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The Man Who Came to Dinner

Julian Assange hasn’t set foot outside Ecuador’s London embassy in more than a year—avoiding extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegations of sexual assault. But physical confinement seems only to enhance his reach. The WikiLeaks founder has video-addressed the U.N., launched a Senate campaign …

Senator: Obama Administration Secretly Suspended Military Aid to Egypt

The White House has quietly suspended military aid to Egypt, Josh Rogin reports exclusively.<p>The U.S. government has decided privately to act as if …

Egypt: Day of protest and another day of death

Bloodshed returned to the streets of Egypt on Friday after at least 60 people were killed when the Muslim Brotherhood's "day of rage" exploded into more fierce fighting between protesters and the security forces.<p>Supporters of Mohammed Morsi, the deposed Islamist president, clashed with the military …

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Richard Dawkins criticised for Twitter comment about Muslims

The outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins was involved in an online Twitter row on Thursday after tweeting: "All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge. They did great things in the Middle Ages, though."<p>As users piled in to criticise him, the scientist continued: …

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America in the 1970s: New York City

Today marks the start of <b>Documerica Week</b> on In Focus -- a new photo essay each day, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. The Documerica Project was put together by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1971, with a primary …

An Afghan Minister Fires Back At Impeachment Attempt

If you think it's tough being a Cabinet secretary in the U.S., having to deal with the demands of a fiercely partisan Congress and testify a few times a year, try being the Afghan interior minister.<p>"I have been summoned by the lower house 93 times, and 79 times by the upper house," says Ghulam …

Which Nations Hate The U.S.? Often Those Receiving U.S. Aid

To figure out which countries dislike the U.S., one quick way is to simply look at which ones are getting the largest dollops of U.S. aid.<p>This wasn't the focus of a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. But it did emerge when Pew spoke to people in 39 countries about the U.S. and China, asking …

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America Is Richer Than We Think

REUTERS/Larry Downing As mentioned earlier, the US Commerce Department will soon release recalculated GDP numbers that will reclassify "intangible" asset spending as investment, particularly research and development spending. Also, as Bloomberg BusinessWeek notes, "intellectual property, original …