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Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend.   Disney and Pixar's "Inside Out"...
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Thirteen-year-old Hayden...
Egypt has deployed heavy security forces across Cairo amid preparations for the burial of the country's prosecutor general, killed in a car bombing the day before - the first assassination of a top Egyptian official in nearly 25 years. The body...
 Emad Firi is angry. During last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a shell slammed through the roof of his house and shredded his right leg. Unable to work, Firi's son now drives his taxi but the family struggles to survive. The 50-year-old...
The soldiers in Kashmir are squatting on mats and arching their backs. In the parks of Mumbai, retirees reach toward the sky, or cover their eyes in a form of meditation. In New Delhi, one of the city's main parks erupts every morning with the...
When actor Michael Douglas learned that he had been chosen to receive the "Jewish Nobel Prize," he pointed out a small problem: Under strict religious law, the Oscar-winning actor isn't Jewish. Douglas, who only recently has embraced...
South Korea said on Thursday that 23 people have died and more than 6,700 are isolated at homes and medical facilities as officials continue their efforts to put the MERS outbreak under control.   More than 160 have been diagnosed with Middle...
Azerbaijan's lavish European Games opening ceremony featuring Lady Gaga cost over US$95 million, the country's sports minister said Saturday.   Organizers also said Lady Gaga spent several days hiding in a hotel in the capital Baku to...
 It turns out the man behind Mickey Mouse liked quirky cats. Besides his love of wholesome entertainment, Walt Disney also had an appreciation for the eccentric that led to a short-lived partnership and decades-long friendship with surrealistic...
It's now a given that most every natural disaster, even in a location as remote as Nepal, will be captured by gripping amateur video. The challenge for the Smithsonian Channel was taking this material and making it mean something more.  ...