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Lead Editor: James daSilva

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SmartBrief covers the news surrounding state and local governments, defense issues, advocacy concerns and the work of the United Nations Foundation.

Global progress on malaria must continue, WHO says


  • Voice of America
  • BBC

Saturday is World Malaria Day, and the World Health Organization is urging action to improve methods to prevent, diagnose and treat malaria. Africa has 90% of the world's malaria deaths, most of which… Read More

A retrospective of the pioneering Hubble Space Telescope


  • SpaceFlight Insider

This retrospective of the Hubble Space Telescope covers its history and prominent role in arguably "one of the greatest eras of exploration in human history." The $1.5 billion Hubble project pioneered… Read More

Chilean city copes with nearby volcanic eruption


  • CityLab

The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday in Chile, and its ash plume is visible from Puerto Montt, a city about 20 miles away. The volcano last erupted in 1972, and officials were not actively monitoring… Read More