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By William Brangham, Courtney Norris
Jose Maria Sison, the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, whose armed wing has been waging one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies, has died. He was 83.
By Associated Press
The last leader of the Soviet Union has died at the age of 91. Mikhail Gorbachev passed away in Moscow on Tuesday after a long illness. He took power in 1985 and introduced sweeping reforms, but he could not prevent…
By Amna Nawaz, Morgan Till
Parliamentary elections will be held on April 30 and May 10, according to a statement from President Bidya Devi Bhandari's office. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli decided to dissolve Parliament at a Cabinet meeting Sunday and immediately presented his recommendation.
By Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press
Facebook has removed a campaign ad by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle. That symbol was once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in concentration camps.
By Eric Tucker, Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
By Malcolm Brabant
It's been 30 years since one of the 20th century's biggest historic events: the fall of the Berlin Wall. Although the East German dictatorship subsequently collapsed, cultural and political divisions remain, more than a generation after reunification. Special correspondent Malcolm…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Hong Kong residents protested for months this year against an extradition bill that would have allowed criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China. And while the bill was withdrawn, demonstrators are continuing to fight for reforms as leaders in…
Tuesday marked 30 years since China's military suppressed a pro-democracy demonstration in Tiananmen Square with deadly force. But today, Chinese authorities made sure everything was normal at the site of the massacre. Remember the NewsHour's coverage of the tragedy, as…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Born in Warsaw and educated in Canada and the United States, Zbigniew Brzezinski was an acknowledged expert in Communism when he attracted the attention of U.S. policymakers.
By Larisa Epatko
Visitors to the new Kitsch Museum in Bucharest, Romania, can see a crucifix nightlight and Last Supper clock, among dozens of other gilded baubles and plaster statues of the pre-1989 communist era.
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