff Hopes

    David Greene speaks to Sid Bream, the former Atlanta Braves player whose dramatic slide into home plate ended the Pittsburgh Pirates last playoff run in 1992. A Pennsylvania native and former Pirate, Bream is now cheering for the Pirates as they return to the post season for the first time in 21 years.
  • 6:16am Sep 27, 2013
    Sports Sports

    Fans Experience The Thin Line Between Winning And Losing

    It's not just sports teams that win championships. It's also their fans who endure long seasons hanging on every pitch, touchdown or basket. David Greene finds out what it's like to be on the cusp of either a championship — or a disaster.
  • Recycling
    6:07am Sep 27, 2013
    National National Science Environment

    How Recycling Bias Affects What You Toss Where

    People tend to throw whole pieces of paper in the recycling bin — and fragments of paper in the trash. Research on the trend finds that we may be acting on unconscious prejudice about what is worth recycling.
  • 7:34am Sep 26, 2013

    Animal Park In England Enforces Strict Dress Code

    Officials at the Chessington World of Adventure noticed the animals getting really confused when they saw visitors in furs or leopard-print shirts.There will be bouncers enforcing the code, giving offending visitors bland gray jumpsuits to wear.
  • 7:30am Sep 26, 2013
    World News World News

    Toronto Blue Jays Fan Disrupts Game

    The official report says the Blue Jays were "surprisingly winning" at the time of the incident. The fan's transgression "can only be described as an attempt to inject some kind of spark" into the Blue Jays, and relieve fans from their "season long agony."