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Melissa Block talks to Adil Najam, dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He says splitting the prize helps bring focus to two issues which are linked.
On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said it is good karma in some instances when women do not ask for a raise. Melissa Block talks to Maria Klawe, who was interviewing him, about the reaction.
A Palestinian worker checks a truck loaded with bags of cement as it crosses...
You're not supposed to be able to buy cement commercially in Gaza, but some is being sold illicitly. The material is crucial for replacing homes and shops destroyed in the summer war.
Groups of rural and community police arrive in the city of Iguala on Tuesday...
The town at the center of the students' disappearance has a history of political and police corruption. The mayor's own mother-in-law said he was on a drug gang's payroll, earning $155,000 a month.
The American League Championship Series begins tonight. Writer Kate Tuttle says Roger Angell's 1988 collection of essays, Season Ticket, is the perfect accompaniment to the postseason.
In Little Failure, the novelist recounts his emigration from the USSR to the U.S. when he was 7. For the first few years, he says, he would sit alone in the cafeteria, talking to himself in Russian.