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Iraq asks for more U.S. help after loss of major city

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Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) captured the city of Ramadi over the weekend, prompting the Iraqi government to ask for increased U.S. military airstrikes and help from fighters supported by Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. Continue reading

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5,000 refugees stranded in Bay of Bengal

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Thousands of people who fled persecution and poverty in Myanmar are stranded at sea in Southeast Asia because neighboring countries won’t let them land. Continue reading

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Raising the next generation of artists in Baltimore

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“Music is something that I love. It’s my passion, it’s what I do. And no one can take that from me. And I can’t wait to see where that takes me in life.” Continue reading

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How does a computer diagnose cancer?

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Artificial intelligence could soon become a new weapon in the battle against cancer, although doctors have ethical questions about its use. Continue reading

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Scientists rethink gender identity with new research

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Doctors working with transgender individuals are discovering more about the relationship between biology and gender. Continue reading

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