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On Sunday, thousands of people gathered in Maidan to mark the first annivers...
A year ago, Kiev's central square was the center of the protest movement that ousted Ukraine's president. The square remains a home for free speech, including criticism of the current government.
Jordanian soldiers stand guard at the Iraq-Jordan border last year. Jordan a...
After a pilot was burned alive by the Islamic State, Jordanians have become much more supportive of its role in the war against the extremist group.
Some colleges and police departments are starting to use software that scans...
It's hard to know when to take violent language seriously online. But when Jonathan Hutson saw an anonymous threat to an unnamed school on Twitter, he couldn't let it go.
After Birth by Elisa Albert...
"We are pitted against each other and ultimately, then, are pitted against ourselves," says writer Elisa Albert. Her new novel is about the singular and universal experience of having a baby.
Daina Bouquin competes in the first Winter Swimming Championships in North A...
Last weekend, more than 40 swimmers from around the country competed in the inaugural American winter swimming championship in northern Vermont. They swam in a two lane pool cut into an icy lake.
David Treuer is the author of three previous novels and two books of nonfict...
Native American writer David Treuer bases the World War II camp for German prisoners on a real-life one that existed near the village of Bena, Minn., on the Leech Lake Reservation where he grew up.