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Making Time: Helping child workers save their earnings

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HIV Undetectable in Two Patients After Bone Marrow Transplant

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Sars-like illness kills man in London

A man infected with a Sars-like respiratory illness has died in London, officials say.<p>The Qatari man, who was being treated in an intensive care unit …

Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime

Late one night in November 2007, a student at the University of Chicago named Amadou Cisse was accosted by a young man named Demetrius Warren.<p>Warren demanded Cisse's backpack and water bottle — at the point of a .22-caliber gun. When the bag and bottle were not forthcoming — or not forthcoming …

Does Disney's Tonto Reinforce Stereotypes Or Overcome Them?

The Lone Ranger has long been a fictional hero, taming the Wild West with his trusty Indian guide, Tonto. The faithful companion helps the white man fight bad guys, and does so speaking in pidgin English.<p>Tonto made his first appearance on the radio in the 1930s, voiced by a non-Native American …

New food security alliance is timely for Malawi's path out of poverty

At the nutrition for growth summit, held in London this month, Malawi became a member of the G8's new alliance for food security and nutrition. This …

HIV and hepatitis warning over illegal tattooists

<b>Illegal unlicensed tattoo parlours are putting customers at risk from HIV and hepatitis, council bosses in England and Wales have warned.</b><p>The Local Government Association (LGA) said such operators were more likely to use substandard equipment and conduct inadequate sterilisation techniques.<p>They were …

Guardian Shorts

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Syria crisis: internet cut - Wednesday 8 April

3.50pm BST<p>Summary<p>Here's a summary of today's main events:<p>Syria<p>• <b>Syrian opposition leaders have reacted sceptically to a joint call by the US and</b> …

US tightens student visa rules after Boston bombing

<b>The US is tightening its screening of international students, its first security change in response to the Boston Marathon bombings last month.</b><p>The move comes after a student from Kazakhstan - who did not have a valid visa - was accused by police of hiding evidence for one of the bomb suspects.<p>The …

Obama foresees no US troops in Syria

<b>US President Barack Obama says he does not foresee a scenario that would require sending US troops to Syria.</b><p>He reaffirmed that clear evidence that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons would be a "game changer", but that any response would not be rushed.<p>Earlier Defence Secretary Chuck …

Rain will get more extreme thanks to global warming, says NASA study

The forecast for the future of rainfall on Earth is in: over the next hundred years, areas that receive lots of precipitation right now are only going to get wetter, and dry areas will go for longer periods without seeing a drop, according to a new NASA-led study on global warming. "We looked at …

This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun

Eight months ago, Cody Wilson set out to create the world’s first entirely 3D-printable handgun.<p>Now he has.<p>Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year-old University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed, plans to release the 3D-printable CAD files for a gun he calls …

North Korea to dominate South Korean-U.S. summit

Analysts say the meeting will reinforce the countries' commitment to their alliance, but also offer opportunities to discuss conditional dialogue with North Korea.<p>North Korea's war-hungry rhetoric will dominate discussions at a South Korean-U.S. summit in Washington this week amid a trip meant to …

Study: Many suicidal kids have access to guns at home

Nearly 20% of children and young people at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research shows. And among these youth, 15% know how to get their hands on both the gun and bullets.<p>Nearly 20% of children and young people at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new …

Syria accuses Israel of declaring war after further air strikes

The Syrian government said that Israeli air strikes against military targets around Damascus amounted to a "declaration of war" and threatened …

'Saudis arrested' over Tanzania church bombing

Four Saudi Arabian nationals have been arrested in connection with a bomb attack on a Tanzanian church that the country's president has called "an act of terror".<p>The Vatican's ambassador to Tanzania was at the Roman Catholic church in Arusha, which had just been built and was holding its first …

Africa

Evidence Points to Syrian Rebel Use of Sarin Gas

Has the Obama administration's "red line" been crossed?<p>A top UN investigator says evidence gathered so far suggests that Syrian rebels have used chemical weapons.<p>Speaking to Italian-language Swiss TV on May 5, Carla Del Ponte, a member of the UN's independent commission of inquiry on Syria, said …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

Nanotech

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …

A 17th-Century Russian Community Living in 21st-Century Alaska

This clan has traveled from Russia through China, Brazil, and Oregon to make a home in the remote north, struggling to avoid modernization.<p>Father Nikolai says that candles represent a little sacrifice. They cost the members of the congregation a dollar, which goes to the upkeep of the church.<p>On a …

Do Opposites Attract? See These 11 Surprising Decor Matches

Designer tricks to prove opposites attract.<p>Forget the matchy-matchy look. Decorating a room with different furniture styles, colors, and patterns is fashionable and fresh — but it can also be hard to pull off. Here are easy expert tricks for mixing antique, modern, and traditional design so that …

New advances with E. coli bacteria could eventually improve biofuel production

Currently, producing fuel directly from biological products can lead to some tough choices. The resulting biofuel usually either needs to be mixed with regular petroleum or the vehicles themselves need to be modified to work with it. New research published recently details the work of scientists to …

College Behind Bars: How Educating Prisoners Pays Off

Ithaca, NY, where Cornell’s main campus is located, is less than an hour’s drive from four maximum-security state prisons for men. Proximity has led to a partnership among institutions of higher education, New YorkState and a philanthropic foundation that offers some of these men the chance to earn …

American tourist faces death penalty in North Korea

North Korea has announced that an American tourist is to be tried on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that carries a possible …