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Brazilians Boost Attendance at the Paralympics

By Melina Fleury Franco The Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro hosted 170,000 people on Sept. 10, more people than on the busiest day of the 2016 Olympic Games, which only totaled 157,000. What were all these people watching? … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Governing Party Solidifies Rule

By Sarah Medeiros Singapore held snap elections this past September, an event reminiscent of the nation’s elections held immediately after Sept. 11, 2001. In both cases, the ruling party won overwhelmingly. Much like everyone in the United States, the island … Continue reading

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The Social Network in Indonesia

By Suzanne Slattery Despite the Indonesian post-election tension last summer, Joko Widodo was sworn in as the new president of Indonesia on Oct. 20. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott were among the foreign … Continue reading

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Online Charm of Pope Francis

       By Violet Jiang Pope Francis is changing the way non-Catholic people like me look at the Church. Despite the fact that I go to temples and pay tribute from time to time in vacation mode, I was … Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas: War in the Twitter Sphere

By Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath The implications of the November 2012 conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip may seem uncertain at this point, but what is clear is that both parties have added a new weapon to their arsenal: … Continue reading

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