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Arts Nov 245 books from 2017 that these authors think you should read
Memoirs that make you think about judgment and injustice, a funny -- but unexpectedly dark -- novel, and a guide to a happy marriage. These are the books that authors Daniel Pink and Ann Patchett chose as their top picks…
World Nov 24Militants bomb mosque in Egypt, killing more than 200
A gun and bomb attack at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killed at least 235 people and injured dozens during Friday prayers.
World Nov 21A refugee’s first Thanksgiving
Refugees’ First Thanksgiving gathers newcomers to share a traditional American meal, potluck-style.
World Nov 17PHOTOS: Street art in Afghanistan targets corruption and hate
Street art offers a way to express concerns and advocate for change in Afghanistan in a non-violent way.
World Nov 15Military seizes power in Zimbabwe, calling it a ‘bloodless correction’
In Zimbabwe, the military has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest and locked down the capital Harare.
World Nov 13Hundreds killed as powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the northern Iran-Iraq border region Sunday, killing more than 400 people in both countries and injuring thousands.
World Nov 09The air quality is so bad in Delhi that the city is closing schools
The air pollution has gotten so bad in Delhi, India, that authorities have advised people with breathing problems to stay inside and closed 6,000 schools for most of the week.
World Nov 09In this Burkina Faso town, fighting crime depends on dialogue
Balai Citoyen in Burkina Faso is working with the U.S. Institute of Peace to find ways to crack down on crime lawfully when there are groups eager to take matters into their own hands.
World Nov 07PHOTOS: Praise, protests and ambivalence mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution
Red flag-draped rallies in Moscow marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution on Tuesday. But despite the demonstrations, the crimes of the past and faded memories have made some Russians ambivalent about the centenary.
World Nov 06Paradise Papers reveal offshore accounts of world’s wealthy
A leak of 13.4 million documents from offshore firms unveiled the accounts of some elite, world-famous names, such as Queen Elizabeth II and Bono, along with some U.S.-Russian ties within the Trump administration.