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Pentagon Accelerates Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Pentagon Accelerates Withdrawal From Afghanistan

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Eric Schmitt and Helene Cooper

American troops are set to be out by early to mid-July, well ahead of President Biden's Sept. 11 deadline, even as big issues remain unresolved.

'On the Ashes of Tragedy': Mixed Emotions on Anniversary of George Floyd's Death

'On the Ashes of Tragedy': Mixed Emotions on Anniversary of George Floyd's Death

By Tim Arango and Andrés R. Martínez

The crowds that gathered in Minneapolis and elsewhere reflected on what has changed, and what has not, in America since Mr. Floyd was murdered by a police officer.

Roman Protasevich: A Belarus Activist Who 'Refused to Live in Fear'

Roman Protasevich: A Belarus Activist Who 'Refused to Live in Fear'

By Andrew Higgins and Andrew E. Kramer

Disgusted by the brutality of President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, Mr. Protasevich bravely embarked at 16 on a life in opposition.

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The Native Scholar Who Wasn't

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The Native Scholar Who Wasn't

By Sarah Viren

More than a decade ago, a prominent academic was exposed for having faked her Cherokee ancestry. Why has her career continued to thrive?

The Myth of Coexistence in Israel

Opinion | Guest Essay

The Myth of Coexistence in Israel

By Diana Buttu

Palestinians live under a racist system whose laws enshrine their second-class status.

Today's Videos

New York Leaders Honor George Floyd

Video Video: New York Leaders Honor George Floyd

By Reuters

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York and the Rev. Al Sharpton held a ceremony to honor George Floyd on the one-year anniversary of his death.

Blinken Visits Israel and the West Bank

Video Video: Blinken Visits Israel and the West Bank

By The Associated Press

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority on Tuesday saying that Israelis and Palestinians both deserve peace and dignity.

Fauci Optimistic Over Moderna Vaccine for Teenagers

Video Video: Fauci Optimistic Over Moderna Vaccine for Teenagers

By The Associated Press

Moderna said Tuesday that its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 percent effective in a study of adolescents ages 12 to 17. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the infectious disease expert, was optimistic about the vaccine's ability to ensure in-person school in the fall.

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