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The man to beat in Iowa: Scott Walker

He is reluctant to embrace the front-runner’s mantle. But his Iowa roots, plain-spoken style, and familiarity as the governor next door have made him a force in the key early state.<p>BOONE, Iowa — In a fluid race where there’s no consensus front-runner and even the eventual size of the presidential …

Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher: “It fills me with despair, because this is the sort of talk that led to the concentration camps”

Blaming religion for violence, says Karen Armstrong, allows us to dismiss the violence we’ve exported worldwide<p>Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God. Born in Britain, Armstrong studied English at Oxford, …

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Palestinians remind world of their own wall

Palestinian youth have dug a hole in Israel’s separation wall with the Palestinian territories, as a symbolic gesture to mark 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.<p>Armed with hammers, a group of Palestinian activists on Saturday created a cavity in the wall that crosses through the West Bank …

Israel tries to soothe tensions over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — In an attempt at diplomatic damage control, Israel's prime minister reassured Jordan's king Thursday that he won't yield to …

Report: Airstrikes target another Islamist group in Syria

Airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS targeted the Islamist rebel group Ahrar al Sham for the first time overnight in Syria, a monitoring group said Thursday.<p>One airstrike hit the headquarters for Ahrar al Sham in Babsaqa, Idlib province, near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with …