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Book News: Remembering Poet Galway Kinnell, Whose Song Said Everything

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The Pulitzer Prize winner has died at the age of 87. In his deceptively simple poetry and in his activism, Kinnell sought to broaden his audience, even while grappling with difficult themes.

New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.

Desperately seeking Jewish settlers, at $136 a day, to colonize Palestinian neighborhood

Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Restriction of movement Settlement organization entices Jews into Jerusalem settlement for $136 per day Middle East Monitor 3 Oct — The Ir David Foundation, known as Elad, has published an announcement on social media networks in search of Jewish settlers to live in Palestinian homes that

In Mideast Chaos, Netanyahu Sees Opportunity

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

In an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Arab countries "no longer view Israel as an enemy, but a potential partner."

Interview: Stephen Hadley on Obama's ISIS strategy

Earlier this morning I spoke with the Lowy Institute's 2014 Telstra Distinguished International Fellow Stephen Hadley about the situation in Iraq and Syria. You can listen to the interview below. Hadley, who was President George W Bush's...Show More Summary

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The nation's first black U.S. attorney general had a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, sentencing reforms and battles with congressional Republicans.

Grand Jury Won't Indict NASCAR's Stewart In Driver's Death

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The jury heard testimony from about two dozen witnesses and reviewed photos and videos in coming to its decision. The family of the driver who was killed says, "This matter is not at rest."

Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. But since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.

After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

It cost $2.4 billion to build the Revel Casino Hotel. Its closure is part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City's big gambling halls by the end of September.

More Clashes In Pakistan As Pressure On Government Grows

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan briefly forced state TV off the air amid continuing clashes with police and renewed calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

Open Elections Ruled Out In Hong Kong; Potential Showdown Looms

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

China's legislature is limiting reforms in Hong Kong, drawing battle lines in what opposition groups warned would be clashing visions of the political future of the region and of China.

British Embassy Apologizes For Humorous Tweet About Burning The White House

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The tweet joked about the burning of the White House 200 years ago by the British. It unleashed many tweets from Americans who didn't think relations were special enough for that kind of ribbing.

U.S. Won't Rule Out Attack In Syria To Hit Islamic State

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

American aircraft have carried out more strikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley. The attacks come despite threats to kill other hostages.

Many Seek 'Justice' In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait A While

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.

Gaza Violence Resumes; Hamas Military Chief Targeted

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Israel says more than 70 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours, and it carried out at least 60 airstrikes in response.

Fresh Clashes In Ferguson, Mo., As National Guard Arrives

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The St. Louis suburb has been tense since the Aug. 9 shooting by an officer of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager. Thirty-one people were arrested overnight in violence between protesters and police.

Ukraine: Reports Of Attack On Civilian Convoy Near Luhansk

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Ukraine's government and pro-Russian separatists are blaming one another for an attack on a convoy carrying people who were fleeing the fighting near the eastern city of Luhansk.

WikiLeaks' Assange Says He'll Leave Embassy In London

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Citing health concerns, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he'll leave Ecuador's embassy, where he has lived for more than two years. He faces criminal charges in Sweden and the U.S.

'They're Talking To People': Tensions Ease In Ferguson As Police Change Tactics

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Instead of meeting demonstrators with tear gas, police walked with them. There have been reports that officials might reveal the name today of the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.

How People In Ferguson See The Police in Ferguson

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Some residents say that even before Ferguson police killed a teenager, they saw the police as a potential threat. Increasingly this week, they're seeing the police in military gear.

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