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The Last Fishermen of Kashmir

THE LAST FISHERMEN OF KASHMIR

Once teeming lakes are fast disappearing and with them, a lucrative career for tens of thousands of people in the region.

Biden's Syria Strikes Fuel New Debate on War Powers

BIDEN'S SYRIA STRIKES FUEL NEW DEBATE ON WAR POWERS

Democrats in Congress signaled they were uneasy with the move and are demanding answers from the White House.

 
 
 
In Kolkata, Only a Few Lions Are Still Dancing

IN KOLKATA, ONLY A FEW LIONS ARE STILL DANCING

A 2-century-old Indian Chinese community is threatened by tensions between the two countries.

Report: Saudi Crown Prince Approved Khashoggi Operation

REPORT: SAUDI CROWN PRINCE APPROVED KHASHOGGI OPERATION

A long-awaited intelligence report comes as Biden reassesses the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia.

 
 
 
America's Conspiratorial Delusions Weren't Born Under Trump

AMERICA'S CONSPIRATORIAL DELUSIONS WEREN'T BORN UNDER TRUMP

False realities have been part of the U.S. political scene for decades.

 Ukraine's Debt Problem Spells Trouble

 UKRAINE'S DEBT PROBLEM SPELLS TROUBLE

If the government continues to pile up debt without necessary reforms, it will set its economy on the road to ruin.

 
 
 
Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War

LATIN AMERICAN GOVERNMENTS ARE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE U.S.-CHINA TECH WAR

So far, policymakers have maintained strong ties with both nations. In 2021, they may face a point of no return.

On Climate, ‘America Is Back' Is Just Words So Far

ON CLIMATE, ‘AMERICA IS BACK' IS JUST WORDS SO FAR

Here's what Biden needs to do if he wants to get serious about cutting emissions.

 
 
 
New Ideas and Old Risks in El Salvador

NEW IDEAS AND OLD RISKS IN EL SALVADOR

President Nayib Bukele's Nuevas Ideas party prepares for an electoral sweep.

Why China Favors Democracy Over Dictatorship in Myanmar

WHY CHINA FAVORS DEMOCRACY OVER DICTATORSHIP IN MYANMAR

To secure Beijing's economic and regional interests, a reliable democratic government is better than an unpredictable and expansionist...

 
 
 
Biden Has No Good Options in Afghanistan

BIDEN HAS NO GOOD OPTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

Facing a May 1 deadline to withdraw U.S. troops, the new administration must walk a tightrope toward peace.

‘Crimes Against Humanity Were Committed Every Day in Syria'

‘CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY WERE COMMITTED EVERY DAY IN SYRIA'

A Syrian American doctor describes the devastation in Idlib, Syria.

 
 
 
China's Nationality Law Is a Cage for Hong Kongers

CHINA'S NATIONALITY LAW IS A CAGE FOR HONG KONGERS

Foreign passport holders risk being trapped in China by nervous authorities.

The New ‘Forever War': Pentagon Takes on Extremism

THE NEW ‘FOREVER WAR': PENTAGON TAKES ON EXTREMISM

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has given the U.S. military instructions to deal with white supremacy as extremists target new recruits...

 
 
 
Doctors Struggle to Convince Pakistanis to Get Their Vaccine Shot

DOCTORS STRUGGLE TO CONVINCE PAKISTANIS TO GET THEIR VACCINE SHOT

The country has too few shots, a stubborn public, and little experience-but the program may still work.

Paul Kagame Celebrated ‘Hotel Rwanda'-Until Its Hero Criticized Him

PAUL KAGAME CELEBRATED ‘HOTEL RWANDA'-UNTIL ITS HERO CRITICIZED HIM

Rwanda's president once welcomed the Hollywood film. His recent attacks on the movie and its protagonist show that his government cannot...

 
 
 
Biden Must Base Arms Sales on U.S. Interests-Not U.S. Jobs

BIDEN MUST BASE ARMS SALES ON U.S. INTERESTS-NOT U.S. JOBS

Exporting advanced weapons systems to the Middle East will create very few jobs at home. Washington must base its decisions on national...

Influence Without Entanglement in the Middle East

INFLUENCE WITHOUT ENTANGLEMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

How China is outflanking the United States-and staying under the radar.

 
 
 
U.S.-Iran Talks Will Falter Unless Abdolnaser Hemmati Is at the Table

U.S.-IRAN TALKS WILL FALTER UNLESS ABDOLNASER HEMMATI IS AT THE TABLE

Unwinding sanctions will be central to reviving the nuclear deal. If the Biden administration wants a lasting solution, it must involve...

The Axis of Resistance to Israel Is Breaking Up

THE AXIS OF RESISTANCE TO ISRAEL IS BREAKING UP

Syria has turned against Hamas, and Iran's efforts to mediate aren't working.

 
 
 



UConn in line for top seed in women's NCAA Tournament

UConn in line for top seed in women's NCAA Tournament

UConn, Stanford, Texas A&M and South Carolina would be the top seeds if the women's NCAA Tournament began Sunday. Read more ...

Trump falsely claims in CPAC speech that he could beat Democrats 'for a...

Trump falsely claims in CPAC speech that he could beat Democrats 'for a third time' in 2024

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump on Sunday continued to repeat false claim that the election was stolen over a month after leaving the White House. During... Read more ...

Notre Dame pays tribute to Louis Nix III after his death

Notre Dame pays tribute to Louis Nix III after his death

The Notre Dame football team paid tribute to their former defensive lineman Louis Nix III, who was found dead Saturday morning in his hometown of Jacksonville after being... Read more ...

CDC advisory panel recommends J&J single-dose Covid vaccine

CDC advisory panel recommends J&J single-dose Covid vaccine

A CDC advisory panel on Sunday unanimously recommended Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine for Americans 18 and older, one of the last steps needed for the shot... Read more ...

Donald Trump makes keynote speech at CPAC 2021

Donald Trump makes keynote speech at CPAC 2021

Former President Donald Trump is delivering the keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida on Sunday afternoon - his first public speech since... Read more ...

Spacewalking astronauts prep International Space Station for new solar panel...

Spacewalking astronauts prep International Space Station for new solar panel wings

Spacewalking astronauts have installed support frames at the International Space Station for new solar panels arriving later this year. Read more ...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment, the party 'overwhelmingly' agrees on most issues

Summary List Placement Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on Sunday said that the GOP remains "overwhelmingly" united despite divisions among lawmakers who... Read more ...

Syrian air defenses repel ‘Israeli aggression' over Damascus, intercept most...

Syrian air defenses repel ‘Israeli aggression' over Damascus, intercept most of the missiles - state media

Syrian air defences have shot down most of the missiles targeting the area outside Damascus from the territory of the occupied Golan Heights, the country's state media... Read more ...

AG Reject's Cuomo's Plan for Harassment Probe

AG Reject's Cuomo's Plan for Harassment Probe

After a plan by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to have a retired federal judge review sexual harassment allegations against him drew criticism, Cuomo's office on Sunday asked that... Read more ...

AP source: Royals, Dozier agree to $25M, 4-year deal

AP source: Royals, Dozier agree to $25M, 4-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Royals and third baseman Hunter Dozier have agreed to a $25 million, four-year contract that includes a fifth-year option, a person with knowledge of the... Read more ...