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6:49am

Tue July 29, 2014
The Two-Way

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged'

Palestinian relatives mourn in the morgue of Shifa hospital following an explosion killing 10 people Monday, nine of them children, in an explosion at park at Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip.
Adel Hana AP

Despite calls from the United Nations for a cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned his country to prepare for a "prolonged" war.

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6:47am

Tue July 29, 2014
Shots - Health News

Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack

Some marathons are warning runners when conditions increase the risk of heat stroke.
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When a runner's heart stops during a marathon, it gets a lot of press – even though it's actually a pretty rare event. A more common killer among runners, and a condition that needs more prevention efforts, is heat stroke, according to a study by Israeli researchers.

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6:45am

Tue July 29, 2014
The Two-Way

China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation

The central committee of China's communist party placed a former top-ranking official under investigation on Tuesday.

China's state-run news agency Xinhua reports Zhou Yongkang is accused of "serious disciplinary violation."

Reporting from Beijing, NPR's Anthony Kuhn tells our Newscast unit that while there is no specificity to those charges from the party, this usually implies that criminal corruption charges will follow.

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6:35am

Tue July 29, 2014

6:35am

Tue July 29, 2014
U.S.

Crews Are Containing Western Wildfires, But More Bad Weather's Ahead

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