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Corleone local government dissolved due to mafia infiltration

Sicilian town the latest of more than 200 Italian municipalities to be shut down for this reason since 1991<p>Ever since the fictitious Corleone clan was introduced to the big screen in The Godfather in 1972, the town of Corleone in Sicily has been synonymous with organised crime.<p>When Don Vito’s son …

City Politics


Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Mental Health

Camp Wellness: Where the routine becomes extraordinary

Tucson-based Camp Wellness seeks to better the odds of Arizonans with serious mental illness, who on average die 33 years earlier than the general …

10 things you can buy that show just how diseased America’s gun culture really is

Bulletproof blankets? School shooting phone apps? Only a society as debased as ours can sell products like these<p>Kali Holloway<p>December 11, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Just one day after the most recent mass shooting in America, Senate Republicans voted against a …


Our guests

International journalists with various areas of expertise discuss one of the week's major talking points. Click here for the current edition of …

A very special guest

"Food tastes better when you eat together," according to an organization in Bonn that strives to bring together locals and refugees. Welcome to an …

America is getting blindsided: How our imperial arrogance is continuing to wreak havoc

<b>(AP/Andrew Harnik)</b><p>U.S. foreign policy continues to be guided by destructive notions about our own omnipotence<p>Robert Hennelly<p>October 1, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>In the halcyon days of the Cold War, it was rare you saw a phrase like "White House surprised by Russians" in your morning paper. But recently …


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Pistorius sentencing hearing enters fourth day<p><b>South African athlete Oscar Pistorius should be given "sufficient punishment" for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, her cousin has told the</b> …

South Africa

‘Sky Studies’: A Photographer Creates Optical Illusions

For <i>Sky Studies</i>, artist Kyle Seis experiments with our visual perception, constructing photographic installations that challenge our notion of the …

Mud Bath

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