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  • Posters in Cairo show Al-Jazeera's logo in red with a bloody hand scratching at it. A bullet can kill a man, the poster says, but a lying camera can kill a nation.
    Kelly McEvers / NPR
    7:45am Jul 18, 2013
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    Al-Jazeera Under Fire For Its Coverage Of Egypt

    The accuracy of Al-Jazeera's reporting has come under criticism in the past, and now the network is taking a hit amid claims it slanted its coverage in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood during Egypt's recent political crisis. At stake, too, is the credibility of Al-Jazeera's main backer, Qatar.
  • 7:45am Jul 18, 2013
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    Police In India Probe Poisoning Of School Children

    In India, dozens of children in the eastern state of Bihar have been poisoned after consuming a free school lunch. More than 20 children have died. Authorities are trying to determine if the poisoning was deliberate or accidental.
  • 7:45am Jul 18, 2013
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    Panama Searches Impounded North Korean Cargo Ship

    Authorities in Panama are continuing to search the North Korean cargo ship stopped last week as it moved through the Panama Canal. A search of the ship, which came from Cuba, found aircraft and missile parts hidden under thousands of bags of Cuban sugar.
  • Red blood cells are normally shaped like doughnuts, but sickle cells (purple) are flattened and clump together.
    NIH
    10:45am Jul 17, 2013
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    Sickle Cell Anemia Is On The Rise Worldwide

    The number of babies born with the life-threatening disease will climb by a third in the next 40 years, scientists say. The vast majority of sickle cell cases will occur in developing countries, which don't have the resources to treat deadly complications arising from the genetic disorder.
  • 7:05am Jul 17, 2013
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    English Soccer Team Sees New Level Of Fan Dedication

    As players for the team were sightseeing in Vietnam, they noticed a man in an Arsenal shirt running alongside the team bus. He kept pace for more than 3 miles. Players began chanting, "Sign him up!"
  • 10:05pm Jul 16, 2013
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    Vicious Cartel Leader Arrested In Mexico

    The leader of the notorious Zeta drug organization was apprehended Monday in an operation involving the Mexican military. The capture of Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, 40, took place on a country road less than 20 miles south of the Texas border.
  • Coca-Cola Life, a new product being rolled out in Argentina with a green label, is being marketed as a "natural" and therefore lower-calorie cola.
    Coca-Cola
    6:40pm Jul 15, 2013
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    In Argentina, Coca-Cola Tests Market For 'Green' Coke

    Argentina is the site of the global kickoff of what Coke is describing as a "natural" and "green" lower-calorie cola. Coca-Cola Life contains stevia instead of sugar, and comes in a bottle that's made partially from plants.