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What events impacted the world most in 2014?


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Sen. Feinstein Accuses CIA Of Ease-Dropping On Senate Panel Computers

Senate report outlines harsh CIA interrogation methods


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?


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

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Jerusalem attack escalates violence in region


Two Palestinian men murdered four people at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday in the deadliest attack on the city in six years. Continue reading

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Jon Stewart’s first movie tackles torture in Iran


“Rosewater,” the first movie directed by “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, shows how it is possible to find humor and humanity even in the darkest of places. Continue reading

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