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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The world risks an "insurmountable" water crisis by 2040 without an immediate and significant overhaul of energy consumption and demand, a research team reported on Wednesday. "There will be no water by 2040 if we keep doing what we're doing today," said Professor Benjamin Sovacool of Denmark's Aarhus University, who co-authored two reports on the...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Anopheles stephensi mosquito is a vector of malaria. (Photo: CDC/ Dr. William Collins)
An experimental anti-malaria vaccine manufactured by pharmaceutical giant...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Wikileaks has revealed a secret court order in Australia to censor reporting on...

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It's hard to find a scrap of hope in Gaza. Perhaps just this: The number of righteous, including Jews, bearing witness, and seeking justice for the Palestinian people. Rejecting the tired claim the violence is "for us, for our ancestors, for our children," Jews are refusing, occupying, hauntingly reading the mourners' Kaddish over Gaza's dead and vowing to end the "inhuman wilderness" they are seeing. It's not much, but it's something. In the name of the innocents lost, of blessed memory.

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