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The U.S. is a Big Part of the Problem
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The U.S. is a Big Part of the Problem

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Op-Ed: How the U.S. came to protect the natural world — and exploit it at the same time For decades, environmental activists have been warning about a looming global disaster: global warming. They claim...

Toronto Police Make Five Calls About Gunshots at Rental Homes
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Toronto Police Make Five Calls About Gunshots at Rental Homes

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It was supposed to be a safe, affordable home for Ontarians with nowhere else to go. But inside, it was horrifying: an 11-year-old boy, a man who had just been shot in the face,...

The Future of Brazil's Politics
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The Future of Brazil’s Politics

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts On Brazil's Most Important President In the world of Brazilian politics, it is not always easy to choose which leader is the best. For much of the...

The latest case of AIDS has shocked conservationists
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The latest case of AIDS has shocked conservationists

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2% of the world's rarest zebras wiped out in Kenya's relentless drought. The drought has left some of Africa's most treasured species at risk of extinction. In March, Zimbabwe saw its first death from...

“Bardo” is a Post-Mortality Film
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“Bardo” is a Post-Mortality Film

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A critic takes a second look at Alejandro G. Iñárritu's 'Bardo' — and is thankful he did It's been 25 years since “Bardo,” Mexico’s first feature-length feature film, opened with the startling image of...

Starbucks Could Use the Internet to Transform How People Buy and Sell Products and Services
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Starbucks Could Use the Internet to Transform How People Buy and Sell Products and Services

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He used charm, others’ personal tragedies and fake celebrity endorsements. How Christopher LaVoie cast his reality show and reeled in successful entrepreneurs. By Robert J. Schmitt In the fall of 2009, the University of...

Elnaz Rekabi is the only woman on the Iranian national team who has climbed without pants on
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Elnaz Rekabi is the only woman on the Iranian national team who has climbed without pants on

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Iranian Climber Elnaz Rekabi Competes Without Hijab, Sparking Fear That She ‘Could Make History’ The 24-year-old has climbed without any pants on. “I am Elnaz Rekabi, the only woman among the five members of...

The American Federation of Teachers is trying to negotiate a contract extension without an agreement
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The American Federation of Teachers is trying to negotiate a contract extension without an agreement

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Letters to the Editor: UC defends its contract offer in labor talks to avert a strike “UC President Janet Napolitano said she would veto any contract that would allow a strike to take place...

Travel is the universal solvent of all differences
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Travel is the universal solvent of all differences

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Beyond Borders: A Deep Dive Into the Nomadic Way of Life “Travel is the universal solvent of all differences, the source of the most universal friendships and enmities.” ― Richard Bach, World Without End,...

Rihanna's Good Girl Gone Bad is a Return to the First Love
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Rihanna’s Good Girl Gone Bad is a Return to the First Love

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New music? A fashion show? Rihanna's putting in work, work, work, work for resurgence in 'Good Girl Gone Bad' On Sept. 1, Rihanna opens Good Girl Gone Bad, a big-budget film that will premiere...