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Posted Thursday, July 20, 2017 by WLRH News

Director Christopher Nolen’s new film Dunkirk, based on the true heroic story from World War II, opens July 20th and is already receiving spectacular reviews. The U. S. Space and Rocket Center is showing it in its IMAX dome theater, providing a truly immersive experience. CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart tells Ginny Kennedy more about the movie and what other new things are happening at the Rocket Center.

  • An Afghan policeman holds a rocket-propelled grenade during an ongoing battle with Taliban militants in the Gereshk district of Helmand province Saturday. A U.S. airstrike killed 16 policemen in the area on Friday, local officials said.

    Posted Saturday, July 22, 2017 by NPR News

    The strike hit Afghans who were in a compound that local media describe as a security outpost in a village that had come under attack.

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The controversy surrounding a highly-anticipated robotics competition for teens from around the globe overshadowed an otherwise upbeat event focused on kids, robots and changing the world.

Tessa Anklin says Covered California health plans are too expensive for her family.

GOP efforts to repeal the ACA are still in flux, and there's more talk now of trying to work out bipartisan fixes for Obamacare. But most suggested remedies won't fix the problems in remote regions.

Mary Jo and Mike Picklo stand in their front yard in Somerset County, Pa. Behind them is the Acosta Deep Mine.

When Mary Jo and Mike Picklo bought their house in 2003, they expected to retire in it — until a coal mine opened across the street. They don't want it there, but they are nearly alone in their view.

Jenipher Sanni at the Girl Up Summit in Washington, D.C.

After Jenipher Sanni was married at 14, she dropped out of school for a year. Today, she's a a global girl advocate for the U.N. Foundation.

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