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The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show  |   

Is Democracy a key to better levels of health in a country? That's long been the belief, but we hear about some research that shows that isn't always the case.

How NASA's New Spaceships Stack Up  |   

Earlier this week, NASA awarded two contracts for new spaceships to commercial companies. Here's how they compare.

A Frightening Curve: How Fast Is The Ebola Outbreak Growing?  |   

Health leaders now say the Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. That means, if nothing changes in the next few weeks, we could see at least 60,000 Ebola cases by the end of 2014.

A Coastal Paradise Confronts Its Watery Future  |   

With rising seas, cities like Satellite Beach, Fla., are debating options: defend the shoreline to avoid destruction, or retreat, withdrawing homes and businesses from the water's edge.

Sweet: Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme Pump Up Pledge On Palm Oil  |   

Two major doughnut chains have bowed to consumer pressure to better police their palm oil purchases. Environmentalists say it's a win for consumers, trees and animals.

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