A Tale of the Pure at Heart

In 2014, Lev Tahor arrived in Guatemala, the latest stop in a 20-year international journey. The ultra-conservative jewish sect cries that it is escaping religious persecution. But to those left behind—in Israel, New York, and Canada—the group is a dangerous cult ducking accusations of brainwashing, abuse, and child marriage


Is it Too Late Now for Justin Bieber to Say ‘Sorry’ to the Mayan Ruins He Climbed All Over?

Justin Bieber knows how to get in trouble. This time around, he was kicked out of Mayan archaeological site in Mexico.

The Cable

These Charts Show Why the U.S. Is Almost as Dangerous as Afghanistan

These charts show President Obama is right: U.S. gun violence far outpaces peer nations.


If Your Name Is Isis, You’re Not Getting a Personalized Jar of Nutella

A campaign to design your own Nutella label appears to be excluding anyone named Isis.

The Cable

Senate GOP May Scuttle Obama’s Signature Trade Deal — at Least For Now

The White House is pushing back against threats to delay Obama's signature trade deal until after the 2016 elections.


Welcome to Canada, Where the Prime Minister Meets Refugees at the Airport

The first wave of Canada’s resettlement program comes as anti-Muslim rhetoric continues to rise in the United States in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.


When Did America Give Up on the Idea of America?

Even during the darkest days of the Cold War, we didn’t act like this.

The Cable

Report: Single Male Syrian Refugees Not Welcome in Canada

Canada reportedly won't allow single Syrian male refugees inside its borders.


Long Hair and a Sikh Defense Minister Don’t Make You a Progressive

Canada’s new prime minister has a knack for optics. But will he deliver the kind of progressive change the country needs?

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