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Israel and Hamas announced an open-ended cease-fire this week, bringing a halt to the conflict in Gaza that has rocked the area and killed more than 2,000 people since the end of June. We spoke with Israeli and Palestinian students about the...
DALLAS — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is wasting little time pouncing on President Barack Obama’s “we don’t have a strategy yet” comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq, accusing the White House of...
Rio Salado Community College, in Arizona’s Maricopa Community College district, has implemented a variety of innovations to become more entrepreneurial in response to funding cuts. The result? A graduation rate four times that of similar schools,...
Editor of the Ugandan publication Rolling Stone holds a November 2010 issue of his newspaper, which published the names and photos of 14 men it identified as gay. Public health experts say discrimination directed toward the LGBT community may...
A Syrian refugee child eats food that her mother collected from a trash can at Eminonu Pier in Istanbul, Turkey on Aug. 18. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images The number of Syrian refugees seeking safety in other parts of the world has surpassed...
A child uses a rag to shield her face from tear gas being fired by police who used it to force protesters from the business district into nearby neighborhoods on Aug. 11 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters gathered near the spot where a local police...