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When 72-year-old Peggy Bush lost her late husband David, she was able to navigate the system enough to get pensions, benefits and transfer the title of the house. It was when a card game app stopped working that she encountered real trouble.

The couple owned an Apple computer along with the iPad, and though Bush… READ MORE »


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Women protesters swarmed the streets of Nepal after the country’s government proposed paying men 50,000 rupees (about $1,000) to marry widowed women. A 10-year-long civil war responsible for the death of thousands of Nepalese men has left many women husbandless. Being a widow in Nepal isn’t easy because they are ostracized there. One woman explained… READ MORE »


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Women in Iraq have it rough. Many have husbands are missing or dead, so they are responsible for taking care of their families, which means more than just putting food on the table. Sabriyah Hilal Abadi started sleeping with a loaded AK-47 in her bed , but she only used it once, when she thought… READ MORE »