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Christian Spaces Helps Bring Joy and Faith to Social Media
Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. Snapchat. Texting, emailing, and status updating—our world is more connected than ever, and most of us are living our lives in multiple online communities. While this interconnectedness expands our worlds and introduces us to new people and experiences, it can be challenging to find a niche on the Web where faith and friendship can intersect.  That's…

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When Tech and Pets Collide: BabelBark and the Future of Pet Parenting
It's 2016, and thanks to technology and consumer connectedness, the face of business has changed. We use our Smart Phones to call Uber and Lyft, where we embark on a seamless, easy ride to our destination. We use Amazon Now for grocery delivery, freeing us up to spend time on more meaningful tasks. We customize our furniture, our homes, and…

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A Military-Backed Comedian Will Be Guatemala’s Next President. Activists Aren’t Laughing.
A demonstrator shouts during protests around general elections in Guatemala City. (AP Photo / Moises Castillo) Riding a wave of anti-establishment sentiment, Jimmy Morales—a comedian with no political experience and backed by military hard-liners—has been elected Guatemala’s next president.

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‘Make No Mistake About It, This Is a War’
A man carries his belongings as he walks past damaged buildings along a street in Jobar, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Reuters / Bassam Khabieh) Congressman Peter Welch has done his due diligence.

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For Most Syrians, the Problem Isn’t ISIS—It’s Assad
This photo, taken on August 23, 2015, depicts the emergency room staff in my hometown, Douma, just a few miles east of Damascus. They were appealing to the world to stop the airstrikes by the Assad government, stop the killing of civilians, stop the bloodshed. I have worked side by side with every person in this photo.

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November 3, 1986: The Iran-Contra Weapons-for-Hostages Deal Is Exposed
President Ronald Reagan, Caspar Weinberger, George Shultz, Ed Meese, and Don Regan discuss the President's remarks on the Iran-Contra affair in 1986. (White House) It only gradually became clear to The Nation and others how the Iran-Contra scandal, which burst into the open on this day in 1986, represented an even more egregious violation of the law than other aspects…

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Never Mind the Civilian Casualties
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Fed-Up Refugees Are Actually Breaking Through Border Controls in the Balkans
Refugees in Macedonia heading towards Serbia. (All photos by Lazar Simeonov) Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, and Austria—As nightfall descends just outside Gevgelija, Macedonia, more than a thousand people begin lining up in rows for the evening train headed north for the border with Serbia.

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These Irish Antiwar Protesters Are Sick of Having the US Military in Their Country
Shannonwatch demonstration banner advocating for the US Military to leave Shannon Airport. (Photo by Shannonwatch) On the second Sunday of every month, a group of Irish antiwar and human-rights activists hold monthly protest vigils at a small airport on Ireland’s West coast.

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