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An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.
In calling out corporations for profiting off child labor, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi recognized that you can't have peace without justice.
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Good news: The Pentagon has a new report on the urgent challenge of global warming. Bad news: it's all about adapting to the coming changes rather than preventing them from happening.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.