Identifying people who respond to placebos could make clinical trials much more efficient.
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We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
Despite losing a referendum over his possible reelection, Bolivia's President Evo Morales appears intent on hanging on to power while his government threatens journalists.
Bolivia has passed a cutting edge gender identity law to meet the needs of its trans citizens. But President Evo Morales is still making homophobic and misogynistic public statements.
Cuban-Americans' relatives back home are acquiring expensive tastes.
Paraguay is the last bastion in Latin America for a colonial-era form of child labor. Affluent Paraguayans "adopt" poor youngsters to do domestic work for them. But that may soon change.
The Kenyan government denies involvement in the killing of ethnic Somalis and blames al-Shabab. Family and friends are skeptical.
Tax-exempt donations are helping to finance West Bank settlements.
After enduring nuclear-weapons tests in the 20th century and the rise of sea levels today, the people of this low-lying Pacific nation are experts in existentialism.
The Marshall Islands, once a nuclear test site, grapple with a painful past, troubled present and uncertain future due to climate change and lessening U.S. assistance.
As the war in Ukraine slips from the headlines, can Russia declare victory?
Nuclear talks at UN end in failure amid strife over Israel, a proposed Middle East ban on WMD and attacks on the failure of nuclear-weapons states to take meaningful steps toward disarmament.