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More Americans Are Choosing to Die at Home

For the first time since the early 20th century, more Americans are choosing to die at home rather than in a hospital. A report published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday found deaths in nursing homes also have declined. Researchers studied data on...

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US Sanctions Iranian Arms Transportation Network

The U.S. on Wednesday sanctioned an Iranian commercial shipping network it accused of smuggling lethal aid from Iran to its fighters in Syria and to Houthi rebels in Yemen in their fight to control the impoverished country. The Treasury Department froze any U.S....

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Aung San Suu Kyi has gone from hero to villain

THE COMMITTEE that awarded the Nobel peace prize to Aung San Suu Kyi in 1991 described her as “an important symbol in the struggle against oppression” and an inspiration to those “striving to attain democracy, human rights and ethnic conciliation by peaceful means”....

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