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Portugal's Baby Bust Is A Stark Sign Of Hard Times

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Almaz Acha sits with her baby Alentse at her home in the rural community of Sadoye, in southern Ethiopia. Families in rural communities, like this one, have benefited from Ethiopia's health extension program. Julien Behal/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Simple, Cheap Health Remedies Cut Child Mortality In Ethiopia

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Social media is booming in Brazil, which has become a major market for both Facebook and Twitter. But Brazilian law is still in flux, and legislation is only just being created to deal with the rise of social media. Christophe Simon /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's Social Media Boom Sparks Calls For New Privacy Laws

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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

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Colorado's Turning Over A New Leaf: Recreational Pot

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Justice Sotomayor Blocks Part Of Birth Control Mandate

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