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After a series of defeats, the Islamic State resorts to shock tactics

The killing of hostage Maaz al-Kassasbeh by the Islamic State was different from others that came before it, but the motivation was the same. There is a reason that al-Kasaesbeh was killed in such a theatrical and sadistic manner. ... Read more»

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MLK: 'I have a dream'

Video: "I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together."... Read more»

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How to stop Islamic extremism in Europe

Some experts worry increased security and surveillance in Europe could lead to a backlash, and a more radicalized public.... Read more»

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The truth about the Lima climate deal

Analysis: Some negotiators were jubilant. Many environmentalists were furious. What does the draft agreement reached by the UN climate talks actually mean?... Read more»

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How Hugo Chavez helped bring the U.S. and Cuba closer together

News analysis: It's going to be a bad year for Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro.... Read more»

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Dirty secret of U.S. foreign policy: Legacy of torture

Declassified documents trace the CIA's torture program back to the 1950s, when the CIA developed a curriculum to teach Latin American militaries how to torture.... Read more»

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How far can a reform-minded pope go?

Pope Francis is a change agent rivaled by few other figures in power today. Does a reform-driven pope have the power to change doctrine?... Read more»

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The future of the Internet is up in the air

The Internet as you know it is about to fundamentally shift. While Americans are embroiled in debates over net neutrality and data surveillance, little attention has been paid to issues that affect global internet security as a whole. Big changes are ahead, and there’s been a surprising lack of discussion about how the Internet we’ve come to know and love will be managed, and who will be at the helm.... Read more»1

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Global news community stands ground against 'new war on journalists'

Commentary: Amid growing violence against us, our colleagues’ work and their sacrifices inspire us to keep going.... Read more»

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Are the missing students protests turning into a Mexican spring?

Analysis: More than two months after Mexico’s Ayotzinapa students disappeared, protests are still rocking the country, and they’re spreading. Many demonstrators want to remove President Enrique Peña Nieto. But most analysts say that’s not likely. ... Read more»

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Mexico: Missing students a symptom of a larger crisis

Apart from being a human rights atrocity, the case of 43 disappeared students in Mexico is also a reflection of a faulty government system that the U.S. helped cultivate.... Read more»

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Technology skills only scratch surface of digital divide

The realities of the “digital divide” are increasingly apparent. In a consumer culture that equates status with early adoption of the newest iPhone, access to new technology necessarily splits pretty clearly along socio-economic class lines. According to U.S. census data, for example, more than 30 million homes have no broadband access, most of them concentrated in some of the poorest parts of the country.... Read more»

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Exiled priest accuses Vatican of heresy

Father Roy Bourgeois has spent the better part of his 76 years like a polemical Don Quixote, tilting against the powerful windmills of his time: the U.S. military, Latin American dictatorships, the State Department, federal courts — and now the Vatican.... Read more»

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5 facts to know about Obama's immigration announcement

Using his legal authority, President Obama brings temporary relief to millions of immigrants through executive action. The president’s move is a first step but not a permanent solution.... Read more»

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Obama let opponents define the Affordable Care Act

Commentary: the Democrats’ strategy seems to have been to say as little as possible about why reform was needed and how the final law would protect us from insurance industry abuses... Read more»

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