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World News Desk

World News Desk

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U.S. Counties with Dirtier Air Have More Stroke Deaths

In a nationwide study, counties with dirtier air had higher rates of stroke deaths and shorter life expectancies, according to research to be presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019.


More Animal Species Threatened with Extinction than Previously Thought

A new more efficient, systematic and comprehensive approach to assess the extinction risk of animals has shown that approximately 600 species that were assessed as non-threatened on the Red List of Threatened Species might now be considered threatened.


December 2011
Dec 30 Economy & Personal Finance Britain’s Homeless Youth Population Increases
Dec 30 Weather & Environment Worst Drought in 70 Years Afflicts Mexico
Dec 30 Middle East U.S. Troops Pull Out of Iraq
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November 2011
Nov 16 Society & Lifestyles Report: Four Suicides Occur Per Hour in U.S.
Nov 16 Weather & Environment Devastating 7.2 Earthquake Hits Turkey
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October 2011
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September 2011
Sep 20 Weather & Environment Massive Wildfires Overtake Texas
Sep 20 Weather & Environment Earthquakes Rattle U.S.
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August 2011
Aug 24 Economy & Personal Finance U.S. Credit Downgrade Shocks Global Market
Aug 9 Crime & Punishment London Burns
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July 2011
Jul 21 Australia & South Pacific Aftershocks Rattle New Zealand
Jul 21 Middle East Iran Flexes Military Muscle
Jul 21 Weather & Environment U.S. Wildfire Chars More Than 500,000 Acres
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June 2011
Jun 3 Weather & Environment Tornado Deaths Top 500 in 2011
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May 2011
May 24 Weather & Environment More United States Tornadoes—117 Dead
May 18 Society & Lifestyles Delaware Legalizes Homosexual Unions
May 11 Weather & Environment Mississippi River Flooding Engulfs South
May 3 Weather & Environment Wheat Rust Epidemic Shrinks Grain Production
May 2 Terrorism & Security U.S. Raid Kills Osama bin Laden
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April 2011
Apr 29 Weather & Environment U.S. Tornado Deaths Exceed 300
Apr 7 Australia & South Pacific More Than Two Million Australians in Poverty
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March 2011
Mar 17 Economy & Personal Finance Libyan Revolt Causes Spike in Oil Prices
Mar 11 Weather & Environment 8.9-magnitude Earthquake, Tsunami Strike Japan
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February 2011
Feb 22 Australia & South Pacific Earthquake Devastates New Zealand
Feb 21 Crime & Punishment Piracy Plagues Indian Ocean
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January 2011
Jan 28 Middle East Riots Spread Across Arab World
Jan 13 Society & Lifestyles Broken Marriages Impact Half of U.S. Teens
Jan 11 Economy & Personal Finance Extreme Weather a Factor in Record Global Food Prices
Jan 7 Weather & Environment Mysterious Mass Animal Deaths
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