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Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina is in a tight race with state House speaker Thom Tillis. As elections approach, Democrats are increasingly trying to steer attention away form Washington. Credit: Mary Knox Merrill/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty...
Rainforest clearing for slash and burn agriculture in central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The country has the highest deforestation rate in the world, according to a study published in “Nature Climate Change” in June. Credit: Kevin Schafer via...
Israeli security block the entrance to the Petah Tikva Justice court where suspects in the murder of a Palestinian teenager are held for a hearing on July 6. Credit: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images) Israeli authorities have arrested a group of suspects...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJOHN LARSON: Terrorists have struck again in East Africa. Authorities in Kenya say at least 29 people were killed in a series of attacks that Islamic Al-Shabab extremists from neighboring Somalia claimed they were...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJOHN LARSON: We begin tonight in Israel, where authorities today arrested six men they believe are responsible for the revenge murder of a Palestinian teenager. The 16-year-old was beaten and burned alive. The...
WASHINGTON — How much distance from an immoral act is enough? That’s the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court. The issue in...