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Why Voters Don't Believe the Economy Is Improving

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1. The U.S. economy really is doing better. So why don’t voters believe it?

By Ben Casselman in FiveThirtyEight

2. One disease kills more people than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Here’s how to fight it.

By Ben Hirschler in Reuters Africa

3. Here’s why airline still don’t make money.

By Alex Mayyasi in Priceonomics

4. India could be Africa’s perfect trading partner.

By Ashlyn Anderson at the Council on Foreign Relations

5. Here’s a digital piggy bank that teaches kids to manage their money.

By Vashti Hallissey in PSFK

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