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  • Who has not heard of the famous Dead Sea? It boasts the world's saltiest water, a unique geographical form, and historically significant sites such as Masada, where Jesus is said to have been baptized. Tourists bathe in its water for its medicinal qualities.

    But, the Dead Sea is dying. The Jordan River, the sole supplier of fresh water to the sea, has been diverted towards agriculture...

  • Starring Nick Frost of "Shaun of the Dead" and created by Emmy-winning writer-director Robert B. Weide of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Mr. Sloane" is a bittersweet comedy drama about a buttoned-down man in crisis.

    It's December 1969 and Jeremy Sloane is at the end of his rope -- literally. He's been sacked from his accounting job and his wife Janet has left him to "find herself."...

  • Athens, Greece, 1983 -- media outlets around the world reported on the assassination of a top PLO lieutenant and his four-year-old son Bashir. But what would happen if the boy came back to life today? This is My Picture When I Was Dead looks at this crucial moment in history and shows how death isn't necessarily the end of one's journey.
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  • What doesn't kill you can make you stronger. Science has unlocked the human body, enabling us to survive diseases and infections. We've gone from finding antidotes to using the poisons themselves as a cure; the most poisonous toxin known to man - Botulinum - is now used as an Anti-wrinkle drug called Botox. Scorpion venom is even being tested for the treatment of life threatening diseases....
  • On today's show:

    Iraq: ISIS Militants Bulldoze Ancient City of Nimrud
    U.N.: Nearly Half a Million Displaced in Darfur in 2014
    Liberia Releases Last Ebola Patient from Treatment
    Michael Brown Family to Sue Ferguson, Darren Wilson
    Texas: Muslim Immigrant Shot Dead in Possible Hate Crime

    "Democracy Now!" is an independent,...

  • ... are lined to hold the concentrated heavy metals and other toxins coal ash contains. Sometimes they are unlined, allowing toxins to migrate into ground water supplies. How dangerous is coal ash? ...
  • On today's show:

    At least 3,700 people have been confirmed dead after Saturday’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. More than 6,500 people have been injured, and the death toll has continued to rise sharply, with the full extent of the damage still largely unknown. Dozens of people are also reported dead in neighboring China and India. The earthquake was...