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India marks three years since last polio case

India has marked three years since its last polio case was reported, a major milestone in eradicating the disease.<p>The marker puts the country on course to being formally declared polio-free in March. The World Health Organisation (WHO) still needs to confirm there are no undetected cases before …

School violence lands more than 90,000 a year in the ER, study finds

Despite all the lip service given to battling bullying, many kids are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds, a new study shows. Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the emergency room, according to the study published in …

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Maria Shriver's Report, 'A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From the Brink,' Reveals The Financial Struggles Of American Women

One-third of American women are living at or near the brink of poverty.<p>That's one of the key findings from <i>The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink</i>, a new report coauthored by Maria Shriver and the Center for American Progress. The report features extensive research on women's …

Young adults a fourth of enrollees

Just under a quarter of Obamacare sign-ups so far have been in the critical 18-to-35-year-old age range, the Obama administration revealed Monday, the first time officials have given demographic data about health plan enrollees.<p>The administration had set a goal of around 38 percent to 40 percent of …

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British police 'preparing to make arrests' in Madeleine McCann case

British police are reportedly preparing the ground to make the first arrests in their investigations into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.<p>A spokesman for Madeleine's parents told the Daily Mirror that police were ready to arrest and interview "key suspects". Scotland Yard confirmed that it …

Central African Republic leader says chaos is over

<b>Relative calm has returned to the streets of the Central African Republic (CAR) capital Bangui after weeks of sectarian clashes, with banks, offices and markets re-opening.</b><p>The country's interim leader said the days of looting and revenge attacks were over.<p>The city has been riven by sectarian …

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Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal for Arizona's 20-Week Abortion Ban

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Supreme Court declined to review the appeals court decision that struck down Arizona's …

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CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

Syria’s Deadly ‘Barrel Bombs’: Assad Regime Uses Devastating, Makeshift Weapon

As the Syrian opposition tears itself apart in the country’s rebel-dominated north, the regime of President Bashar Assad is wasting no time pushing …

TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013

Have gun -- won't travel.<p>Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.<p>The tally represents the fifth year in a row that the …

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Luxembourg Is the Most Generous Country in the World (for Foreign Aid)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Sorry Sweden, Luxembourg is now the most generous country in the world.<p>That’s according to a recent …

Side Effect Of Legal Pot: Police Budgets Take A Hit

Some U.S. states are viewing the legalization of marijuana as a chance to gain new sources of tax revenue. Several states allow its use for medical reasons; Colorado has approved its recreational use, and Washington will follow suit this year.<p>But the decriminalization of pot also stands to remove a …

Egypt protesters face 'decisive' crackdown

Egypt's security chief has warned supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, that troops will use unprecedented force against anyone attempting to disrupt voting on a new referendum.<p>"I am telling them, they will be faced with force, decisiveness and strength never seen before," interior …

SCOTUS skeptical on recess picks

The Supreme Court seems poised to deal a serious blow to the president’s recess appointment power, judging from the surprisingly widespread hostility justices expressed Monday to arguments defending a batch of controversial appointments President Barack Obama made two years ago.<p>After more than 90 …

EU must open doors to avoid Syrian refugee catastrophe, says UN

The crisis posed by millions of refugees from Syria's civil war flooding into neighbouring countries is becoming a humanitarian and political catastrophe that can only be eased if Europe opens its doors, the UN and European commission have warned.<p>More than 2.1 million refugees have been registered …