No amount of training can undo the violence someone experienced at home as a child, but it can help break the cycle. Pamela Albin Moore/iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

NFL Looks To Training To Prevent Domestic Violence By Players

It's not violence on the job that makes some pro football players beat their wives or children, psychologists say. It's often childhood experience, fanned by a culture that accepts such behavior.

In order to secure a career as a stunt woman, Georgia Durante would show up on Hollywood film sets asking for work. At first, directors ignored her. Then they saw her drive. Courtesy of Georgia Durante hide caption

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My Big Break

Mafia Wife, Getaway Driver, Stunt Woman: From The Underworld To Hollywood

Georgia Durante's career as a stunt driver has led to roles in car commercials and movies. But before the bright lights of Hollywood, the former model was speeding away from a dark past.

Scientists studying nuclear storage have to consider how future ice sheets might impact places like Finland or Canada. One method of research is to examine existing ice sheets in Greenland, similar to the one shown here, and look for analogies across space and time. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Pondering 'Deep Time' While Musing On Climate Change

Using different times and places to stand in for one another — reasoning by analogy — could help us adjust our views toward time and our environment, suggests anthropologist Vincent F. Ialenti.

A Syrian family waits near the Turkish-Syrian border after entering Turkey near the town of Sanliurfa Sunday. An estimated 70,000 Syrian Kurds have fled the extremist group the Islamic State this weekend. Ulas Yunus Tosun/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Thousands Of Refugees Flee Syria In Chaotic Scene At Turkey's Border

While a U.N. agency reported about 70,000 refugees this weekend, a Turkish official says 100,000 Syrians have entered Turkey in the past week. Fighters from ISIS are closing in on the border.

At a cybersecurity conference in Tel Aviv on Sept. 14, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the 43 Unit 8200 refusniks of "baseless slander" which "should be condemned." Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies' Protest An American Issue

Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?

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