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David and Louise Turpin will spend at least 25 years in prison each. The children had described being beaten, starved and put in cages. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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Scientists say “rapid and far-reaching changes in all aspects of society” will have to be made and that what we eat is high on the list. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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Our fixation on efficiency and markets is destroying whole swaths of the planet. Only a genuine people's movement can offer a remedy. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
By Amy Goodman and Denis MoynihanMar 16, 2017
President Trump's response to the most serious humanitarian catastrophe since the end of World War II is to slash aid, bar refugees and expand the military. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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Roughly 30,000 residents of a Syrian town a few dozen miles from the capital, Damascus, say they are trapped and dying of starvation as a result of a monthslong siege by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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With malnutrition already well past dangerous levels, some 10 million Africans will face extreme hunger over the next few months as the threat of famine floats across West Africa amid a drought that killed off last year's crops and has left the region's agricultural economy in ruins. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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A drought in southwestern China, where it has not rained in more than five months, is putting a damper on the lives of 50 million people, while costing the national economy $3 billion and leaving more than 20 million people without enough potable water. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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