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South Korea's economy takes hit as MERS outbreak persists

pbs.org — The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak currently plaguing South Korea is believed to be the largest outbreak of the virus that has ever occurred outside of Saudi Arabia, where MERS is thought to have originated. The virus has thus far been contained to South Korean hospitals, but 15 people have died and at least 145 are reportedly infected, according to the BBC.

AirAsia plane missing over Java Sea, 161 on board

pbs.org — An AirAsia flight with 162 aboard lost contact with ground controllers over the Java Sea between Surabaya, Indonesia, and the plane's intended destination, Singapore, the airline said Sunday. Flight QZ8501 lost communication at 7:24 am local time (7:24 p.m. ET). Below are flight details from a flight tracking service.

Recalling Luke Somers as a 'passionate' and 'dedicated' colleague

pbs.org — American photojournalist Luke Somers, who was killed by his Al Qaeda captors during a failed U.S.-led rescue attempt, was remembered on Saturday by colleagues who knew him in Yemen, including NewsHour Desk Assistant Tik Root. "It really hit home with a lot of us," said Root, describing Somers's capture in September of 2013.

ISIS uses half a Quran verse to justify beheadings, see what's in the other half

pbs.org — There has long been debate about the nature of Islam and its use as justification in violent and inhumane brutality - including the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers - from the Middle East to Africa and beyond.

A decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is almost here

pri.org — How much is Ken Winston opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline? "Let me count the ways," he says. Winston is the policy advocate for the Nebraska Sierra Club. He argues that the controversial pipeline extension, which was proposed in 2008, would help enable one of the most "environmentally destructive activities on the planet:" extracting tar from sand.

Hear from the scientists who saw the algal blooms coming

pbs.org — For a second day, residents of Toledo Ohio are not able to drink water flowing from their taps. The water is unsafe because of an algal bloom in Lake Erie, which is affecting the city and surrounding areas' water supply.

Aquanaut Fabien Cousteau's 31-day mission underwater

pbs.org — We've done several Google+ Hangouts at the NewsHour, but until now, none were filmed underwater. On Saturday, we dialed up Fabien Cousteau, whose Mission 31 team is spending more than a month 63 feet beneath the waves at Florida International University's Aquarius Lab.

In a land of plenty, a reporter’s snapshots of malnutrition

pbs.org — When we asked Maria Pilar whether she would save some of the peas she was tirelessly weeding, she looked at us like we were nuts. Her answer was, "I've heard people eat these things. But no, not me." And that was part of the very problem we were in Guatemala to unpack.

World’s largest ocean may lie below the ocean floor

pbs.org — A study in Science reveals that a massive reservoir of water - in its molecular form - may lie hundreds of miles below the earth's surface and may hold more water than the earth's oceans. I spoke with the study's coauthor and geophysicist at Northwestern University, Dr. Steven Jacobsen, in a conversation that looked at what researchers found and how they did it.

When 'Happy Memorial Day' is painful for some families

pbs.org — Memorial Day can be an emotional day for those who have lost a loved one serving in the military. In turn, common remarks like "Happy Memorial Day" can be painful for some families to hear. That's according to Ami Neiberger-Miller (@AmazingPRMaven) of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS, who joined me for a Google + Hangout on Sunday.
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Jul 05, 2015

@sree @roopaonline perhaps d&k will come back with their families in 40 yrs. (more of Venice maybe underwater then)

Jul 05, 2015

See how UK drivers taunted a woman poised to jump off a bridge - due to the resulting traffic jam- bit.ly/1RdrMGg

Jul 04, 2015

RT @Indira_L: Enjoyed joining @hari from #IranTalksVienna for a double-desi chat on progress & hitches over #nuclear deal http://t.co/ODbi0…

Jul 04, 2015

How To Watch The Tour De France di.gg/1KB7Nxo yup- am one of those cycling watching nerds looking for company

Jul 02, 2015

FB to Share Ad Revenue With Video Creators - on.wsj.com/1CdFL8z Sound will default to ON. no more sneaking fb during mtngs

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