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    Love Among the Ruins

    Twenty years ago, a besieged city was the backdrop for both fear and romance.
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    Titanic’s Wake

    All walks of life teemed aboard the RMS Titanic—from dollar dukes to striving immigrants. Little did they know how they would be betrayed.
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    Forget the Church. Follow Jesus.

    Christianity has been destroyed by politics, priests, and get-rich evangelists. Ignore them, writes Andrew Sullivan, and embrace Him.
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    My Lai Revisited

    When a shooter goes mad: The U.S. soldiers in My Lai got off easy. But America has changed. The alleged killer in Kandahar won’t be so lucky.
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    HBO's ill-fated horse-racing drama, Whitney Houston's family helps Oprah, and more
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    Ghosts on the Telly

    Two new shows confront viewers with Britain’s colonial past—and multiethnic present.
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    Good Riddance to Al-Shabab

    People in Somalia’s third-largest city are so glad the radical Islamist group is gone, they don’t even mind being occupied—yet.
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    How Obama Caved On Israel

    The president sacrificed his ideals and misplayed his hand. How Bibi got the better of Barack. By Peter Beinart.
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    Asma Al-Assad

    ‘Life is not fair my friend.’ Emails show a new reality for Syria’s first lady. By Christopher Dickey.
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    The Fall and Rise of Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi gave up her husband, her children, and 22 years of her life to fight for democracy in Burma. With elections just weeks away, filmmaker Rebecca Frayn reports on this woman's long story of sacrifice as it reaches an extraordinary climax.
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    The World On A Page

    A horse-riding prime minister, squabbling Aussies—and ‘bailout’ Sudoku.
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    A Long Way to Go, Baby

    A half-century into the modern women’s movement, why aren’t more women in power? Leslie Bennetts reports.
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    China's Tigress Tycoons

    In the Year of the Dragon, Amy Chua profiles four Chinese powerhouses who bucked tradition to get rich—very, very rich.
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    Why My Mother Wants Me Dead

    When Sabatina James refused an arranged marriage, she sparked a violent war within her family—and a threat on her life. As told to Abigail Pesta.
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    Women: Symbols of Strength

    When Hillary Clinton travels around the world as secretary of state, she is a global celebrity of the first rank. But that’s not how she felt when she went to Burma for the first time in 2011 to meet with the heroic Aung San Suu Kyi. One of the greatest living human-rights campaigners, Suu Kyi had chosen to endure—for the sake of the Burmese people—the daily threat of death and 15 years of house arrest, cut off from her husband and children. “It was, ‘Oh, my God, I cannot believe I am with Aung San Suu Kyi,” Ambassador Melanne Verveer told me of Clinton’s emotion on her two-hour talk with Suu Kyi in the house of her long captivity.
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    No. 1 National Liquor

    The Red Army loved it, Foreigners Despised it: How Maotai became the world's only Socialist luxury brand.