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America’s Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor

America’s Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
"At the county level, America is a tremendously unequal place."Source: www.citylab.comThe concentration of wealth within U.S.
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Here’s what no one understands about the Dakota Access Pipeline crisis

Here’s what no one understands about the Dakota Access Pipeline crisis | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Understanding “sacred” sites.
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The American Thanksgiving

The American Thanksgiving | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The Times asked 15 American families to talk about the dishes on their Thanksgiving tables that speak best to their heritage and traditions, and to who we are. These are their stories.
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Why Britain is wooing India

Why Britain is wooing India | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Theresa May’s government needs big trade deals to make Brexit work
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Iraqi Forces Evacuate 1,000 Civilians From Mosul Front Lines

Iraqi Forces Evacuate 1,000 Civilians From Mosul Front Lines | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N. says militants have committed a number of atrocities in recent days, officials said Wednesday.
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Why Pretzel Dogs Are Causing a National Uproar in Malaysia

Why Pretzel Dogs Are Causing a National Uproar in Malaysia | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Who's out of touch here—the Malaysian government, or Auntie Anne's?
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The Only Scary Thing About Syria’s Refugees Is That They’re Just Like Us

The Only Scary Thing About Syria’s Refugees Is That They’re Just Like Us | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Visiting displaced Syrians in Lebanon, the author discovers a painful truth. These aren’t would-be terrorists sneaking across borders; they’re regular families, living in the margins and dreaming of home.
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The World’s Congested Human Migration Routes in 5 Maps

The World’s Congested Human Migration Routes in 5 Maps | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Europe is not the only part of the world facing a refugee crisis.
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Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?

Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives? | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
In the past 50 years, better medical care and healthier habits have greatly reduced the risk of dying young from heart disease. But the obesity epidemic threatens to reverse that happy trend.
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Victoria Beckham and son Brooklyn on HIV awareness raising mission to Kenya with Born Free Africa and UNAIDS | UNAIDS

Victoria Beckham and son Brooklyn on HIV awareness raising mission to Kenya with Born Free Africa and UNAIDS | UNAIDS | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Victoria Beckham and her son, Brooklyn Beckham, have completed a three-day mission to Kenya with Born Free Africa and UNAIDS to raise awareness about HIV.
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New initiative launched to tackle cardiovascular disease, the world’s number one killer

New initiative launched to tackle cardiovascular disease, the world’s number one killer | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
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Gonorrhea is more dangerous than ever as resistance to antibiotics grows

Gonorrhea is more dangerous than ever as resistance to antibiotics grows | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The growing antibiotic resistance of the bacteria gives a new sense of urgency to the problem as world leaders met at the UN for the first summit on superbugs.
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Dangerous New Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Reach U.S.

Dangerous New Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Reach U.S. | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Woman infected with microbes that fight a last-line-of-defense drug; common infections could become untreatable
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A Fairytale Kingdom Faces Real-Life Troubles

A Fairytale Kingdom Faces Real-Life Troubles | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
On the border of Estonia and Russia, the Setos struggle to create a modern identity from ancient beliefs
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Mexico's passion for American football growing - ESPN Video

Mexico's passion for American football growing - ESPN Video | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
ESPN Deportes' Sergio Dipp examines the history and growth of American football in Mexico.
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The Refugee Who Became Class President

The Refugee Who Became Class President | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
In Charlottesville, Virginia, one class president’s journey through American public education exemplifies a national debate.
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A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award

A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
World maps are notoriously distorted, but the AuthaGraph minimizes the effect.
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We live in Aleppo. Here’s how we survive.

We live in Aleppo. Here’s how we survive. | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Life under siege in Syria
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France Clears ‘Jungle’ Camp at Calais, Dispersing Thousands of Migrants

France Clears ‘Jungle’ Camp at Calais, Dispersing Thousands of Migrants | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
It is the start of the country’s effort to dismantle what has become an emblem of Europe’s struggle to get a handle on the migration crisis.
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Right-to-die law faces skepticism in nation’s capital: ‘It’s really aimed at old black people’

Right-to-die law faces skepticism in nation’s capital: ‘It’s really aimed at old black people’ | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The D.C. Council is set to pass a bill allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill patients.
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Ethiopia cracks down on protest

Ethiopia cracks down on protest | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Once a darling of investors and development economists, repressive Ethiopia is sliding towards chaos
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Drones carrying medicines, blood face top challenge: Africa

Drones carrying medicines, blood face top challenge: Africa | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
At first, the drone took some explaining. Anxious villagers buzzed with rumors of a new blood-sucking thing that would fly above their homes. Witchcraft, some said.
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The powerhouse behind Stanford’s global cancer effort

The powerhouse behind Stanford’s global cancer effort | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Ami Bhatt is mobilizing Stanford experts to fight the growing threat of cancer in the developing world.
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Nigeria: Malaria, HIV, Diarrhoea Top Killer Diseases in Nigeria

Nigeria: Malaria, HIV, Diarrhoea Top Killer Diseases in Nigeria | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
A new global burden of Disease released, yesterday, has revealed that malaria and HIV are now leading causes of death in Nigeria even as it found that Nigerians now live longer than they did 25 years ago.
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‘Superbug’ MRSA may be spreading through tainted poultry

‘Superbug’ MRSA may be spreading through tainted poultry | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers focused on a newly identified strain of the bacteria that they found in people in Denmark. Although most individuals who become infected with MRSA don't get it from food, the study suggests that this poultry-associated strain may be more easily transmitted from food to people.
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