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Aleppo Airstrikes Hit Home For A Local Doctor

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Yale Defies Student Calls For 'Calhoun' Name Change

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Campaign gear for sale before a campaign rally for Bernie Sanders in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in February.

Sanders Campaign Has Spent 50 Percent More Than Clinton in 2016

With Bernie Sanders lopping hundreds of staffers from his campaign this week, it's easy to forget he has outraised and outspent Hillary Clinton every month this year. And not by just a little.

U.S. Service Members Disciplined In Mistaken Bombing Of Afghan Hospital

Sixteen U.S. service members have been disciplined after the Pentagon reviewed the U.S. airstrikes that killed 42 people at a civilian hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last fall.

NPR's Tom Bowman reports that none of the military personnel face criminal charges.

The al-Quds Hospital in Aleppo is one of seven health facilities that have been bombed in Syria in 2016.

Syria Hospital Bombing: Are The Rules Of War Blowing Up?

The al-Quds hospital in Aleppo, Syria, is the latest health care facility to get blown apart.

The 34-bed hospital was tucked into the lower floors of a five-story building in the Sukkari neighborhood of Aleppo. Sandbags blocked the windows and fortified the entrance. Concrete apartment buildings pressed on either side of it. Late Wednesday night, witnesses say, a low-flying fighter jet unleashed a missile that smashed directly into the hospital.

The robotic skull of a T-600 cyborg used in the movie <em>Terminator 3</em>.

Weighing The Good And The Bad Of Autonomous Killer Robots In Battle

In his lab at George Mason University in Virginia, Sean Luke has all kinds of robots: big ones with wheels; medium ones that look like humans. And then he has a couple of dozen that look like small, metal boxes.

He and his team at the Autonomous Robotics Lab are training those little ones to work together without the help of a human.

In the future, Luke and his team hope those little robots can work like ants — in teams of hundreds, for example, to build houses, or help search for survivors after a disaster.

The 2016 NFL draft kicks off in Chicago on Thursday.

3 Things To Know About The NFL Draft That Don't Have Much To Do With Football

The 2016 NFL draft starts tonight so here's our comprehensive first-round mock draft.

Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya (left) presents an employee with shares of the company on Tuesday at the Chobani plant in New Berlin, in upstate New York.

Why Chobani Gave Employees A Financial Stake In Company's Future

It's been a good week for employees of Chobani. They learned that they could eventually own about 10 percent of the rapidly expanding Greek yogurt company. That could potentially make millionaires of some workers, if the privately held company is sold or goes public.

It's a grand gesture, and reflects a rising trend in employee ownership.

Mowgli likes the jungle life.

'Jungle Book' Love: Why I Identify With The 'Flower In Underpants'

Watching Disney's remake of The Jungle Book, based on Rudyard Kipling's stories, took me straight back to my childhood in India, and to Sunday mornings spent watching an animated series of The Jungle Book in Hindi, on India's national television channel. (It was originally a Japanese series, dubbed in Hindi for an Indian audience.)

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