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When ‘culture clash’ gets in the way
This fall marked the 25th anniversary of a famous lecture by Samuel Huntington. The late Harvard University professor predicted that world events would re... >
Why did Broward destroy 2016 ballots? Sanders ally seeks US probe
A South Florida law professor, running to unseat Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, is calling for a federal investigation into the destruction of all... >
Columbus Circle without Columbus? New York's statue debate hits Italian
When Joseph Guagliardo was a street kid growing up in Red Hook in Brooklyn, the statue of Christopher Columbus at the southwest corner of Central Park in M... >
Trump’s tax plan: Why many middle
Republican leaders promised tax reform would streamline things so much that 9 out of 10 Americans could file their taxes on a postcard. Recommended: What... >
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In Malaysia, religious concerns stall child
“There might be pressures from the outside, but this is where you have to be strong,” says Saira, not her real name, about resisting the unlikely marriage proposal. Lobbyists pressuring the government to criminalize child marriage “were getting qui... >
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In Romania, royal funeral prompts regrets
Outside the monumental former royal palace that looms over the main square of Bucharest, mourners have been laying flowers for days in tribute to a long-de... >
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Kremlin's four
In just under four hours Mr. Putin answered scores of questions, some of them quite minute and detailed, about domestic and foreign policy. It’s a famil... >
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Jerusalem, etc.: How US global leadership has changed under Trump
The scene at the United Nations Security Council last week was reminiscent of the run-up to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, when the international communi... >
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Does US need special counsel to probe special counsel Mueller?
Taking their cue from President Trump, some congressional Republicans are intensifying charges that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into t... >
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Graceless: Women warned off politics in Zimbabwe
During his 37 years as Zimbabwe’s prime minister and president, Robert Mugabe ordered the massacre of thousands of political opponents, ran the country... >
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What Doug Jones's win means for Democrats
Doug Jones, the Democratic lawyer who snatched a historic Senate win in Alabama on Tuesday, is a man of high ideals. In 1977, when he was still in law sch... >