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Nations Mark World Population Day

Nations around the globe marked World Population Day on Saturday — "a reminder of our common responsibility to build a more sustainable and just future," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said. The United Nations said the "unprecedented decrease in mortality" in the developed world in the 19th century that spread to other parts of the world in the 20th century was "one of the major achievements of humanity," resulting in a world population that grew from 1...

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