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Disease Control
Disease Control
WHO Warns of Rapid Spread of Plague in Madagascar

Move over Ebola. A plague outbreak in Madagascar has gone pneumonic, meaning that it’s capable of being spread by coughing.

Disease Control
Bush, Obama Help Cut Child Malaria Deaths in Half

US leadership and innovation over the past 12 years has helped reduce the death rate from malaria among children under five by 51 percent. The mass production of life-saving technologies at affordable prices is beating back one of humanity’s oldest and costliest diseases.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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