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Religion And Healthcare In Africa; An Ethical Dilemma

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Each year, thousands of American Christians travel to developing countries to tend to the poor and the sick. In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s estimated that 40 to 70 percent of health services are provided by religious organizations. Yet the pairing of religion and health care makes some in the West uncomfortable. They question the ethics of offering healthcare, and the Gospel, to a vulnerable population that may have no other option for health services. But as Jordana Gustafson reports, many in Kenya feel differently.

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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Police Use Fingertip Replicas To Unlock A Murder Victim's Phone

Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.

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