Officials Call for Policy Change on Iran, America's Complicated Relationship with Marijuana, Biomechatronics

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Monday, April 22, 2013

iran, pollution, tehran, skyline A bird flying in front of buildings in the Iranian capital Tehran. (Atta Kenare/Getty)

Questions of Motive and Due Process Surround Boston Bombing Suspect  | Senior American Officials Call For Policy Change on Iran | Depicting Iran Through Street Art | America's Relationship with Marijuana | Building a Better Limb | Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Leaves Community Hurting but Hopeful

The Question of Divided Identity

One week after the tragedy in Boston and several days after the manhunt that resulted in the capture of Dzhokar Tsarnaev and the death of his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, questions have...

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Senior American Officials Call For Policy Change on Iran

Since 1979, the US has issued sanctions on trade with Iran. The goal of these sanctions is to support diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve the disagreements with Iran without havi...

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Depicting Iran Through Street Art

Iranian street artists Icy and Sot's provocative images can be found from Brooklyn, where they are based today, to a wall in Istanbul, Turkey or Tabriz, Iran, the city of their youth....

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Leaves Community Hurting but Hopeful

The sense of shock is settling in in West, Texas after last week's fertilizer plant explosion. Lauren Silverman, reporter for KERA in Dallas, Texas, provides an update on how the resi...

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America's Relationship with Marijuana

America has a love-hate relationship with marijuana. Millions of people use the drug but it remains mostly illegal. Alfred Ryan Nerz, a journalist and self-professed marijuana enthusi...

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Building a Better Limb

This week, the people of Boston were faced with great tragedy. But if tragedy had to happen anywhere, the city proved that, perhaps, there was no place more prepared to handle it. Amo...

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