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The Vietnam War and Agent Orange are millennials’ problem too

Money alone won't reverse the human and ecological casualties Agent Orange has dealt, but financial reparations would be a step in dealing with a dark part of history. 

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Explosions in Venezuelan capital, ultra-left blamed as tensions rise

Four small explosive devices were detonated, three at a shopping mall and another near the Venezuelan National Assembly building.

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New bombings raise tensions, repression in Turkey

A suicide bombing, evidently carried out by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, killed ten German tourists in a historic square in downtown Istanbul, Turkey. 

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Why the B-52 failed

I opened my copy of the New York Times to find an article titled, "After 60 Years, B-52's Still Dominate the U.S. Fleet."

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"Paris, a beacon of hope": Words of solidarity as COP 21 opens

Leaders from all over the world gathered today in the suburb of Le Bourget for the opening of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

 

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Restraint and cooperation needed in the fight against terrorists

It's time for justice, peace, and a heightened appreciation of the preciousness of life.

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After a year, questions remain about Mexico’s missing

Cities throughout the world will be holding one-year anniversary events to continue the pressure for answers. 

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South Africa: miners’ killing marked with call for unity

President Jacob Zuma called on South Africans to remember the 44 people killed at the Marikana platinum mine.

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Cuban workers caring for Nepal quake victims

A new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.

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Natural and man-made disasters collide in Nepal

Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.

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