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Kenyan Men With Breast Cancer Fight Disease, Stigma

By Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — For a long time, Kenyan men fighting breast cancer have hidden their condition, embarrassed they are fighting a disease associated with...

Medicare Spent $4.5 Billion on New Hepatitis C Drugs Last Year

Medicare’s spending on drugs to treat hepatitis C soared more than 15 fold from 2013 to 2014 as new breakthroughs came to the market,...

What Can Be Done Right Now to Fix the Legal System...

America’s out-of-date, unfair laws for collecting debts could be dramatically improved by these simple steps. By Paul Kiel Laws governing debt collection lawsuits and garnishments are...

Child Marriage an Issue on International Day of the Girl Child

By Nina de Vries FREETOWN— Sunday, October 11, was the International Day of the Girl Child, which recognizes girls' rights and the challenges they face such as...

Cameroon Welcomes US Decision To Send Troops

By Zlatica Hoke Cameroon and its neighbors welcome the U.S. decision this week to send troops to the country to help track Boko Haram militants...

Ancient Battles Loom Over Kurdish Future

  By Smita Nordwall Since Islamic State militants swept through Iraq and Syria last year, one group has found itself on the front lines of the...

Refugees May Hold Potential to Boost European Economies

By Jamie Dettmer GAZIANTEP, TURKEY — Syrian war refugees – many of them young, skilled and aspirational – represent an opportunity Europe should embrace rather than...

Is the Canadian general election approaching a tipping point?

By Anthony Zurcher For much of this 78-day campaign season, the three parties - the incumbent Conservatives and the left-centre Liberals and New Democratic Party...

Liberal leader Trudeau: US-Canada relations ‘crucial’

  Canadian Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has promised that improving relations with the Obama administration will be a top priority if elected prime minster. He said...

CA Governor Signs Landmark Assisted Reproduction Law

Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2016 San Francisco, CA — California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that updates the state’s assisted reproduction laws...