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Education Dec 16Princeton suspends men’s swim and dive team over offensive emails
The announcement follows two similar Ivy League sports suspensions in a little over a month.
Politics Dec 09Would Trump’s defense secretary push women back out of combat jobs?
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Pentagon has repeatedly spoken out against allowing women to serve in military combat jobs, a contrast to new policies ordered by outgoing Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.
World Nov 16Russia withdraws from international war crimes court
Russia formally withdrew from the International Criminal Court on Wednesday with a decree from President Vladimir Putin.
World Nov 14Colombia tries for peace a second time
Negotiators from Colombia’s government and main rebel group published the full text of their revised peace accord on Monday, after voters rejected the terms of an earlier deal.
World Oct 28Russia narrowly loses Human Rights Council membership
The country was competing against Hungary and Croatia for the finite number of spots allotted to represent Eastern Europe to the broader council.
World Oct 27New Spanish government squeaks through, likely ending months-long standstill
Spain has narrowly averted the prospect of a third general election in a single year.
Nation Oct 26Does the U.S. government really know who hacked Democrats’ emails?
The hacking and public release of Democratic campaign and committee emails made the news and a presidential debate, with more leaks expected to come.
Politics Oct 04Inside the Supreme Court’s little-known revision process
Supreme Court arguments begin today with the illusion that the justices’ work from the previous term is over. But in fact, the justices spend years reworking their opinions after they are initially released, purging them of grammatical, spelling, stylistic, and…
World Sep 15Nauru defends refugee policies after abuse allegations surface
Representatives from the tiny island nation of Nauru said they are improving conditions at their refugee center after reports of alleged sexual abuse against child refugees surfaced in recent weeks.
World Aug 31Brazil votes to impeach President Dilma Rousseff
The vast majority -- 61 of Brazil’s 81 senators -- voted Wednesday to impeach the country’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff, amid a political corruption scandal and an economic recession.