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Making and Responding to Suggestions

Everyday Grammar: Making Suggestions<p>Imagine that you haven’t seen a good friend in a month. In a telephone call, your friend tells you she would like …

Changes Urged to Protect Children from Tech Addiction

Youth from Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County are excited to use Samsung technology in the renovated “Tween Tech Center” for the first time on …

Several Studies Show Oceans Face Serious Threats

This 2017 photo provided by NOAA shows bleached coral in Guam.<p>The world’s oceans are sick, and getting sicker every day.<p>Two new studies show the …

Facebook Uses Artificial Intelligence to Fight Suicide

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has praised artificial intelligence as a way to save lives. Facebooks recently announced pattern recognition software …

Artificial Intelligence Beats Humans in Major Reading Test

In this July 21, 2014 file photo, students at a summer reading academy at Buchanan elementary school work in the computer lab at the school in …

Indian Scientists Invent Nose Filter to Protect Against Air Pollution

FILE - On a November day in 2017, motorists in New Delhi drive surrounded by smog. A thick, gray haze enveloped India's capital as air pollution hit …

Most Large US Public Colleges Fail to Keep Records on Suicides

FILE-Sen. Gordon Smith, R-Ore., surrounded by photos of his son, Garrett, who committed suicide in 2003, pauses during remembrances of his son while …

US Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Honored

Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American leader of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. King is remembered for his non-violent protests against the …

Iran Bans Teaching of English in Primary Schools

FILE - Iranian and Afghan boys study in a classroom at the Be'sat school in Kerman, Iran, October 23, 2016. (REUTERS/Gabriela Baczynska)<p>Iranian …

What Is a 'Bomb Cyclone?'

A man pushes his way through a winter snowstorm in Atlantic City, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to …

Food Cravings: They're All in Your Brain.

If you crave cookies, chocolate, peanut butter and ice cream, this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich will satisfy all your …

Newly Discovered Solar System Matches Our Own

This picture made available by NASA shows a comparison of the planets in our solar system and those orbiting the star Kepler-90.<p>The American space …

Mystery Solved: Apple Admits it Slows Some Older iPhones

FILE - Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products, in San Francisco.<p>Many people have long believed Apple …

Gene Therapy for Rare Form of Blindness Approved in US

FILE - Dr. Albert Maguire checks the eyes of Misa Kaabali, 8, at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Oct. 4, 2017. Misa was 4 when he received his …

'Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth'

In the village of Vosava, Belarus, men prepare a horse and a sleigh to celebrate the New Year on January 13 according to the Julian calendar, …

Grammar and Christmas

everyday grammar<p>Many Americans experience surprise (or <b>disappointment</b>) when they wake up on Christmas Day.<p>They might be surprised or disappointed by a …

A Few Films For All Holiday Moviegoers

What makes a film right for the holidays? It has to appeal to the whole family and moviegoers of all ages.<p>This year, three high-budget films meet the …

Education Tips: Managing Large Language Classes

Secondary school students in a crowded classroom in Togo.<p>Many English language teachers around the world face a common problem: large class sizes. A …

Trump’s New National Security Strategy Singles Out China, Russia

President Donald Trump speaks on national security Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in Washington. Trump says his new national security strategy puts "America …

Are You in the 'Driver's Seat' or 'Asleep at the Wheel'?

Pakistan's first female truck driver, Shamim Akhtar, is definitely in the driver's seat!<p>Now, it’s time for Words and Their Stories.<p>On this program we …

Finding Solutions for World Water Shortage

Living things cannot survive without water.<p>Yet more than 700 million people worldwide have trouble getting clean, safe water. That number comes from …

France Named Most Food Sustainable Country

A customer shops in a supermarket in Nice, France, Jan. 16, 2017.<p>A recent report <b>ranks</b> France the top country in the world in methods of food</b> …

What People Looked Up on Google in 2017

FILE - A boy plays with a fidget spinner in Moscow, Russia, July 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)<p>This is What’s Trending Today…<p>Hurricane Irma, …

Bitcoin Futures Rise on Financial Exchange Trading

A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this illustration taken Dec. 8, 2017. (REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration)<p>The …

Doctors Use Virtual Reality to Prepare for Surgeries

Felicia Luna had a really bad headache. She said the painful pressure felt “like someone was <b>squeezing</b> my head really tight.”<p>The pain became so bad …

Expressions for the Road!

FILE - Heavy traffic heads north in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in Forrest Park, south of Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike …

Is Water Really on Mars?

This computer-generated images depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater, beginning to …

Thanksgiving and English Verbs

Everyday Grammar - Thanksgiving and stative verbs<p>Every year around the Thanksgiving holiday, a strange ceremony happens in Washington, DC. The …

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is cruel. It may also hasten peace.

It is time for "two-staters" to finally be honest about their politics.<p>Dec.06.2017 / 6:40 PM ET<p>Would it be the worst thing in the world for the American government to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital?<p>Trump said in a speech today that the U.S. will officially recognize the city as the capital …

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Verbs and Gerunds in Speech and Fiction Writing

everyday grammar<p>The American rock group Journey released the song “Don’t Stop Believin’” in 1981.<p>This song, still popular in <b>karaoke</b> music <b>bars</b>, can …