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India's Biometric ID System Has Led To Starvation For Some Poor, Advocates Say

The world's biggest biometric system, with iris scans of 1.2 billion people, was designed to help the poor. But it has sparked concerns about privacy and in some cases has exacerbated starvation.

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A Survivor Helps Other Survivors Process The Horrors Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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Is Rent Control An Answer To California's Housing Crisis?

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Scientists Who Sparked Revolution In Cancer Treatment Share Nobel Prize In Medicine

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Trump Says New Trade Agreement To Replace NAFTA Is A Campaign Promise Kept

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'A Kind Of Vague Hostility': Michael Lewis On How Trump Loyalists Run Agencies

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India's Biometric ID System Has Led To Starvation For Some Poor, Advocates Say

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