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Shorthanded specialists struggle to address the resurgence of leprosy in Brazil
BELÉM, Brazil — A revolving door of doctors misdiagnosed all of Denise Almeida’s symptoms. The patch on her back was not a fungal infection, the swelling on her ear was not edema, the mark on her abdomen was not a heat rash and the bumps on her foot were not hives. It was the fifth doctor that read it right — Almeida had leprosy...
Wildfire-vulnerable communities search for ways to live with growing threat
SHINGLETOWN, Calif. — Unless it’s Sunday, Kelly Loew is steering her rusty-red Jeep down the same mail route in Shingletown, as she has six days a week for the last seven years. But she delivers less mail these days as California’s persistent wildfires drive residents away...
Housing advocates, legal experts expect wave of evictions following expiration of state moratorium
RALEIGH — Red and white “For Rent” signs have yet to crop up on lawns in Southeast Raleigh, but Kimberly Muktarian, a lifelong resident of the area, is expecting they will soon...
Low-risk sex offenders rely on local organizations as state-required registration hinders their reintegration
When Dwayne Daughtry meets someone for the first time, it rarely starts with an introduction. In 2011, he was charged with sexual battery — the only misdemeanor that leads to being listed as a sex offender. Daughtry and more than 25,600 people are listed on North Carolina’s Sex Offender Registry...
Nation-wide Moroccan contractual teachers' strike
Thousands of Morocco's teachers rocked the country's education system by going on strike. The coverage below follows the movement for over three months:
Story I: Two protests take place in Rabat on International Women's Day
Story II: Contractual and Cell 9 teachers: 'We will continue our protests'
Story III: Moroccan teachers march into April, making 3 months of protests
Story IV: Moroccan teachers: 'We can't go back until government gives in'
Story V: Moroccan teachers: 'Each protest gets bigger as more join us'
Story VI: Police disperse teachers protests at Morocco's Parliament
Story VII: Moroccan teachers to suspend strike after month of turmoil
Story VIII: Unions and protestors march on Labor Day in Morocco