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In Bolivia, A Child's Place Is In The Market And The Mines

Other countries have moved away from child labor, but not Bolivia, which has lowered the legal working age to as young as 10. Advocates say the move brings the law in line with harsh reality.

On Armistice Day In U.K., A Sea Of Red Poppies Honors The Fallen

The first of 888,246 ceramic poppies one for each soldier from Britain and its colonies who died was planted Aug. 5 at the Tower of London, the last today. The site has had 4 million visitors.

How 'The Hot Zone' Got It Wrong And Other Tales Of Ebola's History

Do people with Ebola actually cry tears of blood? What happens if the U.S. Army thinks you might have Ebola? We catch up with science writer David Quammen to discuss truths and myths about the virus.

Asked To Stop Praying, Alaska School Won't Host State Tournament

Alaska's wrestling tournament for small schools will be held next month but not at Anchorage Christian Schools. A complaint about an introductory prayer led to a request to stop the practice.

How The Islamic State Wages Its Propaganda War

From videos to Internet magazines, the extremist group has successfully recruited around the world. One of its recent claims: Enslaving women as a prize of war is sanctioned by the Quran.

Anthony Bourdain And Carla Hall Turbocharge D.C.'s Hunger Fighters

Celebrity chefs haven't just made us aware of the latest noshing fashions; they have also spread the word about anti-hunger initiatives like those at the innovative DC Central Kitchen.

Q&A: Lamar Alexander On Education In The New Congress

The veteran Tennessee senator is poised to take a leading role on education in the Republican-controlled Congress.

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