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NATO commander: Russia fueling armed conflict in Ukraine

Russia is “fueling and continuing the armed conflict” in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told reporters...

Voting rights are a cornerstone of democracy

The civil rights movement may be an American story, but it continues to inspire democracy around the world. “We may be diplomats, but we should...

Even after 800 years, Magna Carta’s principles still resonate

When King John affixed his seal to the Magna Carta on June 15, 1215, he met the demands of rebellious English barons in the...

Star eaters: How black hole winds blow

Supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies blast radiation and ultra-fast winds outward, as illustrated in this artist's rendering based on an image...

Defeat of Daesh ‘can and will be accomplished’

A lasting defeat of Daesh will take “a combined diplomatic and military effort,” U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters in Kuwait after...

Meet Rashad Hussain. He fights terrorists with words.

An American Muslim born in Wyoming and raised in Texas just assumed a key role in countering violent extremism. On February 18, the State Department...

How do you like your air?

How do you know if you’re breathing clean air? Often you don’t, without access to air quality data. Years ago, U.S. environmental researchers figured out...

Is this the key to inclusive education?

Education is a fundamental human right. Yet millions go uneducated because their schools use a language they don't understand. What should we do?

‘To right a grave wrong’

Remembering the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II helps ensure civil liberties are never again sacrificed in the name of security.