04 20 2014
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Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines Face Grim Struggle As Death Toll Rises

Devastation left behind leaves hundreds of thousands of people struggling to find food and shelter

Super Typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda in the Philippines, has left devastation on a monumental scale in its wake. In its wake hundreds of thousands of people are struggling to cope with losses and face the challenges of surviving.

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Behind the Veil of Secrecy: Meet the Women Code-Breakers of WWII

The National Museum of Computing based at the Bletchley estate launched a new exhibit on women in computing

Bletchley Park was the home of British code-breaking during World War II and women made up majority of the 10,000 people who worked there. But the intense secrecy that surrounded them prevailed until after 2000. Now a new museum tells their stories.  
 

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Grenada: 30 Years Later

U.S. military invaded Grenada in 1983

Don Rojas didn't know that when he accepted Maurice Bishop's offer to become his press secretary that he'd end up being an eyewitness to a coup, and an invasion of Grenada by the U.S. military.

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Subtle Racism Damages Health

What might seem little jabs, can have a major impact on Black longevity

WARNING: What might seem little jabs, can have a major impact on Black longevity. There's a term for this death-by-a-thousand-cuts phenomenon: Microaggressions.

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