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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A new analysis reveals that global water scarcity is a far greater problem than previously thought, affecting 4 billion people—two-thirds of the world's population—and will be "one of the most difficult and important challenges of this century." Previous analyses looked at water scarcity at an annual scale, and had found that water scarcity...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A coalition of human rights groups has filed a lawsuit to find out just how...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
World powers on Friday agreed to a plan for a "cessation of hostilities" in...

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The scale is numbing. As world leaders head to London to raise billions to support Syrian refugees, the calamity on the Greek Islands lurches on. Over 26,000 kids have arrived, many "with not a soul in the world," dozens have drowned trying to, and 6,000 more people arrive each day. Meanwhile, aid groups try to get our attention with heart-stopping photos, videos and tales of anguish. See/hear them and weep, and help.