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Israel vs. Hamas: Winners, Losers and What Comes Next

A fragile cease-fire is holding after this latest bloody war between Hamas and Israel, but where does that leave the long-running conflict in terms of power ratios, influence and the future?

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Slave Owner

It’s a widely known fact that American founding father Thomas Jefferson owned slaves and generally accepted that he fathered six children with one of his slaves, Sally Hemings....

‘Fixed in Nature’

In justifying his commercial holdings, Jefferson expressed views about whites and Blacks having differences that were “fixed in nature.” One of the clearest statements of...

‘In Reason Much Inferior’

But in the tract’s most infamous passages, he puts on his amateur anthropologist hat to make some startling observations. Citing skin color as the most obvious distinguishing...

His Ward

Stephen Grover Cleveland, or “Big Steve” as the 5-foot-11, 250-pound New Yorker was known to friends, had always enjoyed the company of men, one of whom was his longtime drinking...

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Who won Germany's election last Sunday? Test your knowledge.

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What climate pledge did Chinese President Xi Jinping make to the United Nations Tuesday? Test your knowledge.

Pinochet Jailed Her. She’s Demolishing His Legacy

Alejandra Flores Carlos is among a handful of Indigenous Chileans tasked with rewriting the country's Constitution.

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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

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Which Taliban leader was reported to be missing this week? Test your knowledge.

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What country announced Wednesday that it would send $31 million in aid to Taliban-run Afghanistan? Test your knowledge.

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What early pandemic shortage reared its head again this week? Test your knowledge.

Who’s Hot in Washington?

When I first became a correspondent in Washington, D.

Shadow of Terror Looms in Afghanistan

America’s longest war was sparked by a terrorist attack, and it’s now been bookended by another.

Who Are You Calling a Communist?

When the red hammer and sickle banner was pulled from the Kremlin ramparts a final time 30 years ago, obituaries for socialism were written by the hundreds.

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The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

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Why did the Taliban say this week that Afghan women should stay home? Test your knowledge.

Suits: The New Face of Latin American Crime

Drug lords switching out gold chains for bespoke suits, politicians proposing to legalize cocaine and judges acquitting cocaine traffickers on compassionate grounds.

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