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Who Gets to Decide When We Go to War?

The Constitution’s framers went to considerable trouble to insure that it would be hard to take the country to war. Two centuries later, it’s easier than ever. What happened?

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China Loses Top Tennis Star Li Na

Arguably one of the most popular tennis players in the world, China’s Li Na helped bring the sport to Asia. Now, her sudden retirement has the country asking ‘what’s next?’

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Corruption, Clientelism and Censorship in Greece’s Media Landscape

It was just over one year ago when Greece was, once again, thrust into the international limelight. On June 11, 2013, the Greek government, in a sudden and surprise move, immediately shut down ERT, the country’s national public broadcaster. That evening, ERT’s frequencies throughout Greece went dark, putting an end to a national broadcasting institution that had been on the air continuously since 1938.

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Joan Rivers: If I Were Dictator of USA

She was a legendary—and infamous—comic, author, and talk show host. But what would she be like as leader of a country? Here’s what she said in 1972.

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“Illegal Immigration” Is a Policy Used to Exclude and Exploit

Many politicians and others who see immigration control as an issue of security and sovereignty imagine that hordes of poor people of color are seeking to appropriate the resources of this land that we now call the United States. This formulation of the problem is a precise reversal of the actual European settlement of the country, from the perspective of the Native Americans. It is also a mirror image of the United States’ relationship with the countries from which the undocumented come.

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Heavy rains kill 73 in Pakistan as floods spread

The country’s meteorological service warned of more flash flooding over the weekend

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After Genocide, Rwandan Widows Age Alone

In a country with no tradition of institutional care for the elderly, Rwanda’s widows and survivors of the 1994 mass killings seek dignity at the end of their lives.

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My Non-First World Problems

These essays written by Iraqi students attending college in Kurdistan chronicle life in wartime for young people trying to study and survive in a country ripped apart by violence.

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The World Cup of Prostitution

How the massive influx of tourists impacted prostitution, which is technically legal, in the South American country.

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Israel Bombing the Wrong Country?

As Israeli war planes pound Hamas positions in Gaza, the man the country really wants is sitting pretty in Turkey.

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Hong Kong Rocks for the Right to Vote

Casting ballots online by the hundreds of thousands, and taking to the streets en masse, Hongkongers are fighting to hang on to their rights. But Beijing asks “do they love their country?”

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Gay Pride Over U.S. Embassy in Israel

I’ve never been prouder of my country than the morning I saw the rainbow banner and Old Glory flying together.

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Burning With Defiance at War in Japan

Prime Minister Abe’s push to reinterpret the constitution and prepare the country for wars sparks a suicidal protest.

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What’s Next, Police With Tanks?

We’re outraged by school shootings, but we ignore our country’s out of control SWAT teams and police forces equipped like armies. How the rise of the warrior cop threatens us all.

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A Woman Worth More Than All Libya’s Men

A Libyan women’s rights activist pays tribute to slain defender of democracy, Sawa Bugaighis, who was stabbed and shot to death in her home on the day of the country’s general election.

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NYC Lets immigrants Lawyer Up

New York City is now the first place in the country where poor, detained immigrants facing deportation will have the right to free legal council.

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World Cup: Cameroon v Brazil

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Preview followed by live coverage of Monday’s World Cup game between Cameroon and Brazil.

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Third video jihadist from Aberdeen

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A third British man in a recruitment video for the Islamic militant group, Isis, is from Aberdeen, the BBC learns.

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