Kavi Heerah

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Home Again in Jamaica

<b>Jamaica</b> is in my blood.<p>My mother was born in the hills of this tropical paradise. She spent her childhood and adolescence here. Then, in the early 1970s, she left it all behind and headed for Canada to reunite with my father, who had emigrated from Jamaica a year earlier. They were married within …

Bob Marley

In the Jungle, You Can Swim in a Stream of Stars

Two weeks ago, I was staring at an unbelievably star-studded sky. We were in the Peruvian Amazon, far from city lights, and had set up camp along the Alto Madre de Dios, one of the region’s mighty rivers. I wasn’t there to star gaze – my assignment was to report on the jungle tribe that has been …

What Behavioral Science Reveals About the Iran Debate

Of all the findings in behavioral science, the most significant may be "loss aversion," the idea that people dislike losses a lot more than they like …

Two Koreas Trade Threats After Military Clash; Deadline From North Nears

Pyongyang warns it will attack propaganda loudspeakers if they aren’t turned off by Saturday<p>By<p>Alastair Gale<p>Alastair Gale<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@AlastairGale<p>alastair.gale@wsj.com<p>SEOUL—The two Koreas traded threats Friday after a brief exchange of fire a day earlier, in a confrontation that …

North Korea

Islamic State's No. 2 leader killed in airstrike in Iraq: White House

The No. 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group was killed in a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday.<p>Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali was traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, in northern …

Middle East