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Column: In Peter Beinart's latest article, a liberal Jew rejects the two-state solution
Once again, liberals are jolted by a rejection of the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
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The new Hong Kong: Disappearing books, illegal words and arrests over blank white paper
Less than two weeks under a new national security law enacted by Beijing, Hong Kong residents already feel a curtain of control falling over the city's realms of speech and thought.
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Trump commutes prison sentence for Roger Stone
President Trump has commuted the prison sentence of Roger Stone, a longtime advisor and Republican operative who was convicted of lying to Congress and trying to interfere with a witness during the Russia investigation.
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CDC data reveal another racial disparity for COVID-19 victims — age at death
COVID-19 claims the lives of Black and Latino Americans earlier than it does for whites. Nonwhite victims are typically a decade younger than whites, the CDC says.
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Amazon tells workers to delete TikTok app, citing security concerns
TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, is under mounting pressure from lawmakers, who see the company as a potential national security threat.
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World Health Organization acknowledges that coronavirus can linger in the air
Under mounting pressure from scientists, the World Health Organization allowed that the coronavirus might float in the air and issued new guidelines recommending people avoid enclosed spaces with poor ventilation.
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Lush gardens. A waterfall. An airport built to awe in Singapore is quieted by COVID-19
Coronavirus health and safety requirements could change the appeal of an airport that even locals visited on their days off. The pressure is felt across Asia, which had been the site of an airport expansion boom prior to the pandemic.
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At some U.S. universities, a time to rethink cops on campus
Students and faculty across the U.S. are pushing for colleges to "defund the police," but goals vary across campuses
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