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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said Sunday his foundation will invest another $5 billion in Africa over the next five years. Gates delivered the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture ahead of Mandela Day, when South Africans are encouraged to...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates says his foundation will invest another $5 billion in Africa over the next five years. Gates on Sunday delivered the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture ahead of Mandela Day, when South Africans are encouraged to...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The first time the world came to South Africa for a conference on AIDS, the country's leader shocked attendees by questioning whether HIV really caused the disease. President Thabo Mbeki then walked out of the room as a slender 11-year-old boy with AIDS...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know — and should we know — about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job? "Age always matters"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs this question: How much do we know — and should we know — about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job? At age 70 Trump...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors in Alabama have announced more arrests and elder abuse charges in the treatment of a 93-year-old woman at a nursing home who wouldn't take her medicine. Alabama Attorney General's spokesman Mike Lewis tells the Tuscaloosa News ( http://bit.ly/...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented. Zika is usually spread by mosquitoes, and health officials have known for some time that men can spread it...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented. Zika is usually spread by mosquitoes, and health officials have known for some time that men can spread it...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In all of last year, there were only 22 days when someone wasn't shot in Philadelphia. Nearly 1 in 5 victims died. Now, in a bold effort to stem the bloodshed, several Philadelphia hospitals are about to conduct a citywide experiment that will ask: When...