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Republican in Philadelphia ends support for Specter in District on 6 race

Republican in Philadelphia ends support for Specter in District on 6 race

The Republican candidate in the Philadelphia district currently held by Sen. Arlen Specter has announced his support for…

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Demonstrators were braving the heat to protest Cuba’s oppressive labor system. Here’s what they got.

Demonstrators were braving the heat to protest Cuba’s oppressive labor system. Here’s what they got.

By Micah Halpern, Jason Samenow, Tony Messenger, and Matt McAvoy | The Washington PostDriving down the street Tuesday…

09/29/20193 min read
Alaska Airlines: The airport of future?

Alaska Airlines: The airport of future?

My mother always spoke of her hometown, Buffalo, as one in the long line of “one-worlders.” Who would…

09/25/20214 min read
Venezuela Braces for the Aftermath of Sunday’s Presidential Election

Venezuela Braces for the Aftermath of Sunday’s Presidential Election

Odile Rios is a street gang member in Caracas. She once worked as a security guard. Since 2015,…

09/11/20192 min read
How Rodrigo Duterte managed to get elected president of the Philippines and make a living as a city mayor

How Rodrigo Duterte managed to get elected president of the Philippines and make a living as a city mayor

Photo illustration by Jeff ElkinsWhat happened?In May 2016, Rodrigo Duterte was elected mayor of Davao City in the…

05/22/20193 min read
Armenia and Azerbaijan resolve to cease fighting

Armenia and Azerbaijan resolve to cease fighting

Written by CNN Staff WriterThe foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan said Thursday they had agreed to cease…

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