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Waiting periods on guns prevent 750 US deaths per year: study

1 year, 1 day ago
WASHINGTON: Laws that require waiting periods before the purchase of handguns save hundreds of lives per year and reduce the rate of gun homicides by 17 percent, US researchers say. More than 33,000 gun-related deaths occur annually in…

The snake-catching tribe saving lives in India

1 year, 10 months ago
CHENGALPATTU, India: A small scythe, a crowbar and a bundle of canvas bags are all that Kali and Vedan carry when they venture into the fields of southern India to catch some of the world's deadliest snakes. Their skills, passed from…