ISIS destroys priceless ancient artwork

The Islamic State – also known as ISIS or ISIL – has been making headlines with horrific beheadings and acts of war for several months, but has recently been making waves in another way: the destruction of artwork and historic creations. From the desecration of…

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Greece granted four-month extension

Nearly a month after the election of Greece’s new prime minister, Alexander Tsipras, the eurozone has finally agreed on a four-month extension of the Greek bailout. Although this green light is without doubt good news, a longer fight is in store for Greece. The new…

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Venezuelan condom shortage threatens public health
A cashier counts Venezuelan bolivar notes in a state-run supermarket in Caracas.

Venezuelan condom shortage threatens public health

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I Earlier this month, U.S. citizens were shocked to read headlines reporting on boxes of condoms selling for $755 on MercadoLibre, a website where Venezuelans purchase goods in short supply. The unavailability of condoms, birth control pills…

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