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Tensions Over Mosque in Israel Could Impact Jordan


Incidents at the Aqsa Mosque (pictured)—perhaps the world’s most sensitive religious site—are followed by violence at the Israeli Embassy in the Jordanian capital.

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Has the Moment for Environmental Justice Been Lost?


Facing Trump’s proposals for cutting programs that help minorities and the poor, Democrats scramble to make up for missed opportunities to protect them.

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Robert Mueller’s Probe Is Key to Exposing Trump’s Abuse of Power


Without the investigation—and how it is forcing the president to play defense—the Trump agenda might be closer to full realization.

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U.S. Intelligence Veterans Believe the ‘Russian Hack’ of DNC Computers May Have Been an Inside Job


In a memo to President Trump, former U.S. intelligence officers cite forensic studies that indicate data was leaked (not hacked) by a DNC insider, then doctored to incriminate Russia.

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64 Years After the Korean War, the North Is Still Digging Up Bombs


Decades after it ended, the conflict is still yielding thousands of leftover explosives—virtually all of them American.

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Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for Its Bucks


The state is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, and others are not far behind, largely because of unfunded pension liabilities. But solutions exist.

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Rising Vineyard Heat Hits Grape Pickers


As the heat rises, output flags. European scientists have measured every second of a working day as vineyard temperatures affect grape pickers.

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How Betsy DeVos, the Koch Brothers and Donald Trump Are Selling Our Schools to the Highest Bidder


Does anyone really think corporate profiteers are going to educate our children well?

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Trump and the Christian Fascists


The Christian right, which for decades has been laying the foundation for a fascism disguised as religious, is swiftly filling the president’s ideological vacuum. (Above, President Trump with the Rev. Pat Robertson.)

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Kaboom Town


The U.S. military burns millions of pounds of munitions in a tiny, African-American corner of Louisiana. The town’s residents, including Frankie McCray (pictured), say they’re forgotten in the toxic plume.

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