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On Ukraine Aid, ‘Nothing to See Here’: Diplomats Urged to Play Down Funds’ Release

WASHINGTON — American diplomats who had pushed for the Trump administration to restore security funding to Ukraine were advised by the White House to play down the release of the money when it was finally approved, documents show. [...]

‘Everybody cries here’: Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) – Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The sound is quiet, muffled. The only light comes from streetlights [...]

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists?

KOMODO NATIONAL PARK, Indonesia — The Komodo dragon, a 10-foot lizard native only to a scattering of islands in Indonesia, flicked its forked tongue. Two boys were standing nearby, the perfect size for dragon snacks. A local guide [...]

El Paso congresswoman to Trump: Don’t come here

“Words have consequences,” Rep. Veronica Escobar said. “And the president has made my community and my people the enemy. He has told the country that we are people to be feared, people to be hated.” | J. Scott Applewhite/AP [...]

‘I Can No Longer Continue to Live Here’

Jill Filipovic is an Arizona State University Future of War fellow at New America. This project was supported by the International Women’s Media Foundation. */ ]]> TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — In a small town tucked in the hills outside [...]

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities.

BUKCHON, South Korea — The soldiers descended upon the village, torching its homes and corralling residents into a schoolyard. After screening out relatives of military members and the police from the gathered crowd, the soldiers [...]

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’

KABUL, Afghanistan — On some days, life as a young woman in Kabul can feel suffocating for Hadis Lessani Delijam, a 17-year-old high school senior. Once, a man on the street harangued her for her makeup and Western clothes; they are [...]

Today a Milkshake, Tomorrow A Brick: Corporate-Backed Political Violence Is Here.

It was always coming. With the dovetailing of corporate social responsibility and social justice causes (i.e. “getting woke”), big global businesses are now moving into the territory of actively encouraging political violence towards conservatives. Burger [...]

‘Get Scavino in here’: Trump’s Twitter guru is the ultimate insider

White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino plays a key role in shaping President Donald Trump’s illustrious tweets. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Shortly after President Donald [...]

Here are the good, bad and awkward announcements from the 2020 cycle

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