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What's Behind Puerto Rico's Slow Recovery from Hurricane Maria?

Spoiler alert—  the answer is largely Puerto Rico itself. Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20th of last year and from the beginning, the idea of a quick recovery to any type of norm

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Nevermind Trump. We Need To Look At 'Sh-holes' for Bigger Reasons

You may have heard that President Trump called certain third-world countries “shi** holes.”  Perhaps we need to take a closer look at those countries, and our own, from a different angle. President Tr

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Jerusalem has been the home of the Jews for 3,000 years – to deny it is Israel's capital is Fake History

Fake news is a problem, but fake history is worse. And fake history has a lot to do with the troubles in the Middle East and the controversy surrounding Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.   President Trump a

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The Latest: British PM May makes surprise stop in Iraq

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia –  The Latest on developments from British Prime Minister Theresa May's Middle East tour (all times local): 7 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has made a surprise visit to

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Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over as Zimbabwe's president: Who are the key players in the leadership change?

Emmerson Mnangagwa took over as president of Zimbabwe Friday after the extraordinary exit of Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa served as Mugabe’s vice president until he was fired and fled the African nation for his safe

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US opposes Nazi speech, but won't vote at UN to ban it

The United States plans to vote at the United Nations against a yearly resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism, State Department officials said Wednesday, adding an odd complication to a seeming point of intern