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Obama Is Pressed to Open Military Front Against ISIS in Libya - The New York Times

Why Victims Don’t Have the Right to Rewrite the Past

In 1947, as the British Empire officially abandoned its rule over Palestine and scuttled away, the surrounding Arab countries launched a military attack on the new Jewish state of Israel. The Jews fought back. And when the dust had settled, 700,000 Palestinian Arabs had abandoned their homes and villages, where...

Behind Stark Political Divisions, a More Complex Map of Sunnis and Shiites

Behind Stark Political Divisions, a More Complex Map of Sunnis and Shiites - The New York Times

GOP's Trump problem will fade, but Democrats' Bernie Sanders troubles are just beginning

SEAL Team 6: A Secret History of Quiet Killings and Blurred Lines

The unit best known for killing Osama bin Laden has been converted into a global manhunting machine with limited outside oversight.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to reverse Puerto Rico's downward spiraling economy, House Republicans have released compromise legislation to create a tough new financial control board for the territory, which has $70 billion of debt.

"How can welfare recipients afford television sets?!" screech conservative pundits. Pundits, allow me to introduce a chart of 30-year price changes for various goods and services, along with a little something I like to call the Consumer Price Index....

FILE - This July 27, 2014 file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook, as they passed through O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The husband and wife died on Dec. 2, 2015, in a gun battle with authorities several hours after their assault on a gathering of Farook's colleagues in San Bernardino, Calif. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File)