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Measles | Frequently Asked Questions about Measles in U.S.

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CDC - A: Yes. In 2000, the United States declared that measles was eliminated from this country. The United States was able to eliminate measles because it has a highly effective measles vaccine, a stron...

UN Social Media Day: schedule and more

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United Nations - The first “UN Social Media Day” will take place at UN Headquarters in Conference Room 3 on Friday 30 January 2015. All are invited to join the conversation online by using the hashtag of the day: #...

2015 Gates Annual Letter

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Gates Foundation - We're putting our credibility, time, and money behind this bet — and asking others to join us — because we think there has never been a better time to accelerate progress and have a big impact arou...

Lemony Snicket Walks the Plank

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Mother Jones - THE NOVELIST DANIEL HANDLER is bobbing ahead of me in the cold bay water at San Francisco's Aquatic Park. His head, swathed in a red cap, resembles a maraschino cherry, and I struggle to keep up as...

California Rep. Introduces Bill To Force NFL To Start Paying Cheerleaders Minimum Wage

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ThinkProgress - by Travis Waldron Posted on January 30, 2015 at 9:24 am Updated: January 30, 2015 at 10:15 am "California Rep. Introduces Bill To Force NFL To Start Paying Cheerleaders Minimum Wage" A California s...


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VOL. 2: THE END IS NOW : The Apocalypse Triptych

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Wil Wheaton - Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the End of the World. In science fiction, the end is triggered by less figurative means: nuclear holocaust, b...

All-female Ebola fighting team returns from Africa

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CDC - ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The World Health Organization says the spread of Ebola is slowing in West Africa. That's good news for scientists who have risked their lives to help eradicate the disease. The Ce...

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Starbucks made a Seahawks frappuccino, because calories don't count at the Super Bowl

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Mashable - Nothing says team spirit like a high-calorie, coffee-ish beverage. Starbucks is showing its Super Bowl loyalty by selling Seahawks-themed frappuccinos. The drink, invented by an employee from Kent,...

Daughter to Disney: I’ll Take the Tiara, You Keep the Prince -

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Imani ABL - Our hotel room seemed to radiate with pink glitter. The Disney World staff knew it was my daughter’s fifth birthday and that she loves everything princess, so they filled our room with princess gal...

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