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Midday Roundup: No means no

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | The answer’s still no. After meeting with President Barack Obama and other congressional leaders for about an hour this morning, House Speaker John Boehner…

'Hurry up and die'

By Angela Lu
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International | Japan’s disdain for children is leading to callousness toward the elderly. In response to the economic problems caused by the country’s aging population,

Globe Trot: Mali matters, Dreamliners grounded, ‘red line’ in Syria, Chechen Bibles

By Mindy Belz
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International | The French defense minister says fighting in Mali will be “long,” as French forces today moved into towns just south of areas captured recently by Islamic…

The untamed divine

The untamed divine

By Russell Board
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Religion | God will not be contained in a temple, or leave us alone to mind our own business

Globe Trot: International reaction to shooting, Egypt draft constitution vote ...

By Mindy Belz
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International | Worldwide condemnation and concern over the shooting in Connecticut is increasing pressure on Washington to enact stricter federal gun laws. Egypt’s Muslim…

Globe Trot 12.03

By Mindy Belz
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International | A Japanese tunnel collapse on Sunday killed nine and trapped many motorists. A Midwest perspective on the Middle East—and other challenges President…

Water wars

By Jordan Lee
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Asia | A dispute over a small island chain in the East China Sea threatens Pacific ties

Globe Trot 09.17

By Mindy Belz
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International | So much for Washington’s foreign policy pivot from the Middle East to Asia. The Obama administration is working itself into a bigger and bigger twist. On…

'Still suffering'

'Still suffering'

By Jamie Dean
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Japan | As political upheaval ousts Prime Minister Naoto Kan, personal upheaval still overwhelms tsunami survivors

A grief observed

A grief observed

By Jamie Dean
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Japan | Japan's code of honor makes counting the dead and aiding the living easier and more difficult

Timid Tepco

Timid Tepco

By Paul Glader
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Japan | Critics blame Tokyo utility's 'intellectual arrogance' and slow response that compounded a catastrophic natural disaster

Fukushima famine

Fukushima famine

By Jamie Dean
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Japan | Three-day shifts, scant meals, and a liter-and-a-half of daily water: Stress is taking its toll on workers in compromised nuclear site

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