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Nicaragua is drifting towards dictatorship once again | Gioconda Belli As elections approach, my former Sandinista comrades Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo are attempting to take absolute control of state instutitionsFrom my house overlooking Managua, the city at night looks like an amusement park more Walt Disney fantasy
The Guardian | 3 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Guardian view on Frances burkini bans: ugly politics on the beach | Editorial Politicians have advanced numerous reasons to ban the swimwear at the seaside. They are mistakenSo this is what liberation looks like: four armed officers ordering a woman to undress in public. Frances prime minister, Manuel Valls, has backed the mayors o
The Guardian | 4 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mailbag: Saying Goodbye To Comments Users responded to NPR's recent decision to shut down comments. | 5 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I'm a doctor. The real issue isn't Hillary Clinton's health it's that she might win | Celine Gounder Parkinsons, seizures, sedatives: wild rumors about the Democratic candidates health signal fear among Trump supporters that theyre heading for defeatFormer secretary of state Hillary Clintons health has been under scrutiny in recent weeks, not by medical
The Guardian | 8 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Climate change is thawing deadly diseases. Maybe now we'll address it? | Mona Sarfaty An anthrax outbreak in Russia came from a 75-year-old caribou carcass thawing out. This is only the beginning of this sort of thing happeningEarlier this month, an outbreak of anthrax in northern Russia caused the death of a 12-year-old boy and his grandm
The Guardian | 9 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I created the burkini to give women freedom, not to take it away | Aheda Zanetti The burkini does not symbolise Islam, it symbolises leisure and happiness and fitness and health. So who is better, the Taliban or French politicians?When I invented the burkini in early 2004, it was to give women freedom, not to take it away. My niece wa
The Guardian | 17 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Head Start troubles in Prince Georges County Reports of concerning incidents involving children get the programs federal funding revoked.
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Zika is spreading in Florida, but Congress still hasnt approved cash to fight it The United States has to do more to address this public-health emergency.
Washington Post | 18 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The latest Clinton emails show what an ethics agreement shouldnt look like Access-seekers often were rebuffed by State officials. But the appeals still looked bad.
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Get ready for a lot more State Dept. travel warnings The State Department this week updated its travel warning on Iran to reiterate and highlight the risk of arrest and detention of US citizens, particularly dual national Iranian-Americans. Well, duh. Since releasing four Americans in January, Tehran has ta
New York Post | 22 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend