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Public Interest Groups Call For Brennan’s Resignation

A coalition of public service groups released a letter Tuesday calling for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan in the ongoing fallout of revelations ...


Why Does the Vatican Need a Bank and What’s With the History of Scandal?

The Vatican Bank's history reads more like Dan Brown than the financial pages, but its worst -- and weirdest -- days may be behind it. ...


Concern Is Rising in the Middle East Over Islamist Extremism

With the Islamic State, the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, making territorial gains in Iraq, the horror of the ...


U.S. Foreign Policy on China Hits the Streets

Call it soft power -- or, perhaps, passive-aggressive nomenclature. The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday voted to rename a portion of International Place N.W., on ...


U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Just Beat a Buzzfeed Reporter at His Own Game

On Wednesday, BuzzFeed reporter Andrew Kaczynski took a swipe at politicians' Twitter presence, but Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, didn't take ...


Car Culture: Around the World in Five Classic Makes

After decades of enjoying enticing tax breaks, the Japanese government has hit the iconic Japanese kei car -- a class of diminutive, fuel-sipping cars, vans, ...


Money Down the Drain: CRS Report Details U.S. Expenses on Iraq

After referring to Iraq as one of America's costliest wars, observers of the decade-plus long engagement can now put some hard numbers on their critiques. ...


It’s Even Worse Than You Thought: Deep Recessions Leave Lasting Effects on Output

The immediate effects of the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent global recession were tangible and camera-ready -- skyrocketing unemployment, riots over austerity in Greece. ...


European Taxi Drivers Are So Mad About Uber They’re Snarling Traffic

It was 1937 when a sudden influx of drivers led authorities in Paris to set a quota of 14,000 taxi licenses. Seventy years later, the ...


The D-Day Anniversary That Was Just as Awkward as Expected

On Friday, world leaders descended on Normandy, France, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. That gathering included Russian President Vladimir Putin, setting ...

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