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U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties

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President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba would “normalize” their relationship in a major change to U.S. diplomatic policy. Continue reading

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Taliban school massacre shocks world community

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Taliban gunmen massacred over a hundred students at a school in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, in one of the worst terrorist attacks in years. Continue reading

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Peru’s indigenous people demand action on environmental threats

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As world leaders gather in Lima, Peru for a climate change summit, indigenous tribes are speaking out about environmental problems and deforestation that is endangering their survival. Continue reading

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Senate report outlines harsh CIA interrogation methods

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A Senate report released this week criticizes interrogation tactics used by the CIA on suspected terrorists after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Continue reading

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Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?

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In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

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