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Helping children rescued from Boko Haram

Eighty-four boys rescued by the Cameroonian army in March 2015 from Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group based in Nigeria, were initially silent. But that…

Doctors fight gun ‘gag laws’

Doctors across the country are taking action against ‘gag laws’ that would prevent then from asking patients if they have guns in their homes.…

Tracking down toxins in schools

Parents, teachers and others from Malibu to Massachusetts are grappling with what to do about toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in schools. These chemicals—which are…

The draw of ISIS for Western youth

A desire for a new identity and a taste for excitement and violence are among the factors that are attracting a growing number of…