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On Nov. 9, 1989 — 25 years ago — the Berlin Wall fell. That moment is etched into the memories of many people around the world, and it's difficult to imagine how it felt to be in Berlin on that day. But this video comes pretty close. Read more»

These are the faces of the disappeared. Read more»

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Hospitals in the United States aren't prepared for Ebola. Not what you want to hear right now, of course, but that's the warning being sounded by the very medical professionals who provide much of our health care and who'd be on the front lines of any Ebola outbreak in the United States: Nurses. Read more»

The White House spent much of last week trying to figure out if the word "war" was the right one to describe its military actions against the Islamic State. So how many wars is the U.S. fighting right now? Somewhere between zero and 134. Read more»

The war in Gaza is drawing attention to growing anti-Semitism in Europe. Read more»

A woman crosses a four-lane highway in Mexico to rescue a dog that's been hit by a car. Read more»

The enemies of fun have triumphed. First they came for the vuvuzela. Now they've come for the caxirola. Read more»

Russia Today exploded onto the American media scene during the Occupy Wall Street protests. Now it's imploding over Crimea. Read more»

Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and the big boss of Vatican City. There are plenty of reasons that might get your hackles up. But — so far, at least — Pope Francis seems pretty hip. Either that's the truth, or he has the world's greatest public relations firm on his side. Maybe both? Read more»

Pope Francis

This week GlobalPost showed why so many people are digging on Pope Francis. He loves the sick and the poor. He lives a simple life that reflects his values. He has criticized the Catholic church for its alienating obsession with social issues. And he has called out global capitalism for the greed it has produced and the social devastation it has wrought. Sounds good? Not so fast. Read more»

Darwin's Fox

Here are eight species considered "Critically Endangered" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. They are awesome. Please don't let them die. Read more»