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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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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Brutality erupts in Hong Kong protests

The Hong Kong protests gained momentum after footage was released of protesters defending themselves from pepper spray with umbrellas, but Occupy supporters may have a new face for their movement. On Oct. 15, Civic Party protester and social worker Ken Tsang Kin-chiu was filmed being…

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