When the crowds die down in the vacation paradise of Malindi, Kenya, it’s hard to ignore that this is a town struggling with drugs and HIV.

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Following the Malaysia Airlines crash, international flights are steering away from Ukraine for safety concerns.
Flight Radar 24 is capturing the patterns of movement.
Go here for updates on the Malaysia Airlines situation.

Following the Malaysia Airlines crash, international flights are steering away from Ukraine for safety concerns.

Flight Radar 24 is capturing the patterns of movement.

Go here for updates on the Malaysia Airlines situation.

More than 52,000 unaccompanied children were caught trying to cross the U.S. border in the first five months of this year.
Many of them are fleeing drug and gang violence at home. But what happens to them after they’ve made the journey? Where do they go?
Here in the U.S., these children face a new set of challenges — a border patrol system unequipped to handle them and a future filled with uncertainty.
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More than 52,000 unaccompanied children were caught trying to cross the U.S. border in the first five months of this year.

Many of them are fleeing drug and gang violence at home. But what happens to them after they’ve made the journey? Where do they go?

Here in the U.S., these children face a new set of challenges — a border patrol system unequipped to handle them and a future filled with uncertainty.

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An estimated 51.2 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide. 
Half of whom are children.
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An estimated 51.2 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide.

Half of whom are children.

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If you ask people in Egypt if they feel Egyptian, the answer is a resounding yes — and they can tell you why. Whatever their political differences, Egyptians share a sense of national and cultural identity. The same goes for most French, for most British and for most Americans, steeped as they are in their common history and national myths.

But on display [in Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine] today: the consequences of a tragically missed opportunity by every Ukrainian government since independence nearly a quarter century ago, to inculcate a proud national identity and founding mythology in its youngest citizens. Now, facing the gravest crisis of its young existence, Ukraine faces the task of trying to forge that identity against odds that seem to grow longer every day.”

-Margaret Warner reports on the lack of Ukrainian identity from Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine.

What do you think is more important for kids: hard work, imagination or faith?
Take our interactive and see which country most closely resembles your parenting values.

What do you think is more important for kids: hard work, imagination or faith?

Take our interactive and see which country most closely resembles your parenting values.

At least 50,000 young Senegalese boys are being forced to beg on the streets for food and money.

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By the time the Iraq War began in 2003, the number of Jews in Iraq had dwindled to less than 50. Most had fled to escape anti-Semitic violence and persecution, and were forced to leave behind centuries worth of sacred and secular texts and artifacts.
A month into the start of the Iraq War, thousands of those materials, were found drowning in an unexpected place — the basement of Saddam Hussein’s secret police headquarters.
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By the time the Iraq War began in 2003, the number of Jews in Iraq had dwindled to less than 50. Most had fled to escape anti-Semitic violence and persecution, and were forced to leave behind centuries worth of sacred and secular texts and artifacts.

A month into the start of the Iraq War, thousands of those materials, were found drowning in an unexpected place — the basement of Saddam Hussein’s secret police headquarters.

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Just because we have the technology to bring back some extinct species, should we?

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