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Grannies Taking Care Of Grannies Is Good For Everyone

Who better to check on the health of older folks than other older folks? That's what AgeWell Global, an innovative program in South Africa, is doing.

Citizens of Dhuluiyah, Iraq, must take boats to get in an out, since one of the town's two bridges was blown up by the Islamic State and the other was commandeered by tribesmen defending them. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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We Are Not Slaughterers: An Iraqi Village Rejects Islamic Militants

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Grannies Taking Care Of Grannies Is Good For Everyone

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To Prevent Kidney Stones: Go Easy On Soda And Drink Lots Of Water

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Winter Weather Fats Waller
Yegelle Tezeta Mulatu Astatke

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The App That Helps The Chinese Masses Mobilize Online

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End Creditouilles Michael Giacchino
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Iraqi Yazidi women who fled the violence in the northern Iraq take shelter in the city of Dohuk on Aug. 5. The Yazidis, are a small community that follows an ancient faith and have been repeatedly targeted by jihadists. Yazidi leaders say several thousands members of the community have gone missing in recent months. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraq's Yazidis Appeal For Help In Finding Their Missing Women

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All the Days Esme Patterson
Unnatural Habitat The Greenhornes

Sunlight streams into a corn storage building at a Michlig Grain storage facility in Sheffield, Illinois, U.S., on Oct. 31, 2014. The price of corn has been falling for months. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Farmers Aren't Cheering This Year's Monster Harvest

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Grazing in the Grass Bakithi Kumalo
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The Naked and Famous Young Blood

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Massachusetts Food Waste Ban Gains Broad Acceptance

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Ray Gerrish repairs a drilling rig near Watford City, N.D. Oil industry analysts predict that oil prices will have to remain low for at least several months before having a significant effect on U.S. production. Jim Gehrz/MCT/Landov hide caption

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It's Still Too Early For Tanking Oil Prices To Curb U.S. Drilling

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Domino's Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza

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