Policymakers are responding to a growing recognition of food as medicine.
Diet-related illnesses cost more than US$1 trillion and immeasurable human suffering and pain. Policymakers are beginning to understand that it makes sense to support food-as-medicine initiatives.
People in Uganda bear long term physical, emotional, social and economic scars from the years of deadly conflict.
Post conflict recovery is largely driven by the assumption that as soon as conflict ends, normality returns.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses supporters after the parliamentary election in Budapest, Hungary, April 8, 2018.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has transformed from a liberal into an authoritarian leader who uses the tools of democracy to attack civil society. Hungarians are protesting in the streets.
Wind power can create jobs for workers like these while cutting carbon pollution.
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There are ways to reduce the risk of protests like France's yellow vests movement.
Self-proclaimed ‘white nationalists,’ white supremacists and ‘alt-right’ activists hold what they called a ‘Freedom of Speech’ rally in Washington, June 25, 2017.
In the US, non-whites have higher birth rates and make up the bulk of new immigrants. As white people lose their demographic majority, some will resist the accompanying political changes.
It can be hard to tell whether what’s in the box will encourage development or just be a waste of time.
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There's a spectrum of quality when it comes to what kids can do with screen time. An expert in early childhood technology suggests picking tech activities that promote problem-solving and fun.
Para pelayat menunggu untuk menghadiri pemakaman Heather Heyer di Charlottesville, Virginia, 16 Agustus 2017 setelah Heyer tewas saat menghadiri unjuk rasa untuk memprotes nasionalisme kulit putih.
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Ketika jumlah kematian meningkat dari kejahatan kebencian, seorang psikiater bertanya-tanya: Apakah sudah waktunya mengobati kebigotan seperti penyakit?
Mourners wait to attend the funeral of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 16, 2017 after Heyer was killed attending a rally to protest white nationalism.
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As death tolls rise from hate crimes, a psychiatrist wonders: Is it time to treat bigotry like a disease?
A Kosovo policeman directs cars in Pristina after the government banned traffic in response to extremely high fine particle pollution levels, Jan. 31, 2018.
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The head of the World Health Organization calls air pollution 'the new tobacco' because it causes millions of preventable deaths yearly. Fine particle pollution is especially deadly.
Nine months after Parkland, students like David Hogg have joined the youth voter wave.
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A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that drove record numbers of them out to vote.
Working together, people and technology companies can make a lot of progress.
Amazon, Facebook and Google have lofty goals for their effects on global society. But people around the world are still waiting for the positive results. Here's what the tech giants could do.
Valero’s Benicia Refinery, less than 40 miles from San Francisco.
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These policies, which are designed to slow the pace of climate change, don't have to cost taxpayers, and they do not appear to hinder economic growth.
Los migrantes de Centroamérica se enfrentan a extorsiones, robos, asaltos, secuestros, violaciones y asesinatos mientras atraviesan México. Algunos se sienten a salvo en grupo.
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Más de dos tercios de los inmigrantes centroamericanos sufrirán actos de violencia en su viaje por México, desde el robo y la extorsión hasta la violación. Las caravanas generan más seguridad.
Central American migrants face extortion, robbery, assault, kidnapping, rape and murder on their weeks-long journey through Mexico. Some find safety in numbers.
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More than two-thirds of Central American migrants will experience violence on their journey through Mexico, from robbery and extortion to rape. Caravans create safety in numbers.
Members of a ground crew In Phoenix wrapped wet towels around their necks to cool off when the temperature reached a record of 116°F.
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Rising temperatures will not only hurt people in the future. Many are feeling the effects now. Those who work outdoors, those who have certain chronic conditions and the elderly are vulnerable.
National School Walkout to honor Parkland victims.
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that's actually driving high levels of political engagement.
There are about 20 million college students in the U.S.
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More college students are registered to vote in the November midterm elections this year than they were in 2014, but it remains to be seen how many more will vote.
Hormone signals help ready worker mole-rats to treat pups as their own.
Worker naked mole-rats take care of their colony's young even though they aren't the pups' actual parents. New research suggests the queen gets them ready via hormones in her poop.
Civic groups like the Boy Scouts are likely under attack by Russian agents – and likely don’t know it.
Russia is trying to create social tension in the US to boost its own strength on the world stage. That includes targeting society itself.
Freshwater cypress swamp, First Landing State Park, Va.
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Wetlands are some of the world's most undervalued weapons against climate change. They store huge quantities of carbon – but without better protection, many could soon be drained or paved over.