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Rescue team members and firefighters walk past a partially collapsed building after an earthquake struck off the Pacific coast, in Portoviejo, Ecuador, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTX2AIUZ

Thousands await relief in Ecuador following destructive earthquake

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has been blamed for at least 350 deaths after striking the northern coast of Ecuador Saturday. Continue reading

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How do party delegates and the Electoral College work?

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As the primary season starts to draw to a close, the likelihood that the Republican’s presidential candidate will be contested at July’s National Convention in Cleveland increases. Continue reading

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​​Water ATMs offer relief to India’s poorest

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Many people around the world take easy access to safe drinking water for granted, but in India, one of the world’s most populous nations, people are not so fortunate. Continue reading

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Meet some of the women candidates who preceded Hillary Clinton for president

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While Hillary Clinton remains the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, previous female candidates have also sought the nation’s highest office. Continue reading

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Presidential candidates vie for delegates

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In the race to win delegates and their parties’ nominations, presidential candidates are working ahead in states with upcoming primaries.
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