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Did Oil Kill the Dinosaurs?

Sixty-six million years ago, planet Earth was forever changed when a six-mile-wide asteroid smashed into the Yucatan Peninsula, triggering a series of events that killed off the dinosaurs.

Viewpoints: Panama Papers Explained

Rich, famous and politically powered individuals are secretly cheating international law by hiding their fortunes in anonymous, legal, offshore shell companies, allowing them to skirt tax laws and make major money moves in the shadows.

Viewpoints: Donald Trump Denies Existence of Climate Change

Donald Trump has called global warming “a total hoax,” “bullshit” and “pseudoscience.” So why is he trying to build a sea wall designed to protect his golf course in Ireland from “global warming and its effects?”

Viewpoints: Is Tax Avoidance Destroying America?

Tax fairness is a key issue leading into the 2016 elections and has many Americans asking the question: Why don’t the rich pay their fair share in taxes?

The Trump Transport: How Hispanics Will Be Delivered to Their Final Destinations

Back in November 2015, Donald Trump told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host, Mika Brzezinski that he would build a “Deportation Force” to remove 11 million undocumented immigrants. Can Trump provide actual details?

Viewpoints: The Growing Water Crisis in America

Americans take for granted that when they open a faucet, water will come out—and clean water at that. It’s time for Americans to reduce their lavish use of water, and for the U.S. government to figure out a long-term solution to ensure that the water is safe to drink.

Viewpoints: Donald Trump Supporters

Donald Trump's supporters can readily articulate why they will be voting for him if he wins the Republican nomination. But can and will Trump actually deliver what his supporters are looking for?

Middle East

ISIS, Turkey and Oil: Interview with Pelicourt

James Stafford

Viewpoints: Violence Between Israel and Palestine

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Khalid al-Asaad Slaughtered by ISIS

Teri Schure

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Europe

Global Refugee Crisis Deepens by the Day

Joshua Pringle

Viewpoints: Paris Climate Summit

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Is Russia Plotting to Bring Down OPEC?

Dalan McEndree

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Asia-Pacific

Taiwan's Participation in the WHO Annual Assembly Is Vital to Ensuring Global Health Security

Dr. Tzou-yien Lin, Minister of Health and Welfare, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Myanmar: Transition Within Transition

Rajiv Bhatia

Viewpoints: North Korea Tests Nuclear Bomb

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Americas

Viewpoints: What the World Thinks About Clinton vs. Trump

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Argentina's Painful Return to "Economic Orthodoxy"

Sara Kozameh

Aiding Central America's "Women on the Run"

Gabriela Díaz Prieto and Sarah Gammage

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Africa

Food Insecurity and Climate Change in Egypt

Joshua Goldfond

Tunisia: Escaping the Great Mosque of Uqba

Angela Smith Kirkman

Renew the African Growth and Opportunity Act

Udunopa B. Abalu

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