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Saudi Arabia: The White House Loves It. Most Americans? Not So Much

<img src=’’ alt=’Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, in London, on March 7.’/>

As the Saudi crown prince travels across the United States, he will have one major hurdle: polls show more than half of Americans have unfavorable views of his country.

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Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight

<img src=’’ alt=’Suspicious travel companions: Bacteria can survive for days on surfaces inside a plane. But that doesn’t mean you have to take these critters home with you.’/>

We all think of airplanes as hotbeds for diseases. But how easily do pathogens spread on jets? Now scientists have created “Fantasy Flights” to find the risky seats.

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