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How Does Race Affect the Gender Wage Gap?

Race and ethnicity have always created a dividing line in the United States, and it's no different with the gender pay gap. The pay gap affects all women, but it doesn't affect all women equally. The latest edition of our research report, "The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap," presents the …

Monarch Butterflies: Industrial Agricultural Warfare Is Killing Them, Us

The nonprofit organization Make Way for Monarchs is calling for April 14, 2014, the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's death, to be a day of action and contemplation for monarch butterflies and other imperiled pollinators. As genetically modified (GM), herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops such as corn, …

Denzel Washington triumphs in Broadway revival

<b>Denzel Washington has made an acclaimed return to Broadway in a revival of the 1959 racial drama A Raisin in the Sun.</b><p>Variety called his performance "a personal triumph", while USA Today branded his portrayal "riveting".<p>Washington stars as Walter Lee Younger, an embittered chauffeur who dreams of …

Vatican launches investigation into Cardinal Keith O'Brien

<b>The Vatican is to investigate claims of sexual misconduct which led to the resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien, it has emerged.</b><p>Cardinal O'Brien resigned as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh in February 2013 following allegations of improper conduct in the 1980s.<p>He admitted at the time that …

River Clyde foam investigated by environment agency

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1066000/1066499_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534715734_edc3758779aab6dda4ba43617e828ecc<p><b>Experts are trying to establish why a large expanse of foam has appeared on the River Clyde in Glasgow.</b><p>The Scottish Environment Protection …

CAR crisis: UN says Chad troops fired into market

Chadian soldiers in the Central African Republic killed at least 30 civilians in an unprovoked attack on a market in Bangui last weekend, a UN inquiry says.<p>Another 300 people in the capital were injured in the shooting, it said.<p>The troops, who were reportedly on a mission to evacuate some of the …

Deadly flash floods hit Solomon Islands' capital Honiara

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1066000/1066542_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1535127220_1fdb0c3ace1164c8072725d141b79179<p><b>Flash floods have killed at least 16 people and left some 10,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands' capital, Honiara</b><p>Save the Children says 40 people are …

Kerry calls for 'reality check' in Mid-East peace talks

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has said it is time for a "reality check" in the Israel-Palestinian peace process amid a deep crisis in the talks.</b><p>Speaking in Morocco, Mr Kerry said there were "limits" to the time Washington would expend on trying to get the sides to reach an agreement.<p>He spoke …

Scarlet fever cases rise to weekly high in England

<b>There have been 883 new cases of scarlet fever across England in the past week - the highest weekly total for more than 30 years, says Public Health England.</b><p>Scarlet fever cases have been rising for around six months with a current total of 5,012 since September 2013.<p>Most cases of scarlet fever are …

Hospital watchdog finds 'huge variation' in care

The CQC is working on putting improvement plans in place, Mr Prior said<p><b>The chairman of England's health watchdog has told the BBC there are hospitals "where you would not want to go as a patient".</b><p>David Prior said the Care Quality Commission's main finding from new inspections had been the "huge …

Chile Earthquake: Deadly Magnitude-8.2 Temblor Rocks Coast

World<p>A massive earthquake struck off the coast of Chile late Tuesday killing at least six people, triggering a six-foot tsunami and sending 900,000 fleeing to "safe zones."<p>The magnitude-8.2temblor struck roughly 62 miles northwest of the port city of Iquique and was shallow at 12.5 miles below the …

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The former White House aide claims John Kelly shut down her attempts to get aid for Puerto Rico and had accused the island's government of trying to …