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In cities that vote blue, no immunity from racism
As she has watched white leftists engage in street battles with white nationalists on Portland’s waterfront, Debi Smith has been struck with a sense of g... >
A common thread in curbing racist expression
After last weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., many Americans feel a need to make better choices about public expressions of racism, such... >
Why GOP Congress will soldier on with Trump
It is perhaps the most serious, direct criticism of President Trump by one of his fellow Republicans in Congress since his remarks about last weekend’s v... >
Grenfell fire casts harsh light on London's dwindling low
It was just after 1 a.m. when Tomassina Hessel heard the knock on her door. The tower was Grenfell, a 24-story residential block that Ms. Hessel’s low-r... >
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In the heartland, a David and Goliath battle over a pipeline
On Art and Helen Tanderup’s small farm, the land is something else. Helen grew up here, in the two-story farmhouse that she and her husband got when her mother passed away. “I don’t want something like this to happen to what my grandparents built ... >
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Driven from US shores, neo
Russian critics have long worried about the propensity of the country’s communications watchdog, Roskomnadzor (RKZ), to cast an overly wide net in cens... >
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Fallout from modern protests: naming and shaming online
When hundreds of white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend in their largest public appearance in decades, it put faces to ideologies... >
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Facing elections in Venezuela’s new normal, opposition asks: Do we want in?
Since April, Venezuela’s opposition coalition seemed to be gaining the kind of support and momentum it was long criticized for lacking. Its calls for pe... >
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The collapse of Islamic State (ISIS) strongholds in Iraq is proving to be more than a military victory over terrorists. The two-year battle against the mi... >
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After brinkmanship, a diplomatic opening with North Korea
For more than two decades, North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them long distances has prompted recurring international ... >
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Finding Somaliland's ancient cave art is hard. Protecting it could be harder.
Hidden in the Somali desert, beneath stunning, ancient rock cave paintings, the thin trail of a snake traces a winding line across the dust. Somaliland’... >