Tue July 23, 2013

Despite Many Threats, Afghan TV Satire Mocks The Powerful

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 7:10 pm

Zang-e-Khatar, or Danger Bell, makes fun of government officials and other powerful figures in Afghanistan. Cast members are shown performing a skit during a taping of the show.
Sultan Faizy NPR


Mon July 22, 2013

Watch CDOT Install The New I-70 Pecos Street Bridge In 60 Seconds

Out with the old and in with the new. The new Pecos Street bridge over I-70 is in place
CDOT via Twitter

A new bridge over I-70 at Pecos Street in Denver was successfully rolled into place this weekend. While the project took a weekend to complete, you can watch it in 60 seconds – with none of the traffic delays.

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Mon July 22, 2013
Shots - Health News

Note To Teen Boy With Blowgun: It's Exhale, Not Inhale

Originally published on Mon July 22, 2013 2:57 pm

The X-ray reveals a blowdart lodged in a teenager's windpipe.
Reproduced with permission from Pediatrics @AAP


Sun July 21, 2013


Sat July 20, 2013

Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Leaves An Outspoken Legacy

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 1:09 pm

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas broke barriers and became a White House fixture, but her famous bluntness caused her downfall in the end.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images