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  • 'An urgent humanitarian situation' at the U.S.-Mexico border

    'An urgent humanitarian situation' at the U.S.-Mexico border
    President Obama on Monday ordered a new level of interagency cooperation to deal with what he described as “an urgent humanitarian situation”: unaccompanied minors trying to enter the country illegally. But it’s unclear exactly what this...
  • Children crossing border alone create 'urgent humanitarian situation'

    Children crossing border alone create 'urgent humanitarian situation'
    A recent surge in the number of children who are detained while illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without their parents is an “urgent humanitarian situation” that has prompted the opening of special facilities to house them in San...
  • From John Kerry: We need more visas, now, for our Afghan allies

    From John Kerry: We need more visas, now, for our Afghan allies
    The way a country winds down a war in a faraway place and stands with those who risked their own safety to help in the fight sends a message to the world that is not soon forgotten. As President Obama announced last week, the U.S. will withdraw all...
  • Back off, Congress, and keep Voice of America real

    When a Chinese official ordered me out of the country, he accused me of "fomenting counter-revolutionary rebellion" and "illegal news gathering." I particularly liked that last charge. That was 25 years ago, in the aftermath of the June 4, 1989,...
  • 1 in 8 U.S. children will become victim of serious abuse or neglect

    1 in 8 U.S. children will become victim of serious abuse or neglect
    About 1 in 8 American children will experience some form of maltreatment serious enough to be confirmed by government authorities, new research shows. Slightly more than 2% of kids are victimized during their first year of life, 5.8% are mistreated...
  • Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary

    Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November. "Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...
  • $35 million slashed from Screen Australia budget

    Screen Australia on Wednesday halted its funding for the games industry, as the extent of federal government financial cutbacks at became clearer. The national film and TV support body said that it expects to see A$38 million (US$35.6 million) axed...
  • Russian aggression driving Ukrainians toward EU, NATO, poll finds

    Russian aggression driving Ukrainians toward EU, NATO, poll finds
    Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and alleged support of pro-Russia separatists elsewhere in Ukraine are driving more and more Ukrainians to seek alliance with the European Union and NATO, a Kiev social researcher reported Wednesday....
  • The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked

    The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked
    A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.  Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
  • Sony Lands Edward Snowden Story For Bond Producers

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has optioned the film rights to the book "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" with the James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions producing the pic....
  • On sexual assault policy, trust colleges, not Uncle Sam

     On sexual assault policy, trust colleges, not Uncle Sam
    Sexual harassment and sexual violence complaints are surging on campuses. The Obama administration is pressuring colleges and universities to assure more confidentiality for accusers, conduct anonymous student surveys and train bystanders to intervene. It...