A woman looks at gold jewelry in Cairo's Khan al-Khalili market. Gold jewelry is traditionally given to a bride in Egypt as part of a marriage agreement. Many young Egyptians have found they can't afford to get married due to the soaring price of gold and rising costs of basic items.
A Cambodian woman carries her baby and walks past a wooden bridge over a polluted canal in Phnom Penh in 2013. Cambodia was one of several countries the World Bank studied where income inequality declined in recent years.
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Eliminating disparities in cancer care requires more than just expanding Medicaid coverage, say cancer epidemiologists who found that patients with private insurance seemed to have a survival advantage.
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A critic of the New York City Police Department stop-and-frisk policy wears a shirt outlining a citizen's search rights at a City Council meeting in August 2013. The Supreme Court ruled Monday in an unrelated case that even if police stop someone without cause, if a reason is then found to search them, any evidence collected is admissible in court.
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's motorcade drives on a red carpet during a trip to open a social housing project in a suburb of Cairo on Saturday. One local newspaper devoted its entire front page Monday to accusing Sissi of decadence even as he asks Egyptians to tighten their belts.
A mother watches a video taken of herself playing with her daughter while at Bellevue Hospital in New York for a checkup. Brenda Woodford provides coaching on parenting skills.
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Lydia Smith stands in the kitchen of her home in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles. She has lived in this apartment for 46 years, and now that she is on a fixed income, she pays rent with the aid of Section 8 tenant-based assistance.
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Dr. Janina Morrison, right, speaks with patient Jorge Colorado and his daughter Margarita Lopez about Colorado's diabetes at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.
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