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Children from 6 countries become US citizens

Children from 6 countries become US citizens

"It feels good,” one said. "I’m not a refugee anymore."

June 19, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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To Somali refugee in Tucson, home no longer feels like home

To Somali refugee in Tucson, home no longer feels like home

Editor’s note: Perla Trevizo reported this story as part of an exchange program to Kenya administered by the International Center for Journalists.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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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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Images of Christmases past

Images of Christmases past

The yuletide spirit arrived in Somalia on Christmas Eve with a shipment of evergreens, snacks, and newspapers from the people of Philadelphia for the American troops on duty in Operation Restore Hope on Dec. 24, 1992 in Mogadishu. Enjoying their Christmas gifts are, from left, Lance Cpl. Jac…

December 02, 2013 2:21 pm
Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

It’s a great time of year to go for a hike in the desert and find yourself. All I found was a swarm of Killer Bees and a German tourist who’s been lost since June.

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Music notes: Highlights of Tucson's music happenings

Music notes: Highlights of Tucson's music happenings

Guitar virtuoso sells home, plays Tucson

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fox News won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics by proving that dense objects exist in a parallel universe.

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Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Mount Rushmore is closed. Not because of the Republican shutdown. Washington, Jefferson, Teddy and Lincoln can’t stop rolling their eyes and gagging.

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ISLAM’S CULTURAL CAPTIVITY

My concern is to make it clear that what we in the United States know about the Islamic faith is not only distorted by our own sensationalist media, but has also been perverted through its cultural captivity by the various tribal societies that have adopted it. It is high time that we U.S. c…

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Captive calls Somali pirates 'hospitable'

Captive calls Somali pirates 'hospitable'

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A British woman who is being held by Somali pirates with her husband after their yacht was hijacked said in a phone call broadcast Friday that the couple were "bearing up," and she described her captors as "very hospitable."

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UN investigator warns US on use of drones

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights investigator warned the United States Tuesday that its use of unmanned warplanes to carry out targeted executions may violate international law.

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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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US deploys drones to monitor pirates off Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya — For the first time, sophisticated U.S. military surveillance drones capable of carrying missiles have begun patrolling waters off Somalia in hopes of stemming rising piracy.

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Mortars, gunfire kill 24, wound 60 in Somalia's capital

Mortars, gunfire kill 24, wound 60 in Somalia's capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Mortars fired by Islamic militants slammed into Somalia's airport as the president was boarding a plane Thursday, sparking battles that killed at least 24 people when return fire hit residential areas and a market, officials said.

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Letters to the editor

Prop. 200 figures purely arbitrary

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Authorities: Mass. man, 2 friends out to kill politicos, shoot up malls

Authorities: Mass. man, 2 friends out to kill politicos, shoot up malls

BOSTON — A Massachusetts man and two friends tried and failed to get into terrorist training camps and then plotted to kill two prominent U.S. politicians and randomly shoot people at shopping malls, authorities said Wednesday.

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