Full story - May 15, 2018
Rapper Skibkhan in the video for ‘Shob Chup,’ which condemns the culture of silence around poverty and inequality in Bangladesh
There is another story about youthful anger in Bangladesh. No, not radicalization. It’s the story of hip-hop.
Full story - May 15, 2018
An Israeli soldier stands next to signs pointing out distances to different cities, on Mount Bental, an observation post in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights that overlooks the Syrian side of the Quneitra crossing, Israel May 10, 2018.
Israel captured the Golan Heights for several reasons, but two in particular stand out: to expand its borders, and to create a buffer zone against Syria.
Full story - May 11, 2018
Senator Tammy Duckworth carries her daughter Abigail during a mock swearing-in with US Vice President Joe Biden during the opening day of the 115th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Jan. 3, 2017.
What does this acknowledgment of motherhood tell us about US politics today?
Full story - May 08, 2018
Nominee to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Gina Haspel arrives for meetings with Senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC,  May 7, 2018.
If the president wants to benefit from the best information about the most important challenges facing America, he needs to believe the CIA is doing its job well. That trust starts at the top.
Full story - May 07, 2018
A protest by "If Not Now" outside the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, DC, March 2017.
Younger American Jews are overwhelmingly liberal in their politics — even more so than other young Americans. They are also “dovish” in their attitudes toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Full story - May 07, 2018
Mercury enters rice through local industrial activities and through burning coal.
Seven provinces in central China account for 48 percent of Chinese rice production and receive nearly double the atmospheric mercury deposition as the rest of China.
Full story - May 02, 2018
People take part in a protest march to demand an end to violence in Managua, Nicaragua, April 28, 2018.
After a week of political protest in Nicaragua, at least 38 people — and possibly over 60 — are dead. President Daniel Ortega, whose government once seemed unshakable, has emerged weakened in the face of protesters demanding his ouster.
Full story - April 30, 2018
Palestinian children play on a ferris wheel near residential buildings that witnesses said were destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in the summer of 2014, in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza, July 27, 2015.
Undrinkable drinking water is just one example of how blockades and war have permeated an entire ecosystem.
Full story - April 27, 2018
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As more details emerge about the possible motives of the accused killer, particularly his alleged connection to the misogynist movement known as incel, could he face charges under Canadian law for gender-based terrorism?
Full story - April 18, 2018
People fly into the air as a vehicle is driven into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.
There are uncanny echoes of Picasso’s “Guernica” in Kelly’s photograph.

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