10:46am

Fri July 25, 2014
Health

This week: sudden cardiac arrest, deep vein thrombosis and chronic hepatitis

A new style of implantable defibrillator is providing options to patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. The device is sewn below a patient’s skin, leaving the heart and its vessels untouched. Electrodes continually analyze the heart’s rhythm and the device uses a pulse generator to deliver a shock if necessary.

Dr. Traian Anghel explains how this device improves upon previous defibrillators which had to be implanted in the heart.

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10:00am

Fri July 25, 2014
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday

#1125, Romance, Bright Star “Patience’s Romance” 4/16/53 Syndicated, Gulf Screen Guild Theater “Winter in Paris” 3/3/40 CBS

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

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9:36am

Fri July 25, 2014
The Two-Way

Video Shows Islamic State Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb Of Jonah

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 1:43 pm

People walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of the Prophet Yunus, or Jonah, in Mosul. The revered Muslim shrine was destroyed on Thursday by militants who overran the city in June and imposed their harsh interpretation of Islamic law.
Uncredited AP

Sunni extremists from the so-called Islamic State blew up the tomb of the Prophet Jonah in Mosul on Thursday. The site is holy to both Christians and Muslims.

NPR's Leila Fadel reports that video of the explosion quickly spread online, and residents of the city and across Iraq were angered by the destruction.

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9:01am

Fri July 25, 2014
The Two-Way

Australia Sending 190 Police To Secure MH17 Wreckage

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 12:53 pm

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a news conference in Sydney last week. Abbott has announced the deployment of 190 police to help secure the MH17 wreckage site, where 37 Australians were killed.
Rob Griffith AP

Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET.

The Netherlands and Australia — countries that lost large numbers of citizens in last week's downing of Flight MH17 — are planning to send police to eastern Ukraine to help secure the debris field there.

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8:16am

Fri July 25, 2014
The Two-Way

Kerry: Gaza Truce Still In Play

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 5:33 pm

A Palestinian man cries after bringing a child, wounded in a strike on a compound housing a U.N. school, to the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in the Gaza Strip on Thursday.
Lefteris Pitarakis AP

Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called reports that Israel's government had rejected a U.S. truce in Gaza "a mischievous leak" and said he's confident a deal can be reached.

Referring to earlier reports by Israeli TV that a seven-day cease-fire had been unanimously rejected, Kerry, speaking at a news conference in Cairo, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had assured him that the report is "an error and inaccurate.

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8:14am

Fri July 25, 2014
U.S.

Cape Cod Residents Object As Mass. Governor Offers To House Migrant Kids

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7:39am

Fri July 25, 2014
Immigration

Vocal support, opposition to housing immigrant children

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner at a community meeting about housing Central American immigrant children entering the United States.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

While Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner wants the city to be a temporary shelter for Central American children fleeing to the country, there is a vocal opposition against it.

There are strong opinions on both sides over whether Syracuse should become a temporary shelter site for the children.

The mayor was interrupted often Thursday evening by a boisterous crowd at a North Side meeting with shouts of "legal!" and applause for comments both for and against.

It took back-to-back sessions to accommodate an overflow crowd of a few hundred.

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7:13am

Fri July 25, 2014
Sports

At Jaguars' New Stadium, Come For The Football Or The Swimming

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 5:01 pm

Hi, Mom! EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, recently installed a massive video display.
Courtesy of the Jacksonville Jaguars

In Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, the Jaguars football team will unveil what it's calling the world's largest video display at a stadium. The team also has added luxury cabanas, where fans can watch the game poolside — improvements that are designed to get the beleaguered team's fans off their couches and into the stadium.

When team officials announced they were adding swimming pools to the stadium, some dismissed it as a gimmick. The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't been to the playoffs since 2007, and the team has been the butt of many a football joke.

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7:09am

Fri July 25, 2014
U.S.

Honduran Foreign Minister: U.S. Should Address Root Causes Of Migration

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 8:14 am

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7:09am

Fri July 25, 2014
Middle East

Kerry Awaits Response From Israel, Hamas On Proposed Cease-Fire

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