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This Handheld Breast Scan Is Revolutionizing How Indians Detect Cancer

For 18-year-old Farheen Jahan, life took an ugly turn when she discovered a stiff growth in her breast. However, initial blood reports failed to detect anything serious. Later, in a health camp clinic set up in her locality in rural India she got herself scanned again with something called …

Cancer

How states, emboldened by Trump, are challenging abortion rights

DONALD TRUMP was once a staunch supporter of abortion rights, declaring in 1999 that he was “pro-choice in every respect”. But Mr Trump campaigned …

Self-healing nano-spacecraft could reach Alpha Centauri in 20 years

With our current technology, it would take a conventional spacecraft over 18,000 years to reach the nearest star, Alpha Centauri, but calculations …

Engineering

School Choice Is The Only Way To Save U.S. Education

The United States is in the midst of an education crisis; this is not news. The underperformance of American students, particularly in science and math, is well-known, as is the education bureaucracy’s dereliction of duty in the country’s poor and urban communities. Almost all Americans seem to …

Homeless: Want To Help? Prepare To Pay Fine Of $12,000

A local Maryland church has been fined $12,000 for providing shelter to homeless individuals living in the community. Over the last several years …

Donald Trump: Strong Leader Or Dangerous Authoritarian?

Even before he is sworn in, Donald Trump is putting his own stamp on the role of chief executive.<p>That has some people rejoicing — and others worried about where he's going to take the country. Here is why some of Trump's critics say the president-elect could be a threat to democratic institutions …

Donald Trump

Refugees combat cold, frustration in Greece

With the onset of winter authorities have yet to fully equip the refugee camps in northern Greece to help withstand the increasingly miserable …

Water

Colombian Authorities Charge Man With Kidnapping and Murder of 7-Year-Old Girl

Heinous crime against indigenous girl allegedly committed by man from prominent family has stoked outrage<p>BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Colombia’s attorney general on Tuesday charged a man from a prominent family here with the kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl from a poor neighborhood, in a crime that …

Bana Alabed, seven-year-old tweeting from Aleppo, goes quiet

<b>A seven-year-old girl whose tweets from besieged eastern Aleppo drew worldwide attention has disappeared from the social network amid an army offensive.</b><p>Tweeting in English with the help of her mother, a teacher, Bana Alabed painted a picture of life in the city.<p>But the account was deleted on …