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13 Aug 2013 15:57 GMT | Business & Economy, Health, US & Canada, United States
A new gym in the US is giving hope to the obese.Downsize Fitness is picky about its members, but those who get in are seeing big results.
Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago.
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Officials start projects endorsing healthier diets in bid to curb health crisis in US city.
Business & Economy, US & Canada, United States
In the city dubbed "the fattest in the US", health advocates are fighting a battle against obesity.
Business & Economy, Health, US & Canada, United States
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
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Polio, Asia, Pakistan
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Human Rights, India, Asia
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Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Africa
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War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Houthis
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Politics, Africa, Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Boko Haram
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Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America