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Strike Aims to Close Businesses, Schools

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Thousands of protesters joined with the Occupy Oakland movement in a general strike aimed at shutting down schools, banks, corporations and the city’s busy port.…read more

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Scientists on the Cusp of Having Malaria Vaccine

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Each year, malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, kills nearly 800,000 people. Many of them the youngest children in Africa. But the quest for the world’s…read more

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Alabama’s Immigration Law: Impacts on the Rise

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Alabama’s new immigration law known as HB-56, which was recently upheld by a federal judge, is starting to have an economic and social impact in…read more

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Increased Use of U.S. Drones Sparks Protest

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Although many people criticize the U.S. government for using drones, or remotely piloted aircraft, as weapons to find and kill targets in other countries, their…read more

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School Lunches Address Hunger in India

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India has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but it also has the world’s largest population of undernourished children. The solution to that…read more

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