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Britain's DACA? Children of invited laborers caught in 'Windrush' controversy
After World War II, Britain confronted a dual challenge: a shattered infrastructure that needed urgent work and a severe labor shortage. To solve the prob... >
For South Africa's students, college means promise – if they can get there
Naledi Thimbela turned that number over in her head again and again. Before she could send in the college application that might get her out of this weath... >
Why a wave of Asian summitry
Less than a year ago, the world’s two most populous nations, India and China, almost went to war. In a tense showdown over disputed land in the Himalaya... >
Bob Corker’s relationship with President Trump: It’s complicated
Sen. Bob Corker is a bundle of conflicts and contradictions. Last fall, the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee got into a Twit... >
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How Egypt’s stubborn poverty threatens strongman Sisi’s grip
Despite his landslide reelection last month and renewed talk of constitutional amendments to make him president for life, Egyptian strongman Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s grip on power is far from absolute as he enters his second term. Analysts warn that the ... >
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Readers write: Lifting humanity through a story, prayer after mass shootings, making sense of confusing events
Regarding the Feb. 9 Monitor Daily article “ ‘Calls From Home’: Kentucky radio station connects inmates and families”: This was such an important s... >
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The US and its allies knocked Russia off balance, Pleading for a de
“It was anything but dull in the Security Council on [April 9], when Russian UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya faced off with his US and UK counterparts, Nik... >
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As its beaches recede, Florida shores up private ownership
With his straw hat, rubber waders, and a quartet of 12-foot fishing poles, Peter Schilling is the modern version of an ancient archetype: the surf fisherma... >
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The art of parsing apologies
Sorry to say but in recent days there has been an abundance of apologies from public figures. Mark Zuckerberg, Laura Ingraham, Tony Robbins, Theresa May, ... >
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Diversity on display at tech conference minus 'tech bros'
The one-day event held here Tuesday was explicitly designed to to show that the privacy and security sector has a healthy share of female and minority expe... >
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Churches struggle with their #MeToo moment
Basyle “Boz” Tchividjian has devoted most of his career to an emotionally and spiritually wrenching task. A former prosecutor, he’s been investigati... >