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Dogs move from street to shelter in Colombia

Street dogs often suffer abuse. Some people find them a nuisance and a public health risk. We discovered a solution in an animal shelter in Bogot√°.

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From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream

I was raised in Guatemala, where I was expected to grow up fast and told that women are not meant to go to school. But I had other dreams.

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A day in the life of a former inmate

An inmate faces many challenges and cruelties, during and after time in prison. Their family can suffer, too. We learned as much during a recent exercise.

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Jordan’s female leaders give reason to hope

Women leaders in Jordan fighting for equal rights offer hope that feminism can be advanced without sacrificing our unique culture.

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In Hong Kong, young protesters return with a vengeance

Youth in Hong Kong have poured into the streets to protest against a proposed law they say threatens the city's autonomy. Are they pushing their luck?

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Arms control may be out of fashion, but it still matters

The U.S. has pulled out of a major arms control treaty amid tensions between Washington and Moscow. Weapons treaties are out of favor -- but they matter.

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Vaccines: Here’s the truth amid many myths

Some people think there is a global conspiracy to promote harmful vaccines. But doctors and health experts agree: Vaccines are safe and they save lifes.

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Forgetting Tiananmen for prosperity and stability

China's rulers have suppressed memories of Tiananmen protests of 1989 while offering prosperity and stability. But what if a crisis erupted?

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From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream

I was raised in Guatemala, where I was expected to grow up fast and told that women are not meant to go to school. But I had other dreams.

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Remembering Tiananmen. Or not

It's been 30 years since China's army crushed protests in Tiananmen Square. Can Beijing come to terms with its past without remembering?

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D-Day: Paying my respects to a decorated war hero

I accompanied two U.S. presidents to D-Day commemorations. Then I traced the footsteps of my uncle, a doctor who survived the landing.

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Vaccines: Here’s the truth amid many myths

Some people think there is a global conspiracy to promote harmful vaccines. But doctors and health experts agree: Vaccines are safe and they save lifes.

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Decoder: Why are vaccines so important?

Vaccines are safe and save millions of lives every year. Yet some people resist being immunized. Here's how vaccines work and why humankind needs them.

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Decoder: Why the South China Sea matters to all of us

The South China Sea has become one of the world's most dangerous flash points. So far, the dispute has not resulted in military conflict. But it could.

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Two awards offered to news outlets working with youth

News organizations around the world that engage with youth are invited to apply for two awards that honor solid journalism.

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Hewitt School in New York joins News-Decoder

Presence, empathy, research and purpose -- those are the academic pillars at the Hewitt School in New York, News-Decoder's newest partner.

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Paraguayan news team wins environment reporting prize

A global prize backed by News-Decoder and two board members has gone to a media group in Paraguay for reporting that aimed to save a huge forest.

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