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Modern Model Airplanes Blend Art, Aviation And Grown-Up Toys

Model airplanes have come a long way from the days when they whirred around on a string. Now, remote-controlled airplanes are often works of art the size of golf carts performing acrobatic tumbles.

Laura Passoni, a Belgian woman who was recruited by ISIS, traveled to Syria and eventually escaped, has written a book to discourage young people who may be tempted to follow the same path. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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Europe Wakes Up To Prospect Of Female Terrorists

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E Is For Empathy: Sesame Workshop Takes A Crack At Kindness

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Hillary Clinton chats with Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein onstage during a panel discussion in 2014 of the Clinton Foundation's Clinton Global Initiative. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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There's Really No Comparison Between The Trump And Clinton Foundations

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Skeptics Question The Value Of Hydration Therapy For The Healthy

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WFYI's Jake Harper reports health stories for Side Effects Public Media in Indianapolis. His newest health anxiety stems from the human papillomavirus, or HPV. Brian Paul/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Is 20-Something Too Late For A Guy To Get The HPV Vaccine?

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Modern Model Airplanes Blend Art, Aviation And Grown-Up Toys

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