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Marc Silver

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It's Been A Good Week For Goats

Thursday, August 25, 2016

They're helping needy families in Cameroon as part of a Red Cross giveaway. And in Indiana, a kid got a soul serenade from Grammy winner Anthony Hamilton.

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Documentary: Blind Grandmother Gets Back Sight Stolen By Cataracts

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Cataracts are the No. 1 cause of blindness. In the West, a simple surgery can reverse the vision loss. An HBO documentary looks at the effort to do the same for people in the developing world.

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Things Are Dire In South Sudan But Aid Workers See Signs Of Hope

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Amid gunfire and grenades, aid workers struggle to provide food, water and health care to the residents of Juba.

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Spice Girls 'Wannabe' Wants To Be An Anthem For Girl Power

Friday, July 08, 2016

It's now a star-studded video from the U.N.'s Project Everyone, and it's going viral. We ask some globally-minded girls: Does it do a good job promoting gender equality?

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What Does It Mean When A Goat Gazes Into Your Eyes?

Friday, July 08, 2016

A new study suggests that there's more to a goat's stare than you might think.

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Will Brexit Put A Damper On The U.K.'s Global Generosity?

Friday, July 01, 2016

The U.K. gives billions of pounds to the developing world. Will this benevolent spirit survive in the wake of Brexit?

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There She Is, Probably The Most Beautiful Goat In Lithuania

Friday, July 01, 2016

A video of a Lithuanian goat beauty contest is going viral. But ... what makes a goat beautiful?

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It's Not Easy Running A Hospital Without Running Water

Thursday, June 23, 2016

A third of hospitals surveyed in low- and middle-income countries report they do not have running water all the time. And sometimes not at all.

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Yes, That's Hip-Hop's Common In A New Song About Refugees

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

It's called "Running (Refugee Song)." Keyon Harrold, the trumpet star and one of the composers, talks about the art of creating a song with a conscience.

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Q&A: Ofeibea Quist-Arcton's Breakfast With Anthony Bourdain

Friday, June 03, 2016

Yes, he is intense. He has a lot of tattoos. And he absolutely loves Senegal.

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Reporter's Notebook: 'Embedded' With Doctors Without Borders

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Correspondent Jason Beaubien talks about his week at the Doctors Without Borders hospital in South Sudan.

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What Does The Goat Man Say? Baa, Maa Or 'I'm Crazy'

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Deep (and not-so-deep) thoughts from Thomas Thwaites, author of GoatMan: How I Took a Holiday from Being Human.

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You Can Have Our Millions — But First You Must Pass Our Test

Monday, May 16, 2016

The U.S. aid group MCC just suspended a $463 million "compact" with Tanzania because of concerns about unfair elections on its semi-autonomous island, Zanzibar.

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Dancing With The South African Star: Keo Motsepe

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Keo Motsepe reflects on what dancing has taught him — and what he's teaching folks about his homeland.

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How Do You Stay Cool In What's Quite Literally A Killer Heat Wave?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The heat came early to India, and everyone is suffering. Here's a report from our village correspondent.

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So A Goat Walked Into A Starbucks ...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

And it didn't drink any coffee but it LOVED the cardboard! Until a police officer took the goat into custody.

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Orphaned, HIV Positive And Abused, She Almost Gave Up — But Didn't

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

She was orphaned at 10, then diagnosed with HIV and TB. She was abused. She tried to kill herself. This is the epic story of 24-year-old Loyce Maturu.

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Only April Fools Think Africa Is A Country!

Friday, April 01, 2016

An April Fools' Day spoof in the Washington Post is a reminder that AFRICA. IS. NOT. A. COUNTRY!!!!!!!!

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Politics And Ebola Are Not Such Strange Bedfellows, Report Says

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Issued two years after the first case was confirmed in West Africa, an International Rescue Committee report on lessons from the epidemic stresses the critical role of politics.

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Even Developing World Cities Don't Shut Down Their Subway For A Day

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

What Washington, D.C., did — closing its Metrorail for 29 hours — sets it apart. Meanwhile, the developing world turns out to be developing some attractive transit options.

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