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Posted: 2019-08-22 17:00:31
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Around the world, corruption poses a major threat, contributing to many of the crises that have plagued economies and democracies over the past decade. One aspect of corruption that receives too little attention is the link between corruption and the success of terrorism. Research has shown that hig...
Posted: 2019-08-22 17:00:03
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Yesterday, President Donald Trump canceled a meeting with the new Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, because she refuses to discuss the sale of Greenland. Greenland used to be a Danish colony but now belongs to the people of Greenland—the Danish government could not sell the island even if it...
Posted: 2019-08-21 18:34:57
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Summer offers a time to relax and recharge, and that often includes a chance to connect with nature. Getting outside in the warmer months reminds us how important green space is to our individual health and community well-being, especially for city and suburban residents who may be more detached fro...
Posted: 2019-08-20 17:11:53
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Election security has been a topic of considerable discussion given foreign interference in recent elections. A U.S. Intelligence Committee report found that Russia gained illegal entry into numerous voter registration data bases in the American states. In addition, Special Counsel Robert Mueller wa...
Posted: 2019-08-20 15:32:47
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The storied Mississippi River is at its widest and wildest in Memphis. Rising and falling 55 feet a year, the river is the city’s birth place. It runs alongside the city’s historic downtown, serves as a global hub for trade and transportation, and connects residents to industry and opportunity. But ...