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Michael Gerson: The healing in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda — At the 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, the most moving moments were unplanned.

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First, keep Iran from going nuclear

America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing  Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.

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A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

March 05, 2013 4:33 pmLoading…
Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

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Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld


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Rwandan fugitive captured

NAIROBI, Kenya — One of the most wanted fugitives in Rwanda's genocide, an intelligence officer accused of organizing the slaughter of civilians, including a ceremonial queen, was arrested in Uganda this week, Ugandan and Rwandan officials said Tuesday.

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1 in 3 HIV-protected in Thailand study of promising vaccine

1 in 3 HIV-protected in Thailand study of promising vaccine

Scientists and government leaders have already started mapping out how to try to improve the world's first successful AIDS vaccine, which protected one in three people from getting HIV in a large study in Thailand.

September 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Entertainment Briefs: Judge throws out suit against Bob Barker

Entertainment Briefs: Judge throws out suit against Bob Barker

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Friday threw out a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by a former "The Price is Right" employee against CBS and former host Bob Barker.

September 19, 2009 12:00 am Photos



UN probe: Both sides in Gaza fighting engaged in war crimes

UNITED NATIONS — A U.N. investigation concluded Tuesday that both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza committed war crimes and possible crimes against humanity, raising the prospect that officials may seek prosecution in the International Criminal Court.

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EarthWeek: A diary of the planet

Krill-kill ban

August 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

North Koreans suffer under systemic evil

Perhaps it would be better if we simply vowed to never again say "never again" when it comes to the sort of slaughter and institutionalized cruelty we associate with the Holocaust. Then again, taking the sting out of hypocrisy wouldn't do much for the people of North Korea.

July 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Refugees create hope from tragedy

Refugees create hope from tragedy

Americans admire those who start with little or nothing and who make something out of it by sheer determination and perseverance.

June 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
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Around the world


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