According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 120,076 people are currently waiting for an organ, and 18 of these people will die each day.
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Bill de Blasio defeated Joe Lhota in New York City’s election for mayor on Tuesday, November 5. De Blasio will be the first new mayor in New York City since 2002 when he takes office in January, 2014.
The OPCW recently won the Nobel Peace Prize for overseeing the destruction of nearly 82 percent of the total 71,194 tonnes of declared chemical weapons in the world.
Learn a little bit about 13-year-old Vera from Sofia, Bulgaria.
The U.S. government shut down from October 1 to 17 because Congress could not agree on how to fund its budget.
Chota is a small town of about 120 families. It is an Afro-Ecuadorean village where my parents were born and my grandparents live.
At 1:55 p.m. on September 2, Diana Nyad became the first person confirmed to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. She swam a total distance of 110 miles!
The 2013 mayoral elections are approaching. On Tuesday, November 5, decisions that affect citizens all across the country will be made.
The Savar building collapse on April 24, 2013 was the deadliest disaster in the garment industry’s history. When the building collapsed during the morning rush hour, of the thousands buried among the rubble, 1,130 people were killed and 2,500 people were injured.
Nine-year-old Fanny Pierrat lives in a mountain village in southern France with her parents, grandparents and brother. / Fanny Pierrat a neuf ans et vit avec ses parents, ses grandparents et son frère dans un village de montagne dans le sud de la France.