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There has long been debate about the nature of Islam and its use as justification in violent and inhumane brutality — including the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers — from the Middle East to Africa and beyond. The most...
Bill Clinton was able to cool his two “hotspots,” or temptations, says psychologist Walter Mischel: “junk foods and certain kinds of women.” Above, Clinton whispers to Hillary Clinton during the 2008 campaign. AP Photo/M....
A U.S. Air Force airman connects electrical cables as he helps set up a 25-bed hospital to aid Liberian health workers infected with Ebola on October 8, 2014 near Monrovia, Liberia. The airmen are constructing the modular hospital, known by the...
Bisharo Mohamed Iscak and Bink Ahmed, refugees from Somalia, stopped by Arif Cafe in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood to order lunch. Photo by Stella M. Chávez KERA NewsA little more than two weeks ago when Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in the U.S., he...
A suicide bomber killed dozens of people in Sanaa, Yemen, on Oct. 9. Photo by Samet Dogan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Suicide bombers in Yemen killed at least 67 people Thursday when they detonated their explosives at a checkpoint in the middle of...
Watch an excerpt of Dr. Atul Gawande on his new book, “Being Mortal”. The interview airs in full on Thursday’s PBS NewsHour. In the wake of the first confirmed death of a patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, some...