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The U.S. has a rough track record with how it treats new parents, but there are reasons to believe that this could soon be a thing of the past.
Security forces fire tear gas into a crowd of supporters of Madagascan presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana, breaking up a demonstration against the country's election results on January 2nd, 2019, in Antananarivo.
If the election results are accurate, this could be the DRC's first democratic transfer of power since the country gained independence from Belgium in 1960.
A nurse working with the World Health Organization shows a bottle containing Ebola vaccine at the town hall of Mbandaka on May 21st, 2018, during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign.