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As the bodies of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were transferred to the Netherlands this week for identification and repatriation, shock turned to grief and mourning for the 298 people who lost their lives when the aircraft was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Israeli and Palestinian casualties mounted and efforts to instill a ceasefire failed in the third week of intense fighting in Gaza.
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How gardening became Detroit’s secret weapon against food insecurity.
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In a hilarious Funny or Die parody, actress Kristen Bell gets some laughs while explaining the importance of raising the minimum wage.
Detroit’s median household income is less than half of the national median.
After gun control veto, Connecticut girl tells Governor Chris Christie: “My friends’ lives were not trivial"
This Week In History: On July 20th, 1969, Apollo 11 became the first successful mission to the moon.
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Today marks 100 days since the Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitories.
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In 1988, polio was endemic in 125 countries. Since then, tremendous advances have been made. And while there is no cure for polio, eradication is possible—and within reach, thanks to vaccinations.