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Free College Tuition to Break Cycle of Poverty

Free College Tuition to Break Cycle of Poverty

AP (Aug. 28, 2014) Alvernia University is trying to help kids break the cycle of poverty in Reading, Pennsylvania, one of the nation's poorest cities, by offering them full scholarships along with intensive tutoring and mentoring. (Aug. 28) Video provided by AP
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WHO: Ethical to Use Untested Ebola Drugs

WHO: Ethical to Use Untested Ebola Drugs

AP (Aug. 12, 2014) The World Health Organization says it is ethical to use unproven, experimental drugs in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. (Aug. 12) Video provided by AP
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Bill Gates: Health, Agriculture Key to Africa's Development

Bill Gates: Health, Agriculture Key to Africa's Development

AFP (July 24, 2014) Health and agriculture development are key if African countries are to overcome poverty and grow, US software billionaire Bill Gates said Thursday, as he received an honourary degree in Ethiopia. Duration: 00:36 Video provided by AFP
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UN: Global AIDS-Related Deaths Fallen a Third in Decade

UN: Global AIDS-Related Deaths Fallen a Third in Decade

AFP (July 16, 2014) Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, the United Nations says as it voices hope of wiping out the killer disease. Duration: 01:00 Video provided by AFP
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