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In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus

Stephen Crohn, a man best known for staying alive during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, died Aug. 23 at age 66. Throughout his lifetime, the New York artist helped researchers uncover vital clues about HIV and how to stop it.<p>Crohn's partner was one of the first people to die from AIDS in …

Obama open to Iran nuclear talks

Barack Obama has said he is willing to open dialogue with Iran on its nuclear programme, after concillitory signs from the country's new President Hassan Rouhani.<p>However, the US President said on Tuesday that Iran would have to demonstrate its own seriousness by agreeing not to "weaponise nuclear …

Poverty soars in US despite economic recovery

The number of US residents living in poverty edged up to 46.5 million in 2012, the latest sign that an economic recovery marked by a stock market boom has not trickled down to ordinary Americans.<p>Tuesday’s annual report from the Census Bureau highlighted the lingering scars from the 2007-2009 …

Iran's Rouhani hails 'positive' Obama letter

Hassan Rouhani, Iran's new president, has praised Barack Obama following an exchange of letters with his US counterpart, adding that his government would never develop nuclear weapons.<p>Rouhani said Obama had recently written to him to congratulate him on his election victory and "some issues of his …

Pope urges more understanding for gays

Pope Francis has said the Catholic church must shake off an obsession with teachings on abortion, contraception and homosexuality and become more merciful or risk the collapse of its entire moral edifice "like a house of cards".<p>Signalling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, Francis said in an …

Child among several shot in US park

Chicago authorities say 13 people, including a 3-year-old child, were injured by a shooting in a park located in the US city's Back of the Yards neighbourhood.<p>Chicago Fire Department officials told Al Jazeera that the child was in a critical condition. Two adult victims were also in critical …

Syria opposition rejects Iran mediation offer

Syria's opposition National Coalition has rejected an Iranian offer to broker talks with the regime, saying the bid was "not serious" and calling Tehran "part of the problem."<p>"The Iranian initiative is not serious and lacks political credibility," the key opposition grouping said in a statement on …

Syria submits chemical arms data to watchdog

<b>UN resolution meeting</b><p>In New York, UN envoys were due to resume talks on a draft Security Council resolution that would enshrine the plan to neutralise the lethal weapons.<p>The OPCW said it had postponed a meeting on the issue scheduled for Sunday.<p>James Bays, Al Jazeera's diplomatic editor, said the …

Food stamps again a vivid symbol in poverty debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's scorn for crooked "welfare queens" and President Bill Clinton's pledge to "end welfare as we know it."<p>Partisans tend to …