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  • At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy

    At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy
    As President Obama and other world leaders arrive Saturday in Brisbane, Australia, for the annual G-20 summit, they will face a daunting challenge: steering a global economy that has seen most of its major players slowing down. One notable exception...
  • 'Citizenfour,' 'Point and Shoot' among IDA Documentary Awards nominees

    National Security Agency document leaker Edward Snowden, unlikely Libyan revolutionary Matthew VanDyke and prolific amateur photographer Vivian Maier are some of the subjects of films nominated Wednesday for this year's International Documentary Assn....
  • Interpol reboots after career crossroads

    Interpol reboots after career crossroads
    Interpol recently released one of its most accomplished albums, "El Pintor" (Matador), its first in four years. But founding guitarist Daniel Kessler says he had no idea what to expect when it first started taking shape with the band at a career...
  • How Ebola spread to Mali: The lessons learned

    When the father of Mali’s first confirmed Ebola victim, a 2-year-old girl, fell ill while working at a private clinic in neighboring Guinea, fellow townspeople suspected witchcraft. The man's father advised him to return to their native village of...
  • Putin's belligerence today has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall

    Putin's belligerence today has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall
    To those old enough to remember the frostiest days of the Cold War, today's headlines and images seem very familiar. Military troops under the control of Moscow cross borders with impunity. Heads of NATO states struggle to generate an effective response....
  • African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth

    African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth
    The little boy born just before sunset was lucky. He had stopped breathing just after his mother delivered him into a shawl as she lay in a cramped hospital ward here in this provincial town 100 miles north of the capital, Maputo. Fortunately, a group...
  • Lawrence Summers: We can't hide from pandemics

    Lawrence Summers: We can't hide from pandemics
    Epidemics and pandemics are like earthquakes. Tragic, inevitable and unpredictable. It starts as a random event. A virus jumps species from a bird, bat or other animal to "patient zero" who passes it on to other human beings. More likely than not, over...
  • Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted

    Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted
    Raphael Lemkin — a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent who emigrated to the United States in 1941 — worked his entire life to make the crime of "genocide" punishable by law to change the world for the betterment of all people. As a lawyer and...
  • What brought down the Berlin Wall? How the U.S., China, Europe and Russian answer that question is shaping our future

    The Berlin Wall continues to haunt the world. Only shards remain of the concrete and barbed wire that once divided a city and split a continent. Few can be found in Berlin itself. Sections adorn a men's room in Las Vegas, a pedestrian mall in South Africa...
  • Peace as a human right

    "Individuals and peoples have a right to peace." In the beginning was the word. OK. This is the beginning, and these are the words, but they haven't arrived yet -- at least not officially, with full force of meaning. It's our job, not God's, to create...
  • 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

    25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall
    Twenty-five years ago this autumn, both the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain came down, ending the artificial East-West division of Europe and restoring a vast landscape — six nations, 80 million people, from the Baltic Sea to the Balkans — to...