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Social Security’s future is safe

Social Security is the bedrock of Americans’ retirement income security. So you may have been concerned by the news that the federal government needed to dip into the Social Security’s trust fund to pay for the program this year. Does that mean Social Security’s...
Migrants’ latest health challenge: Scabies

Migrants’ latest health challenge: Scabies

Scabies, long considered a disease of the past in the developed world, is making its way back. This highly contagious parasitic skin disease, which is caused by the burrowing itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, is most commonly transmitted through personal...
Kate Spade: Death ruled suicide by medical examiner

Kate Spade: Death ruled suicide by medical examiner

Kate Spade: Death ruled suicide by medical examiner 7 June 2018 Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Family members say the fashion designer had severe depression in recent years A New York medical examiner has ruled that Kate Spade’s death was caused by...
US reaches deal with China’s ZTE, says Wilbur Ross

US reaches deal with China’s ZTE, says Wilbur Ross

US reaches deal with China’s ZTE, says Wilbur Ross 7 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The US has reached a deal with Chinese tech firm ZTE that will remove a ban that prevented the company from buying parts from US suppliers, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross...
Why Jefferson’s vision of American Islam matters today

Why Jefferson’s vision of American Islam matters today

After last year’s deliberate break with tradition, President Donald Trump has resumed the iftar dinner – the sundown meal during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. An estimated 3.3 million American Muslims celebrate Ramadan. The month of Ramadan marks the time when...

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