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Anti-cervical cancer vaccine for girls where there is no screening or radiotherapy
Howard Dully was one of the youngest people ever to be given a controversial lobotomy
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After 25 years of business reporting, Peter Day argues the world has turned upside down
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In 1931, nine black teenagers were convicted of raping two white girls in Alabama.
How alcohol is affecting the Aboriginal community in Australia
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The US debt criris averted: Is President Obama more popular now than when it started?
Mishka Ben David, the Israeli former Mossad agent is now writing crime fiction
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US shutdown rattles China; France's over-crowded prisons; a Polish war-time heroine
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The shutdown is finally over, but President Obama says it's seriously wounded the economy
End of Shutdown - Has US politics changed?.
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The lost glory of Paris's Champs Elysees, and a rundown but proud British seaside resort
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We're in Mississippi with a special report after a deal to end the US government shutdown
India's varied disaster-handling competence, and the politics of prime land in St Kitts
Friday 18 October 2013