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An F/A-18 Super Hornet during take off from the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln, an aircraft carrier, in the North Arabian Sea, on Aug. 10, 2019. The Navy has carried out the order of its commander in chief to counter Iran in the Middle East, but in the least provocative way.
How a US warship threatens Iran

Aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln in the North Arabian Sea, deterring Iran means avoiding Iran

Conspiracy theories and post-truth politics

The Brazilian president claims that NGOs are behind the Amazon forest fire surge

FILE — Armed guards survey the area from watchtowers at the Nga Khu Ya repatriation centre for Rohingya returning from Bangladesh in Northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, July 25, 2018. Ever since more than 730,000 Rohingya started fleeing to Bangladesh two years ago to escape a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing, governments from both countries have vowed that a return of the Muslim minority to Myanmar was imminent, but hardly any have returned. (Adam Dean/The New York Times)

No one wants
the Rohingya

Home is missed, but deeply feared

Eve Wiley, who learned, through DNA testing, that her biological father was her mother's fertility doctor, with her children, Hutton, left, and Scarlett, at her home in Dallas, Jul 2, 2019. With the advent of widespread consumer DNA testing, instances in which fertility specialists decades ago secretly used their own sperm for artificial insemination have begun to surface with some regularity. The New York Times

Their mothers chose donor sperm. The doctors used their own

Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip. Photo: Reuters

'Genocidal intent' in sexual violence against Rohingyas

UN investigators lays out another indicator of ‘genocidal intent’ by the Myanmar military

FILE -- Sarah Huckabee Sanders, then White House press secretary, speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, June 11, 2019. Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor next month, reinforcing the strong ties between the conservative cable network and the Trump administration. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Sarah Sanders to join Fox News 

It reinforces the strong ties between the conservative cable network and the Trump administration

The bow of the RMS Titanic, which lies at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean about 370 miles south of Newfoundland. Much has changed at the site since it was last visited 14 years ago. The New York Times

Where the Titanic rests, decay races on

A recent visit to the world’s most famous shipwreck found it ‘being consumed by the ocean and returned to its elemental state’

Workers at a destroyed home in eastern Aleppo, Syria, Jun 23, 2019. After eight years of civil war, the Syrian government now controls much of the country, and whether President Bashar Assad will win has not been in doubt for some time. The New York Times

A journey through shattered Syria

Three Times journalists given rare access to the country found ruin, grief and generosity. But after eight years of civil war, something was missing

Photo taken via Reuters

8 new comic book series for the end of summer

The season may be winding down, but things are heating up for comics fans, with unusual plot lines and new kinds of heroes

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