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Epidemics and Plagues

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  • Elton John to publish AIDS book, 'Love is the Cure'

     
    Elton John is set to publish a book focused on AIDS and his knowledge of the disease. "Love is the Cure: Ending the Global AIDS Epidemic" is scheduled to be published in July.
  • California's chief justice: 'Life without means life without'

     
    Does Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye oppose the death penalty? That's the way some observers on both sides of the debate took her statement in a Dec. 24 Los Angeles Times story by staff writer Maura Dolan. But no, the chief...

    Haiti, two years after devastating earthquake

     
    Two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, there has been progress, including elections. But much is left to do, with half a million people who lost their homes still living in squalid camps.

    Islamists, protesters clash outside Egyptian parliament

     
    REPORTING FROM CAIRO -- Hundreds of protesters demonstrating outside parliament Tuesday clashed with Muslim Brotherhood members, leaving more than 20 injured as tensions sharpened between Islamists and liberals over the fate of the revolution that toppled...

    With memories of the 2009 pandemic, Mexico braces for flu season

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- Mexican authorities report a fresh outbreak of the swine flu that killed hundreds and virtually paralyzed this sprawling capital in 2009. But the number of cases fits the "normal" flu-season pattern and should not cause...