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In The World—August 23, 2015

By Melissa Wuske Museum Paintings Accessible to Visually Impaired Most art museums have placards that chide visitors: “Don’t touch the art.” But an exhibit called “Touching the Prado” at Spain’s Prado museum took a different route. It recreated famous paintings with raised, textured pigments and encouraged people, especially those who are blind and visually impaired, […]

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In the World—December 14, 2014

By Christy Barritt   Ebola Outbreak Could Hit 1.4 Million by 2015 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that between 550,000 and 1.4 million people could be infected by Ebola by January if the disease isn’t contained. The World Health Organization confirmed 5,800 cases as of the end of September, which has […]