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Politics Oct 07WATCH LIVE: Georgia Senate debate
Three novice politicians will face off tonight at the Georgia National Fair in pursuit of Georgia’s vacant U.S. Senate seat. Candidates Michelle Nunn (D), David Perdue (R), and Amanda Swafford (L) will compete for the office held by retiring Senator…
Politics Oct 07WATCH LIVE: West Virginia Senate debate
Watch the West Virginia debate for U.S. Senate at 7 p.m. EDT tonight, featuring Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R) and West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D). West Virginia Public Broadcasting will live stream the event.
Poetry Sep 15Weekly Poem: Saeed Jones composes a ‘Prelude’ to one Boy’s coming-of-age
Poet Saeed Jones explores themes of gender and masculinity, sex and violence, power, history and memory in his debut poetry collection, “Prelude to Bruise.” Crafted over the course of nearly five years, the book narrates the development of a figure…
Nation Aug 25Citing ‘disruptive’ edits, Wikipedia bars anonymous entries from Congress-linked computers
Wikipedia users logging on from the U.S. House of Representatives have been barred from editing that website anonymously for one month, following a controversial edit to the entry for a popular TV series.
World Aug 22Hamas gunmen shoot dead 18 accused of collaborating with Israel
Gunmen wearing masks and Hamas uniforms publicly executed 18 Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel on Friday, in what one pro-Hamas website claims will be the beginning of an anti-informant campaign.
Nation Aug 21Mo’Ne Davis’ power breaks Little League World Series ratings
Wednesday wasn’t a great night for Mo’ne Davis, the teenage pitching phenom making headlines for her performance in this year’s Little League World Series.
World Aug 21Female Kurdish fighters take arms against Islamic State extremists
After Kurdish and Iraqi forces recaptured a critical Iraqi dam from Islamic State militants Monday, much attention turned to the role U.S. airstrikes may have played in securing a victory. Less attention has been given to an increasingly fierce segment…
Nation Aug 20Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, others recall nut butters following salmonella scare
Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are among the major American retailers affected by a nut butter recall following a salmonella risk announced Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration.
World Aug 19Demand for ivory fuels dramatic surge in elephant poaching
African elephants could be extinct within the century if poaching rates continue unabated, according to a new study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
World Aug 18Liberian mob attacks Ebola clinic; dozens of patients missing
More than a dozen Ebola patients are still unaccounted for after a violent attack on a Liberian Ebola treatment center Saturday, authorities say, raising fears that the virus will find a new stronghold in the country’s largest slum.