Archive for August 18th, 2018

Imran Khan Is Sworn Into Office As Pakistan's New Prime Minister

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 18 2018, 5:00 PM

Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S.

As Death Toll Rises, Mourners Gather To Honor Victims Of Italian Bridge Collapse

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 18 2018, 11:40 AM

On a national day of mourning in Italy, questions remain about how a highway bridge gave way, killing dozens.

Report Says 7 Former Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years

Education | | August 18 2018, 9:00 AM

A report by a law firm found sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide

Health | | August 18 2018, 8:00 AM

In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize-Winner, Dies At 80

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 18 2018, 5:00 AM

"Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world," his foundation said.

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