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The United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, according to a May 8 announcement by President Donald Trump. The decision reverses a hardwon agreement that President Barack Obama negotiated...

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If U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un in the coming months, as he says he will, he will be doing something unprecedented. No sitting U.S. president has ever met with...

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A massive fire in historic downtown São Paulo, Brazil, on May 1 has killed at least one person, with three more suspected dead. Several neighboring buildings, including a church, were destroyed, scorched...

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North Korea has promised to get rid of its nuclear weapons, but how will the world know if it actually follows through? There is only one international agency in the world that could verify their compliance,...

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As a historian, I well know that the past has a habit of coming back. And, sometimes, it wreaks havoc on the present. That’s the situation now confronting Iran after a mummy was discovered during construction...

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A massive fire in historic downtown São Paulo, Brazil, on May 1 has left one person dead. One neighboring building was also destroyed, and several others, including a church, were scorched or evacuated....

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Natalie Portman, the Oscar-winning actress, recently kicked off a massive storm of controversy when she pulled out of a prestigious award ceremony in Israel because, she said, she “did not want to appear...

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After a week of political protest in Nicaragua, at least 38 people – and possibly over 60 – are dead. President Daniel Ortega, whose government once seemed unshakable, has emerged weakened in the...

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Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of stories from The Conversation’s archive. The Central American migrants whose month-long journey northward across Mexico spurred President Donald Trump...

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Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of stories from The Conversation’s archive. The Central American migrants whose month-long journey northward across Mexico spurred President Donald Trump...