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Trump’s Travel Ban Will Need More Than Tweaks to Survive, Experts Say

But the administration may yet go to the mat to defend the original executive order.

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But Mattis, but the World, but the Law, but Bureaucracy…

Can we hold on to these little bits of optimism as the Trump administration takes us into a turbulent, unprecedented future?

The Cable

Russian Lawmakers Come Closer to Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

The Russian Orthodox Church believes corporal punishment can be "an essential right given by God." Soon it may be given by the Russian government.

Dispatch

Taking Selfies With Duterte’s Chief Executioner

Ronald dela Rosa is the Philippine president’s right hand in a ruthless crackdown on drugs. A trail of fans follows him around the country — as does a trail of dead bodies.

The Cable

Charges Dropped Against British Woman for Reporting Her Rape in the UAE

International condemnation, not proper investigation, prompted Dubai to drop the charges, experts say.

Tea Leaf Nation

A Crack of Daylight Enters Chinese Court Proceedings

A growing number of trials will be live-streamed in HD. What might that mean for justice in a black-box judiciary?

Argument

First They Came for the Holocaust Deniers, and I Did Not Speak Out

Europe’s well-intentioned bans on Holocaust denial have spawned a flurry of imitations — many with sinister consequences.

Feature

The Things They Carried: The Abortion Doctor

Gynecologist Germán Cardoso’s abortion clinic is easy to find. Located on a residential street in Tandil, Argentina, a small city four hours south of Buenos ...

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