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The Carter Administration and Human Rights in Chile, 1977-81

This essay demonstrates that the administration of Jimmy Carter failed to fundamentally improve the situation of human rights in Augusto ...


Twins' Jake Odorizzi, White Sox's Jose Abreu accept $17.8M qualifying offers for 2020

Jake Odorizzi, who had a career-high 15 wins and a 3.51 ERA for the Twins last season, and White Sox ...


Uber and Lyft rides might be harder to come by in Chicago Wednesday. Here's why.

Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers are planning to turn off their apps and strike Wednesday. Chicago-area participants will join ...


'Who has this much kombucha?' Petes Fresh Market charts ambitious suburban expansion.

Nicoletta Skarlatos, of Chicago, stands May 9, 2019, with the Tesla Model S that she purchased to avoid having to ...


International

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Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Business

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Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...

Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

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Struggling Blazers pick up Carmelo Anthony - report

Los Angeles - Carmelo Anthony, who hasn't played in over a year since being dumped by the Houston Rockets, has ...


Bill Weld Files to Challenge Trump in New Hampshire Primary

CONCORD, N.H. - Republican Bill Weld has filed for the New Hampshire presidential primary and is now the first major ...


How higher ed can deal with ethical questions over its disgraced donors

Private donors are giving colleges and universities record amounts of money - along with increasingly frequent bouts of public shame ...


Could the Hyde Amendment be repealed in 2020?

In 1976, conservative Congressman Henry Hyde of Illinois introduced a bill that would ban the use of federal funding for ...


Former Republican Governor Abandons Trump 2020 Challenge

WASHINGTON - Mark Sanford, a former governor of South Carolina, abandoned his longshot bid on Tuesday to challenge President Donald ...


Supreme Court Lets Sandy Hook Shooting Lawsuit Go Forward

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is letting a lawsuit proceed against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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