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Joyce Hackel

Working in the besieged Syrian city tests the resolve of even the most daring doctors.
Twenty-eight-year-old Ocean Vuong captures his experience coming from Vietnam to the US in his debut poetry collection “Night Sky with Exit Wounds.”
Donald Trump said women should be punished for abortion. In El Salvador, they are.
Cellebrite, a company headquartered in a Tel Aviv-suburb might have helped the FBI hack into the San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone.
Former CBC radio icon Jian Ghomeshi was found not guilty in the first of two sexual assault trials, prompting a social media firestorm in Canada.
Thursday marks 40 years since the military coup in Argentina that began the “dirty war” dictatorship.
Women who won’t vote Clinton just because she’s a woman. Latinos who won’t vote Rubio or Cruz because they’re Latinos. Why is this the case, when we’re more focused than ever on defining our identity?
“Difret” means “to dare” or “courage” in the Amharic language of Ethiopia. A new film by that name tells the story of an Ethiopian girl who was kidnapped by men on horseback to enforce a “traditional” marriage. She fought back, and then had to defend her life in court. Now, thanks to Angelina Jolie, the world will see her story.
When Taliban insurgents seized control of Kunduz last month, they went door-to-door targeting women who work outside the home. Female workers of one aid group knew the risk and escaped — and now plan to return to continue supporting other survivors.
Nigerians caught up in Boko Haram violence in recent weeks have been able to use Facebook to quickly alert their friends and relatives by using the “safety check” feature.
Each day, on average, seven children are shot dead in America. That sobering statistic lays the foundation for correspondent Gary Younge’s forthcoming book, A Day in the Death of America.
The embattled Syrian leader, Bashar al-Assad, appeared in Moscow on Tuesday night, for his first trip outside of his country since the uprising against him began in 2011. It’s a sign of his dependence on Russian military assistance.
When Taliban insurgents seized control of Kunduz last month, they went door-to-door targeting women who work outside the home. Female workers of one aid group knew the risk and escaped — and now plan to return to continue supporting other survivors.
When Iceland’s government announced that it was only willing to take in 50 Syrian refugees over the next two years, about 10,000 other Icelanders got ticked off.
The disgruntled former employee who shot and killed two reporters live on air Wednesday morning wanted his crime to go viral. Knowing that, how should we talk about it on social media?
Civilian and military personnel who’ve worked at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are increasingly alarmed.