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Readers write: Mothers and forgiveness, reality of homelessness, how ‘Black Panther’ affects Africans, tariffs explained for average reader, high
It got deeper into issues around forgiveness, always recognizing that people are complex and face difficult paths – rarely simple or direct – through t... >
Israelis must reach out to Gazans, Palestinians will live on despite recent violence, Europe walks a tightrope after Trump’s trashing of the Iran de
“On [May 14], more than 60 Palestinians were reported killed in Gaza and more than 2,000 injured, according to the Hamas-run Health Ministry,” states a... >
Ramadan: a time for fasting, prayer, reflection – and laughs?
After a long day of fasting, work, and prayer, many Jordanians are gathering each night this Ramadan for one thing: a good laugh. In what is quickly becom... >
Will Europe's new web privacy rules also bring global standards of trust?
European regulators were once dismissed as pesky, procedural, and preoccupied with privacy. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDP... >
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Europe gets a grip on graft
One of the healthy competitions between Europe and the United States is over which one can set a new global standard. On May 25, the European Union began to win on one standard – digital privacy – with the start of stiff rules on how companies handle... >
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Taking the hill: As more veterans run for Congress, are they more bipartisan?
Marine Corps veteran Andrew Grant tucks a campaign flier into the hip pocket of his jeans, strides up the front walk, and rings the bell at a Spanish-style... >
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Van Hollen eyes 'blue wave' hopes, but midterm map is tough for Democrats
Despite all the talk of a “blue wave” this November, Democrats are facing the real possibility that President Trump may break the mold – again – by... >
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In Europe, it is both easier and harder to get an abortion than in US
Now that could change, as Irish citizens vote in a referendum on May 25 to repeal the article of their Constitution (known simply as the Eighth Amendment) ... >
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In Ireland's abortion debate, a struggle to correct past paternalism?
When Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar announced a referendum that could relax one of the most restrictive regimes for abortion in Europe, his nod to women... >
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As Ebola outbreak grows, Congo puts public health lessons to the test
When a deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus began creeping across communities in West Africa in early 2014, many on the ground quickly sounded the alarm. ... >
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In an Ohio town, fostering community over cream puffs
When Larry and Malana Monson packed up their life in California and moved to this tiny town in southeast Ohio, they did so with the dream of opening a bake... >