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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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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