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In China, independent media is largely censored. People are afraid to speak freely, for fear of being arrested.

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The Trump administration’s new asylum rule ends asylum at the southern border. The ACLU has promised to sue as soon as it goes into effect today.

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Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.

Culture of crime and corruption within Customs and Border Protection

Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.

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We continue our summer #stayhome series about places ruined by too much tourism.

‘Game of Thrones’ ruined Dubrovnik, Croatia

We continue our summer #stayhome series about places ruined by too much tourism.

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The United States has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists to visit, but that may be changing. In 2018 the number of Chinese travelers to the U.S.

Chinese tourism in the U.S. is slowing down

The United States has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists to visit, but that may be changing. In 2018 the number of Chinese travelers to the U.S.

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Summer is a time to travel, and tourism is good for the economy. However, some popular destinations are now overrun with tourists.

How tourism is affecting the culture of Venice, Italy

Summer is a time to travel, and tourism is good for the economy. However, some popular destinations are now overrun with tourists.

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Elizabeth Minchilli   is one of the world’s foremost writers on the Italian lifestyle.

How Italians actually eat, according to Elizabeth Minchilli

Elizabeth Minchilli is one of the world’s foremost writers on the Italian lifestyle.

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"What did you have for breakfast?" It's what Good Food host Evan Kleiman asks her guests during sound checks for her program.

A taste of breakfasts from all around the world

"What did you have for breakfast?" It's what Good Food host Evan Kleiman asks her guests during sound checks for her program.

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President Trump today tweeted about a proposed airstrike on three targets in Tehran.

What would a US-Iran war look like?

President Trump today tweeted about a proposed airstrike on three targets in Tehran.

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Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone today. Iranians claim the drone flew over Iran. The U.S. denies this, and says it was flying in international air space.

Iran shot down a U.S. drone, is military action looming?

Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone today. Iranians claim the drone flew over Iran. The U.S. denies this, and says it was flying in international air space.

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President Trump says there’s absolutely no doubt that Iran was behind attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. This follows the U.S.

U.S. says Iran fired on two oil tankers, but Iran says it didn't

President Trump says there’s absolutely no doubt that Iran was behind attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. This follows the U.S.

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj devoted an episode of his Netflix show “The Patriot Act” to what’s going on in Sudan.

Crisis in Sudan becomes a cause on social media with #BlueforSudan

Comedian Hasan Minhaj devoted an episode of his Netflix show “The Patriot Act” to what’s going on in Sudan.

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La Luz del Mundo church has come under scrutiny after its leader, Naason Joaquin Garciawas, arrested last week on multiple charges of sex abuse.

La Luz del Mundo and the Mexican immigrant community in the U.S.

La Luz del Mundo church has come under scrutiny after its leader, Naason Joaquin Garciawas, arrested last week on multiple charges of sex abuse.

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For the first time ever, a global    database    is tracking violence directed at women politicians and activists.

Politically motivated violence against women is surging, and one group is tracking the global trend

For the first time ever, a global database is tracking violence directed at women politicians and activists.

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The Women's World Cup is underway in France. The U.S. women are preparing for their first game on Tuesday against Thailand.

Former pro-soccer player on the Women's World Cup

The Women's World Cup is underway in France. The U.S. women are preparing for their first game on Tuesday against Thailand.

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The drug war has made Tijuana one of the deadliest cities in the world. That’s why analysts say that Julián Leyzaola has a good shot at winning Tijuana’s mayoral election this weekend.

Tijuana's next mayor could be a wheelchair-using gunslinger

The drug war has made Tijuana one of the deadliest cities in the world. That’s why analysts say that Julián Leyzaola has a good shot at winning Tijuana’s mayoral election this weekend.

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President Trump says he’ll slap tariffs on all Mexican goods unless Mexico stops migrants from crossing the border into the U.S.

What's the impact on California if Trump raises tariffs on Mexican imports?

President Trump says he’ll slap tariffs on all Mexican goods unless Mexico stops migrants from crossing the border into the U.S.

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The EU elections took place over the weekend. They happen every five years, and the far right was poised to win a large share of votes.

EU elections: Marine Le Pen is victorious in France

The EU elections took place over the weekend. They happen every five years, and the far right was poised to win a large share of votes.

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Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

Theresa May resigns. Who will replace her and can anyone manage Brexit?

Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

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The European Parliament elections just kicked off across Europe. It’s a four-day affair. The results could eventually determine whether the EU will remain a united Europe.

The EU elections and the future of Europe

The European Parliament elections just kicked off across Europe. It’s a four-day affair. The results could eventually determine whether the EU will remain a united Europe.

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