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Kofi Annan, UN Leader Who Won Peace Prize, Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, UN Leader Who Won Peace Prize, Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, the soft-spoken Ghanaian diplomat who served as the first United Nations secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, has died.
U.K. Government to Take Over Stricken Rail Line

U.K. Government to Take Over Stricken Rail Line

The U.K. Government will take control of a key rail artery linking London with Edinburgh in a move that escalates a debate over whether Britain’s wider rail network should be re-nationalized.
Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

America’s regulations for off-planet activity were written in the 1980s. They’re about to be remade with a capitalist bent.