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See the Newest Statue to Grace the UN Lawn

This statue was unveiled at the United Nations Headquarters today to mark the UN’s International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery. It's called the "The Ark of Return" and is designed by Rodney Leon, a Hatian-American architect. The tagline is...
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A Victory for LGBT Rights at the UN

LGBT rights secured a major bureaucratic victory at the United Nations today when member states overwhelmingly voted down a Russian-backed proposal to curtail benefits afforded to the same-sex spouses of UN staff. The vote failed by a margin of nearly 2:1. 77...
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How to Solve Childhood TB (Video)

For World Tuberculosis Day today, the TB Alliance is shining the spotlight on a sometimes overlooked aspect of the global TB burden: pediatric TB. Worldwide, TB has been on a steady decline--deaths have dropped 45% based on 1990 levels,  meaning the world...