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Thousands protest in Moscow over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine
Alec Luhn in Moscow, theguardian.com
Estimates of crowds angry over Russia’s ‘irresponsible, aggressive’ policy towards neighbour range from 5,000 to 26,000Thousands of people gathered in central Moscow on Sundayto protest against their country’s involvement in the conflict in…
As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?
Dennis Dimick, nationalgeographic.com
New projections of escalating growth increase the tension between humanity’s expanding needs and what the planet can provide.There are more than 7 billion people on Earth now, and roughly one in eight of us doesn’t have enough to eat. The…
Photographer Captures Tens of Thousands Fleeing ISIS, Entering Turkey
Scott Johnson, nationalgeographic.com
Learning of a refugee flood, John Stanmeyer went to the border.At least 66,000 Syrian Kurds streamed into Turkey on Saturday, fleeing the latest advances of the Islamic State—the violent Sunni group that has declared a caliphate in parts of…
New Reports Offer Clearest Picture Yet of Rising Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Brian Clark Howard, nationalgeographic.com
As the UN prepares to convene its climate summit, disturbing new numbers.Two days before the UN Climate Summit in New York, three new studies paint the clearest picture yet of rising greenhouse gas emissions and the dwindling opportunity for…
Lamar Hawkins’ 11-year-old friend Jordan Gonzalez pens suicide note after also being bullied
Julian McWilliams, thegrio.com
Just six days after 14-year-old Lamar Hawkins III committed suicide in his middle school bathroom after being a constant victim of bullying, his 11-year-old best friend, Jordan Gonzalez wanted to f…

Editorial Intern, doctorswithoutborders.org

A Global Coalition of Inaction on Ebola In a speech to the United Nations member states at the beginning of September, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International President Joanne Liu cited the failure of the current strat…

Bill Gertz, freebeacon.com

Russian strategic nuclear bombers carried out air defense zone incursions near Alaska and across Northern Europe this week in the latest nuclear saber rattling by Moscow.Six Russian aircraft, including two Bear H nuclear bombers, two MiG-31 fighte…

Malaysia Airlines MH370 underwater hunt to resume
Associated Press in Sydney, theguardian.com
GO Phoenix ship to begin searching a remote patch of the Indian Ocean where investigators believe the plane ran out of fuelCrews will resume the underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the end of September, moving the sear…
Children apparently live unnoticed in squalor
By Kevin Conlon, CNN, cnn.com
It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County…


Ebola outbreak: Democratic Republic of Congo Number of cases in DRC, as of Sept. 9: 62 Number of new cases, Sept. 3-9: 31 Number of deaths, as of Sept. 9: 35 The WHO says all the cases are linked to an initial case reported to the WHO on Aug. 26. This outbreak is not connected to the one in West Africa.