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By William Brangham, Jason Kane
The scarecrows, of all shapes and sizes and made by adults and children alike, stand like cheerful guards, showing their appreciation to members of the National Health Service.
By Sebastian Rich
Newly released data show that the United Kingdom has Europe’s highest COVID-19 death toll: at least 32,000, second globally only to the United States. But people of color there are being both infected and killed at higher rates than are…
By Malcolm Brabant
The past few days have been filled with reports about the ransomware impact on the UK National Health Service. Was the NHS specifically targeted? No. Was it uniquely vulnerable? Yes.
By John Halamka
In our news wrap Friday, a massive cyberattack that infected computers with ransomware crippled major institutions and companies in scores of countries. Also, the Justice Department has issued a directive to federal prosecutors to seek tougher sentences for the vast…
By PBS NewsHour
In the past few months, American politicians and press have portrayed Britain's National Health Service in two very different lights: as an example of effective universal health care and, on the other hand, as a morass of long lines and…
In the United Kingdom, a debate has erupted over how the government-operated health care system is being portrayed recently in the United States.
The investigation into failed terrorist bombings in Britain has widened into the U.S. and Australia, with hospital raids in Perth and Kalgoorlie. A Washington Post reporter covering the story provides an update.
Britain ushered in Gordon Brown as prime minister Wednesday to replace Tony Blair, who served a decade in office. A British journalist and a foreign policy analyst provide some insight on the new prime minister's vision for Britain.
Medical research suggests a person's positioning on the social hierarchy ladder is intimately related to his or her risk of health and disease. Paul Solman reports on income inequality and the connection between what we earn and how long we…
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