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1st Malaria Vaccine Tried out in Babies in 3 African Nations

TOMALI, Malawi — A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history's deadliest and most stubborn of diseases. The southern African nation is rolling ou...
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Yosemite Sets New Wildlife Protection Zones for Motorists

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Visitors driving through Yosemite National Park during the Labor Day weekend will see new signs designating wildlife protection zones and advising that speed limits will be strictly enforced. The Park Service says the zones will rem...
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US Beefing up Forces in Middle East to Counter Iran

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks ...
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Some Horse Advocates Buck at New Plan to Save Wild Mustangs

RENO, Nev. — Animal welfare groups have reached a milestone agreement with ranching interests they say would save wild mustangs from slaughter but the compromise has opened a nasty split among horse protection advocates. "The groups promoting this plan have...