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American Eric Harroun threatened Bashar Assad on Facebook and YouTube. He spent six weeks fighting with a rebel army, a journey that did not end well for him. ABC News/YouTube hide caption

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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria

Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy exchanged multiple emails with executives at Pearson PLC about the potential for working together. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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The LA School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know

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The MD Brush has an unusual grip that automatically angles the brush head at 45 degrees. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Build A Toothbrush, Change The World. Or Not

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Tobacco prevention specialist Rob Carr speaks to a group of youth and elders at the Red Rock Chapter of the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. Carrie Jung hide caption

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Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free

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Unifi makes Repreve, a thread that comes from plastic waste bottles and leftover polyester scraps, at its Yadkinville, N.C., facility. Courtesy of Unifi hide caption

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Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

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From her cubicle at Vital Decisions in Cherry Hill, N.J., Kate Schleicher counsels people who are seriously ill. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

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American Eric Harroun threatened Bashar Assad on Facebook and YouTube. He spent six weeks fighting with a rebel army, a journey that did not end well for him. ABC News/YouTube hide caption

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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria

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Boston is a frequent setting for films, but for some actors, mastering the accent can be a challenge. Vladislav Bezrukov via Flickr hide caption

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Setting Your Movie In Boston? Bettah Get The Accent Right

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What's on the menu at Tim Hortons? Coffee and doughnuts --” and also sandwiches and pastries. meddygarnet /Flickr hide caption

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Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

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Commentator Frank Deford advises the White House press office not to let the president be photographed in a golf cart again. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Golf May Be Too Polite A Sport For Presidential Politics

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