A Day Standing Guard With Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam veterans were the last generation of soldiers drafted and the first to be spat on. Now, as they enter their upper years, the Veterans Memorial is what binds them together.

Chief Syrian Opposition Negotiator Quits

Mohammed Alloush’s resignation comes at a time when fighting between government and rebel forces in the war-torn nation shows no signs of abating.

Wanda Group Offers $4.4B To Privatize Property Unit

The move comes just days after Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, the chairman of the Wanda Group, said the Hong Kong-listed unit was “substantially undervalued.”

PLDT, Globe To Buy San Miguel’s Telecom Unit For $1.5B

The move is expected to improve internet speed and coverage in the Philippines while leaving room for a third player to enter the market.
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Military ‘Might’ Cannot Solve South China Sea Dispute

Goh Chok Tong, Singapore’s emeritus senior minister, said China's growing presence in the region could result in “a more militarized South China Sea.”
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Iran Boycotts Hajj Pilgrimage

Amid mounting tensions with its regional rival Saudi Arabia, Iranian authorities announced that the country will not send pilgrims to Mecca this year.

Gorilla Killing In Cincinnati Zoo Triggers Backlash

Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was shot dead Saturday after a 4-year-old boy fell inside the animal's enclosure — a move that has caused outrage on social media.
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Chicago Facing A Long, Hot Summer

The tommy guns from the days of Al Capone may be gone, but the violence in Chicago is just as real.
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SpaceX Did It Again

Elon Musk’s space transport company has proved once again it can recover a first-stage rocket from a high-orbit satellite launch.


Libertarians Angle For Mainstream Support

With the likely Republican and Democratic nominees both suffering record low popularity, the Libertarian Party sees an opening.

Rubio Says No To No. 2 Spot On GOP Ticket

On the Democratic side, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders dodged the question of whether he would entertain teaming up on a Clinton ticket.
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Olympic Athletes Under The Microscope

What better way to unravel the risks and mysteries of the Zika virus than to study a large cohort traveling to Brazil, the epicenter of the disease?

UK’s Polish Migrants Are Vexed By Potential Brexit

The June vote centered on Britain’s future in the EU has left the fate of more than 850,000 Poles living and working in the U.K. hanging in the balance.