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Protecting Kids: stories of immunization from home and afield

<b>This much we know: around the globe, people want their children to have healthy, productive, and full lives. More than anything, they want to protect</b> …

‘Birth is a Dream:’ Revealing Photos of Childbirth in Rural African Villages

While social documentary photographer Paolo Patruno was living in Malawi for six months, a midwife introduced him to the maternal health problems in …

GYA @Qaisalamdar joined fellow youth for a special day of events & learning for students in an orphanage in #Kabul! http://t.co/dSBlRimFRp

Top Kony 'aide' surrenders to US forces

A man claiming to be one of the top commanders of the Lord's Resistance Army has surrendered to American forces in the Central African Republic, a US official has said.<p>State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters on Tuesday that a man saying he was senior LRA leader Dominic Ongwen had …

Africa

Charges Of Crimes Against Humanity Dropped Against Kenyan Leader

The first case of crimes against humanity leveled against a sitting head of state has ended with the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court dropping all charges against Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>There was a setback today for the International Criminal …

Diets: is there any science behind the latest fad regimes?

The 5:2 to the Paleo, the Bulletproof and the Virgin and more claim they will make you thin, healthy and happy. We look at the facts<p>5:2<p><b>The promise</b><p>Eat normally most of the time, except two days a week when you slash your calorie intake to about a quarter of recommended amounts. So on those days …

Britain to open naval base in Bahrain

Britain has signed a landmark deal with Bahrain that will bolster the UK's military presence in the Persian Gulf and give it a permanent naval base in the area more than forty years after it withdrew from the region.<p>In an agreement announced on Saturday, the UK will build a new base in the tiny …

Organic Farming 101: Discovering Local Stehly Farms

This post was sponsored by Whole Foods Market, America’s Healthiest Grocery Store.<p>We’re pretty serious about our avocado intake: from guac to toast …

Agriculture

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No charges for Seattle officer who punched woman during arrest

A Seattle police officer who punched an intoxicated 23-year-old woman in the head as he arrested her in June over allegations that she threatened a family member will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said on Friday.<p>The decision not to charge Seattle police officer Adley Shepherd with felony …