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The organization is going door to door in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. The goal: Reach 25,000 households in six weeks with information about Zika prevention and family planning services.
Aug. 26, 2016
A remote mountain village once was home to hundreds. Now it has just 30 residents. Tskukimi Ayano, 67, is one of the younger ones. She has repopulated the village by making scarecrow-like figures.
Aug. 26, 2016
The miners, who want to be able to work with private corporations, have blockaded a highway in the country. Rodolfo Illanes was negotiating with them, but an official says he was beaten to death.
Aug. 25, 2016
The negotiations follow VW's installation of software in its diesel vehicles that cheated on pollution tests. The dealers' sales plummeted on the news. VW will give them cash payments under the deal.
Aug. 25, 2016
A virus is generally like a little ball with a few genes. Now scientists have found one that's broken up into five little balls — as if it were dismembered.
Aug. 25, 2016
"This day is one of the best days of my life," Dion Leonard said after being reunited with his beloved dog, Gobi, ending a frantic search for the pup he met during an ultramarathon.
Aug. 25, 2016
Results are in from a preliminary investigation into the fish killing disease that's caused the unprecedented closure of a long stretch of the Yellowstone River in Montana.
Aug. 25, 2016
It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free app.
Aug. 25, 2016
In flood-ravaged Louisiana, a cleanup contractor who specializes in disaster recovery operations helps Baton Rouge clean up debris. Cleanup crews say the destruction is much worse than reported.
Aug. 25, 2016
"From the start, Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia," Clinton is expected to say Thursday in Reno, Nev.
Aug. 25, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission signed off on Tesla's plan to buy the solar panel installer. CEO Elon Musk is SolarCity's chairman and its largest shareholder.
Aug. 25, 2016
EpiPen, the new poster child for prescription drug price gouging, may find that offering discount coupons isn't enough to mollify its critics in Congress and online.
Aug. 25, 2016
In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the Italian town devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
Aug. 25, 2016
No disease had ever been wiped out before. But that didn't stop Dr. Donald A. Henderson.
Aug. 25, 2016
Seth Freed Wessler reported on substandard medical care in privately-run prisons in the federal corrections system for The Nation, which may have led the Justice Department to phase out their use.
Aug. 25, 2016
They're helping needy families in Cameroon as part of a Red Cross giveaway. And in Indiana, a kid got a soul serenade from Grammy winner Anthony Hamilton.
Aug. 25, 2016
Hardier than corn, this ancient grain has a subtle, nutty flavor and is full of nutrients. But for most Americans, amaranth is still obscure. Researchers in Tennessee hope to change that.
Aug. 25, 2016
Two Florida hospitals treating survivors of the mass shooting will be looking for other sources of payment — or waiving fees altogether — instead of making victims pay for their treatment.
Aug. 25, 2016
Fentanyl is showing up in heroin and counterfeit pain pills, and users may not even know they're taking the extremely potent drug.
Aug. 25, 2016
The famously red-headed Rykiel embodied the intellectual chic and feminism of Paris in the late 1960s. With vibrant stripes or simple black, her clothes hugged a woman's body.
Aug. 25, 2016

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