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The number of children who need glasses has risen quickly across East Asia and Southeast Asia. But some parents and doctors in China are skeptical of lenses. They think glasses weaken children's vision. Imaginechina/Corbis hide caption

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Why Is Nearsightedness Skyrocketing Among Chinese Youth?

More than 80 percent of high school students in Shanghai are myopic. A new study finds a link between higher income and poor eyesight. But the root cause is still hotly debated.

Anthem says 80 million company records were accessed in what may be one of the largest health care data breaches to date. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

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Tracy Perryman is production manager for his family's small oil company in Luling, Texas. B.J.P. Inc. owns 116 wells that, combined, produce about 100 barrels a day. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Planning Through Oil Booms Helps Small Producers Weather The Busts

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Dr. Margaret Hamburg will have served almost six years as FDA commissioner by the time she leaves, far longer than the recent tenure for chiefs of the agency. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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FDA Commissioner Hamburg Grappled With Global Challenges

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Bill Browder crosses Red Square in 2004, at the height of Hermitage Capital Management's success. James Hill/Courtesy of the Browder Family Archives hide caption

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In 'Red Notice,' Success Draws Treachery, Tragedy In Putin's Russia

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Two policemen stand outside a mosque in Uppsala, Sweden, last month. The mosque was firebombed on Jan. 1 in one of three arson attacks targeting the Muslim community in Sweden since Christmas Day. Anders Wiklund/AP hide caption

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Sweden's Immigrant Influx Unleashes A Backlash

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The number of children who need glasses has risen quickly across East Asia and Southeast Asia. But some parents and doctors in China are skeptical of lenses. They think glasses weaken children's vision. Imaginechina/Corbis hide caption

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Why Is Nearsightedness Skyrocketing Among Chinese Youth?

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Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador (shown in 1977) was gunned down in a church in San Salvador in 1980 after criticizing a government crackdown. He had been celebrating Mass at the time. AP hide caption

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Decades After His Murder, An Archbishop Is Put On Path To Sainthood

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