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Opinion: Covid's lessons are key to crushing the world's most brutal infectious disease

In May 2020 in Cape Town, a mother and father embraced as they walked beside an attending doctor and nurse. They were led into a private room where they perched on a two-seater couch before the doctor sadly broke the news that their three-year-old son had died due to complications from tuberculosis (TB) and malnutrition. Their beautiful child was cared for by his grandmother during a time when South Africa's Covid-19 lockdowns disrupted usual health-seeking practices in their community. The parents worked some distance away, struggling to make ends meet but sending weekly wages to aid the grandmother.

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Jackson's water crisis is a moral and ethical tragedy

Summoned to the South by Marian Wright of the NAACP, Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Joseph Clark traveled to the Mississippi Delta in the Spring of 1967 to assess the effectiveness of the federal War on Poverty programs. Wright had testified before Congress that the people of her state were starving and in agony. Although forewarned, the White senators were stunned to witness the extremities of Mississippi's soul-crushing poverty, right in the middle of one of the wealthiest nations on earth.

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How 2020 saw Hong Kong change forever

The past year has changed Hong Kong forever. From crushing pro-democracy protests and dissent to the implementation of the National Security Law and ousted lawmakers, for many China's tightening grip is choking the city. CNN's Ivan Watson looks into what the future holds for the semi-autonomous city.

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Opinion: Crushing the pandemic could pave the way for Biden's bold agenda

President-elect Joe Biden has a tough road ahead. He lost valuable time during the transition as a result of President Donald Trump's refusal to acknowledge the outcome of the election. And once Biden enters office, he will have a host of problems to contend with. We are still immersed in a pandemic, the economy is extraordinarily fragile and the nation is as divided as ever.

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The time Janet Yellen took on Wells Fargo

The night before Janet Yellen stepped down as Federal Reserve chair in February 2018, she shocked Wall Street by delivering a crushing blow to America's most messed-up bank.

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Opinion: Trump's bizarro-world 'elite strike force' legal challenge is about to implode

Just moments after a federal judge issued a blistering rebuke of their evidence-free, legally-confused effort to contest President-elect Joe Biden's win in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump's legal team flailed to spin the crushing loss as some sort of bizarro-world victory. Trump campaign attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis claimed in a statement that the dismissal "turns out to help us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the US Supreme Court."

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