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Comedian Aziz Ansari became a pioneer of emoji language use in 2011, when he...
The increasingly abundant use of emojis across cultures and age groups — and the similar meanings we assign them — suggest we're entering an era of hybrid communication, as we treat pictures like a...
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Palestinian girls walk past buildings in Gaza City that were destroyed durin...
More than 60 Israeli soldiers who took part in last summer's war in Gaza have offered firsthand combat stories. Many said they felt their orders went too far, leading to indiscriminate fire and...
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The Marquis de Lafayette sailed across the Atlantic to America aboard the or...
Hundreds of American towns, streets and parks are named after the Marquis de Lafayette — the French general who came in 1780 to help George Washington in the struggle for independence.Now, an exact...
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