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Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
An Aberdeen man wants to use his birthday to raise money for an immunization project. Glenn Jakober, who will turn 70 on May 23, is raising funds to support Kiwanis International's efforts to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus in developing countries....
WASHINGTON — When Bolivian President Evo Morales expelled the U.S. Agency for International Development from his impoverished country last week, he complained that Washington "still has a mentality of domination and submission" in the region. It...
Frank Racedo Age: 11 School: Coral Cove Elementary in Miramar Grade: Fifth Hometown: Miramar Trait: Kindness Frank has strong motivation and instinct for doing good deeds, from intervening in bullying situations to helping with homework. He...
Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
Earth Day 2013 gets its own Google Doodle today, an honor that kicks off a day dedicated to reminding us to tread gently on this planet that we all share. The Earth Day 2013 Google Doodle unveils a scenic mountain meadow, with a babbling brook and a...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesIt's an auspicious occasion for the Man of Steel. Exactly 75 years ago today, Superman made his debut in “Action ......
Bob Burlison is about to go on the ride of his life. The 60-year-old La Cañada Flintridge lawyer will take off on his motorcycle next month, trekking more than 15,000 miles around the nation. He plans to stop in every state except Hawaii and Alaska...
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The publication of Alfred Sommer's new memoir, "10 Lessons in Public Health," comes precisely 30 years after the publication of the most important thing he's ever written: "Increased mortality in children with mild vitamin A deficiency," a report of a...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesSuperman looks good for 75. The Last Son of Krypton's 75th anniversary coincides with the June 14 release of “Man ......
BEIRUT -- The escalating Syrian conflict risks creating a “lost generation” of millions of children suffering physical and psychological consequences of the war, UNICEF warned in a report released Tuesday. Children may be the major...
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WASHINGTON -- The U.N. Security Council moved Tuesday toward approval of new sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear test last month, drawing a furious reaction from Pyongyang. The proposed sanctions, introduced by the United States with the support...
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