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Millions of Indians Trek to the Ganges, and Modi Chases Their Votes

Many pilgrims believe the water will wash away their sins. Just a few yards from the riverbanks, Mr. Modi appeared, again. This time, he took the form of a high quality cardboard cutout, so sharp and lifelike you could count the curly [...]

Trek into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence

LUSEGHE, Democratic Republic of Congo — Four health workers threaded their way cautiously down a steep valley in their rubber boots, into a forest so thick and so tall that the air around them turned suddenly cool, trying to reach [...]

New Migrant Caravans Trek North, Ignoring Political Repercussions

TAPACHULA, Mexico — It was only last week that a caravan with thousands of Central American migrants hunkered down for the night here in Tapachula, in southern Mexico. Days later, a new group numbering in the hundreds arrived, fanning [...]
“Star Trek: Discovery” creators: Our Klingons are secretly Trumpsters
The co-executive producer of the new series “Star Trek: Discovery” has told Rolling Stone that President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was “front and center in our minds” as they developed it — [...]

California Republicans Don’t Remember Tea Party Or Star Trek (Or California) So Good

Or just play around on the internet. Cleaning is futile. We wouldn’t usually reach back to late February to mock a dopey editorial by a local Republican party, but thanks to the magic of Fark, this very important blog post by the Sacramento [...]

Desperate immigrants risk perilous winter trek to Canada

TORONTO (AP) – After he was denied asylum in the U.S., Seidu Mohammed’s fear of being deported to his native Ghana, where he believes he’d be killed or jailed, became so great that he set out in brutal winter conditions to cross illegally [...]