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The World Health Organization confirmed new human cases and deaths of the H5N1 strain of the bird flu in China and Indonesia following the discovery of the deadly virus among birds in Greece, Italy and Bulgaria over the weekend.

The American Cancer Society reported Thursday that death rates for the most common cancers have been falling steadily for 10 to 20 years. Jim Lehrer discusses the details of the report and what is causing the decline in cancer deaths…