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Legalizing Prostitution Would Protect Sex Workers From HIV

When the police clamp down on female sex workers, the women may end up taking more risks and making themselves more vulnerable to HIV.

FAA Extends Ban On Flights To Tel Aviv For Another 24 Hours

The Federal Aviation Administration banned flights to the region on Tuesday after a rocket landed about a mile from Ben Gurion International Airport.

After Two Disasters, Can Malaysia Airlines Still Attract Passengers?

Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.

Battle Of The Outsiders, With Some Help From The Inside

The winner of the GOP nomination for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat touts himself as a political outsider. But businessman David Perdue now needs the political know-how and network of career politicians to beat Democrat Michelle Nunn in the general election.

WATCH: Wreckage Of Costa Concordia Begins Its Final Voyage

More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.

Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

The two jets were downed less than a week after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people.

Code Switch Roundup: Big Stories On Race And Criminal Justice

A study finds widespread abuses by cops in one big city, a video of a deadly encounter with the NYPD goes viral, and an investigation finds federal agents target minorities in "fake" drug stings.

White House Adviser: Cease-Fire Should Include Demilitarization Of Gaza

In an interview with NPR, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken endorsed Israel's demand that before the conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. It's a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.

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