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Afghans Wonder ‘What About Me?’ as American Troops Prepare to Withdraw

Afghans Wonder ‘What About Me?’ as American Troops Prepare to Withdraw

Afghans Wonder ‘What About Me?’ as American Troops Prepare to Withdraw Afghans Wonder ‘What About Me?’ as American Troops Prepare to Withdraw KABUL, Afghanistan — A female high school student in Kabul, Afghanistan’s war-scarred capital, is worried that she won’t be allowed to graduate. A pomegranate farmer in Kandahar wonders if his orchards will ever be clear of Taliban land …

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A Push to Move the Golf Course Atop a Native American ‘Stonehenge’

A Push to Move the Golf Course Atop a Native American ‘Stonehenge’

A Push to Move the Golf Course Atop a Native American ‘Stonehenge’ A Push to Move the Golf Course Atop a Native American ‘Stonehenge’ NEWARK, Ohio — The third hole here at the Moundbuilders Country Club is a tricky par 4: The green is protected by a six-foot-high mound that almost completely encircles the hole and requires a deft chip …

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Bretton Sciaroni, Influential American in Cambodia, Dies at 69

Bretton Sciaroni, Influential American in Cambodia, Dies at 69

Bretton Sciaroni, Influential American in Cambodia, Dies at 69 Bretton Sciaroni, Influential American in Cambodia, Dies at 69 Bretton G. Sciaroni, an American lawyer who became a powerful business broker and an adviser to the government in Cambodia after being fired as a White House official when he became embroiled in the Iran-contra scandal, died on March 12 at his …

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As Biden and Xi Begin a Careful Dance, a New American Policy Takes Shape

As Biden and Xi Begin a Careful Dance, a New American Policy Takes Shape

As Biden and Xi Begin a Careful Dance, a New American Policy Takes Shape As Biden and Xi Begin a Careful Dance, a New American Policy Takes Shape Mr. Biden’s team promises a different approach — one that is exploring, for example, ways of organizing Western democracies to draw on American open-source software and European-made switching gear from Nokia and …

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Ghost World at 20: ‘In an era of teen comedies and American Pie, this was an antidote’

Ghost World at 20: ‘In an era of teen comedies and American Pie, this was an antidote’

Ghost World at 20: ‘In an era of teen comedies and American Pie, this was an antidote’ Ghost World at 20: ‘In an era of teen comedies and American Pie, this was an antidote’ I thought I was never gonna work again,” says Thora Birch. “Honestly, and I hate to say this now, because I don’t know what I was …

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Should the American Theater Take French Lessons?

Should the American Theater Take French Lessons?

Should the American Theater Take French Lessons? Should the American Theater Take French Lessons? Behind the statistics is an abiding strain of prejudice, dating back to the Puritan settlement, that sees cultural work, especially stage acting, as a species of child’s play or worse. In “An Essay on the Stage,” Timothy Dwight IV, a Yale president in the early 19th …

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Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills El Paso Joe Biden Central American Washington Mexico

Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills El Paso Joe Biden Central American Washington Mexico

Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills El Paso Joe Biden Central American Washington Mexico Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills El Paso Joe Biden Central American Washington Mexico A leader of Senate Democrats drive to help millions of immigrants become citizens cast severe doubt on its prospects Monday, as one of President Joe Biden …

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Deb Haaland Becomes First Native American Cabinet Secretary

Deb Haaland Becomes First Native American Cabinet Secretary

Deb Haaland Becomes First Native American Cabinet Secretary Deb Haaland Becomes First Native American Cabinet Secretary “You need to move that back to D.C. and build it back,” said Joel Clement, a former Interior Department expert in climate change policy who resigned from the agency in protest of the Trump administration policies. “The staff, the budget — all these people …

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American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate

American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate

American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate NAIROBI, Kenya — American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozambique that American officials say is linked to the Islamic State. The insurgency, near some of the …

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Xi’s Gambit: China Plans for a World Without American Technology

Xi’s Gambit: China Plans for a World Without American Technology

Xi’s Gambit: China Plans for a World Without American Technology Xi’s Gambit: China Plans for a World Without American Technology China is freeing up tens of billions of dollars for its tech industry to borrow. It is cataloging the sectors where the United States or others could cut off access to crucial technologies. And when its leaders released their most …

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