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    As the first anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, approaches, young people around the world are reflecting on the staggering amount of gun violence that's taken place since.To make a powerful statement on the dire need for change, a group of teen journalists came together and spent the past year reporting on gun-related deaths of children.The group worked with The Trace, The...

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    Cannabis will be used to treat symptoms of dementia in the first major U.K. trial to test its use, scientists have announced. Pensioners with symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease will be recruited to see how cannabis-based treatment compares with a dummy drug.

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    The conservative lawmaker just wants to “promote understanding” of LGBT issues. The former defense minister said she’s unsure she’ll be able to introduce new legislation seeking greater tolerance of same-sex relationships amid opposition from her Liberal Democratic Party colleagues. “People asked me if I’d turned left wing,” said Inada, an LDP executive and an adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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    A judicial official says Paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into "sexual aggression" targeting Luigi Ventura, the Apostolic Nuncio to France.

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    Understanding the risk factors of cognitive decline are now more important than ever. A recent study examined the potential role of inflammation.

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    Thirteen gay couples plan to file Japan's first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage.

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    While smartphones are often criticized for issues ranging from addictive properties, community seclusion and sleep disturbances, research shows that used in the right way, smartphones may be a vehicle to...

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    The German government has revealed a sharp increase in the number of anti-Semitic offenses recorded last year. Crime data, detailed in German media on Wednesday, says 1,646 crimes were linked to a hatred of Jews in 2018 - showing a yearly increase of 10%.

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    Every Friday morning, 13-year-old Holly Gillibrand protests at the gates of her school.

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    A jury has ruled that the Iowa Department of Corrections discriminated against a transgender employee by denying him the use of men's restroom and locker rooms at the prison where he worked.

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