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  • 'Easily affordable' to save 2 million children, report says

     
    The world could save 2 million children every year if it helped the neediest countries take 13 recommended steps to conquer malnutrition, according to a new report from Save the Children....
  • Where women hold power -- it may surprise you

     
    Women remain underrepresented politically in most countries, including wealthier countries such as the United States and Brazil....
  • By the numbers: Venezuela and President Hugo Chavez

     
    Longtime Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will face Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles in October in a presidential election that will decide whether Chavez can stay in power after 13 years in office. The campaign is likely to focus on how the South...
  • Possible new economic sanctions aimed at Iran

     
    U.S. lawmakers are seeking to pile additional economic sanctions on Iran to force it to negotiate limits on its nuclear program, which many countries fear is aimed at developing a nuclear bomb....
  • U.N. nuclear chief headed to Iran, inspection deal in the works

     
    The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency heads to Iran on Sunday for high-level meetings ahead of next week's gathering in Baghdad of world powers hoping to persuade Tehran to reopen its nuclear program to outside inspection....
  • Mali is cut off by its neighbors. What will blocking the borders do?

     
    A coalition of West African nations is closing off the borders of Mali, condemning it for a recent military coup that ousted its president. How could that affect the landlocked country? Blocking the borders means that Mali will be starved for gas and...
  • The Benefits of Immigration

     
    “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” –The Statue of Liberty...
  • U.N. nuclear talks with Iran fail to get access for inspectors

     
    Eight hours of negotiations between U.N. officials and Iran's nuclear policy envoy ended Friday without an agreement for inspectors to visit suspect Iranian facilities, the U.N. nuclear agency's deputy director said....
  • Corn, soybean prices at all-time high worldwide, World Bank says

     
    The cost of corn and soybeans soared to all-time heights in July, pushing global food prices upwards and pushing budgets to the breaking point in the Middle East and Africa, the World Bank has warned....
  • Ex-Navy SEAL pushes back on Pentagon warning over Bin Laden book

     
    The former Navy SEAL who wrote a first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden launched another attack Friday as his lawyer disputed the Defense Department’s claim that he was required to obtain Pentagon approval before publishing the...
  • Africa calls for World Bank reform after Nigerian denied top post

     
    Africans call for World Bank reform after Africa's candidate for World Bank president is passed over: African financial leaders called for the reform of the World Bank and its process for selecting its leader, dominated for six decades by the US, after...