Fears of Another Pandemic: This Time, Facing Illness

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Fears of Another Pandemic: This Time, Facing Illness

Photo The World Health Organization this week released a report on the global readiness to face epidemics — a survey of 179 countries asking questions about measures to deal with a highly contagious and…

Plenty to prove that cycling is a right | Letters

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Plenty to prove that cycling is a right | Letters

A right-of-way signal is none of my business. I suppose that this led me to have my bike stop at red lights. I’ve had my bike stopped by wires and posts. Then when there…

Watch Marco Rubio's full interview on CNN Tonight

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Watch Marco Rubio’s full interview on CNN Tonight

This conversation will air exclusively on CNN Tonight at 9 p.m. ET CNN’s Jake Tapper sits down with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, in a discussion about the trade deal with China…

Now you can get married in Japan, even if you’re gay

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Now you can get married in Japan, even if you’re gay

Tokyo’s Olympic committee announced Friday a plan to let Japanese couples marry regardless of their sex, moving ahead with a bid that has not always been popular with Tokyo city lawmakers. Tokyo already allows…

Iran quake: One killed, thousands injured

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Iran quake: One killed, thousands injured

Image copyright IRANIAN TIMES Image caption Several aftershocks have been recorded in the immediate aftermath of the 6.3-magnitude quake At least one person has been killed and several others injured in an earthquake in…