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More children live to age 5, work still to be done

More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.

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2012 Elections

Kansas Tax Cuts Endanger Republican Gov. Sam Brownback

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's steep tax cuts have failed to stimulate economic growth in Kansas, making him vulnerable to a Democratic challenger.

Times Minute | Sochi's Closing Ceremony

Also on the Minute, Ukraine's parliament takes control and oysters make a comeback. By: Carrie Halperin

 
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