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As ‘Lula’ Sits in Brazil Jail, Party Nominates Him for President

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Workers’ Party hopes to generate enough support for former leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to force courts to free him and allow him to campaign. Source: NYT > World
Planning Trump-Kim Meeting: Who Sits Where, What Will They Eat and Who Pays?
Perhaps the biggest advantage for the United States in holding the meeting in Singapore is that it is not in Pyongyang, where the North Koreans would control every detail. “Having this in Singapore is a big plus because you’re not [...]
In Brexit-Era London, a Mosque Sits Between Two Types of Hate
Slurs and spitting Sixteen days after the London Bridge attack, a man driving a van plowed over Muslims leaving a mosque in North London. One person died and nine others were injured. “I want to kill all Muslims,” the van driver had [...]
In South Korea, Election Looms as Ex-President Sits in Jail
In December, lawmakers voted to impeach her, and she was formally removed from office on March 10. Ms. Park has been living in the Seoul Detention Center since she was arrested on March 31. The charges against her include bribery, extortion [...]

“It’s not like other states”: High-cost Alaska sits in the eye of health reform storm

This post originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — When Andy Hawk needed hernia surgery last year, his biggest worry wasn’t the operation’s cost — it was whether he’d heal in time to lead a spring bear-hunting [...]