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A Somali Aid Worker Would Rather Give Out Cash Than Free Food

Degan Ali, a Somali humanitarian, tells us about her organization's efforts to fight famine in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan.

Remembering Sabah, An Iconic And Thoroughly Unconventional Arab Star

A young performer who named herself Morning was sunny and shining into her 80s. The flirtatious Lebanese singer and actress was a superstar throughout the Arab world.

Why American Honey Importers Are Wary Of 'Turkish' Honey

American honey importers say they've noticed an odd surge in cheap honey from Turkey. They think some of that honey really came from China, which is subject to U.S. trade restrictions.

How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community and give thanks to one another.

A Warning For Latin America's Faltering Economies: 'Innovate Or Die'

Latin economies thrived when prices for raw commodities soared. But with those prices down sharply, the region is hurting owing to a lack of high-tech and other cutting-edge industries.

Why Delta Supports President Obama's Executive Order On Immigration

Few major companies have spoken out in favor of the policy, and Delta is the only airline to do so. CEO Richard Anderson says supporting the President’s action makes good business sense.

Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated

Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.

Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren't As Lonely As You Think

Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. And that may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely, either.

In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.

Hissing And Sighing: The Lament Of Sex Workers In Sierra Leone

Ebola has made it harder for the prostitutes who issue a come-hither "hiss" along Lumley Beach. Customers are hard to find, pay is down, and, like everyone, the women are scared of the deadly virus.

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