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It's like herding cattle, or singing cats.
Despite the 'moving rope line' incident, Hillary Clinton's relationship with the media is better than it was in 2008. But the advent of social media has dramatically changed the media landscape.
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Even Stephen Colbert was there.
Over 10,000 gathered on the Arthur Ravenel Bridge in Charleston on Sunday evening to honor the nine lives lost last week.
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Civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal has stepped down after allegations that she misrepresented her ethnicity.
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Just like other stories: Truth falls somewhere in the middle?@bungdan#security
The Sunday Times says Edward Snowden's files are in the hands of Russian and Chinese officials. The former NSA contractor's defenders say they couldn't be. Neither side is convincing.
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Is it a realistic goal?@jaredgilmour#environment #climatechange
The Group of Seven announced Monday that it aims to halt its greenhouse emissions by 2100 in an effort to combat human-generated climate change.
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Obama said Iraq must take steps to build an “inclusive” government that serves Iraq’s Shiite, Sunni, and Kurd communities equally.
Some regional analysts heard President Obama’s comment as a warning to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that greater international assistance in the fight against Islamic State depends on steps to build a more inclusive government.
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Which Southern writers have you read?
As 'Go Set a Watchman' is released, the South, even in the distracted age of social media, retains its place as the center of American storytelling.
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The killing of Nasser al-Wuhayshi is described as the most significant setback to Al Qaeda since the death of Osama Bin Laden in 2011. But counterterrorism officials warn that the group's threat remains potent.
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A scary but real thought for parents of college-bound students.
Here are some tools to help parents and students decide if a school is sufficiently addressing safety and responding appropriately to reports of sexual misconduct.
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Gentlemen, would you ever consider this?
 @gretelkauffman#marriage #genderequality
Actress Zoe Saldana has revealed that her husband, Marco Perego, took her last name in 2013. What does this say about gender roles in marriage today?
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A struggle between the three branches.@WarrenRichey#politics
The Supreme Court decision on how to list the birthplace of a child born in Jerusalem on a US passport touched on American balance-of-power issues.
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How do you see Lindsey Graham standing out from the rest of the 2016 GOP field?@bradknick#politics
Senator Lindsey Graham is a fire-breathing hawk on national security issues. But he’s shown a willingness to work with Democrats in bipartisan fashion on issues like climate change and immigration. Is that a winning presidential strategy?
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    Broadcast Journalism, 1978 - 1982
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    Deputy Online Editor, 2007 - present
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