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Older people exercise to the morning radio calisthenics broadcast at a park in Tokyo, Japan.

Photograph by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Older people exercise to the morning radio calisthenics broadcast at a park in Tokyo, Japan.

Americans Less Worried than Asians About Aging: Pew Global Poll

The world is getting older. To be more precise, the proportion of the global population estimated to be 65 and older is projected to triple to 1.5 billion by 2050, according to a new survey by the Washington-based Pew Research...

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet veterans and their families on Veterans Day, in Arlington National Cemetery. Photograph by Michael Reynolds via Bloomberg

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet veterans and their families on Veterans Day, in Arlington National Cemetery. Photograph by Michael Reynolds via Bloomberg

`West Wing Week:’ Edited-Reality TV

President Barack Obama has had a busy week, his first week since re-election. The White House has produced its own version of “West Wing” to dramatize it. There was that visit to Arlington National Cemetery for Veterans’ Day. There was...

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