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Bill Gates Annual Letter

WATCH: Why Eradicating A Disease Is So Hard

Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Howard

We've done it before. In 1980, the world wiped the devastating disease smallpox off the face of the earth -- making it the only human disease eradicated in history. So what does it take to destroy another human disease again?

Bill Gates Makes Bold Bet About Ending Poverty, And Tech Plays A Big Role

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.23.2015 | Impact

Technological advances will drastically change life in the developing world by 2030. Bill Gates is betting on it. In the 2015 Gates Annual Let...

7 Ways Bill Gates Is Fighting Common Stereotypes About The Poor

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

In their annual letter published on Tuesday, Bill and Melinda Gates addressed a number of claims about global poverty often used to argue against givi...

Bill Gates: By 2035, There Will Be Almost No Poor Countries

AP | By JAKE PEARSON | Posted 11.26.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates pitched an optimistic future for the world's poor and sick in their annual letter Tuesday, ar...

Bill Gates: Education Should Be America's Top Concern

Posted 02.01.2013 | Impact

Bill Gates was on "Morning Joe" Wednesday to talk about the role of innovation in humanitarian aid, but singled out education as the issue that could ...

State of the Union? Yawn. State of Humanity. Yes, Please.

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Bill Gates' annual public letter highlights some of greatest challenges we face as human beings.