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Republican congressmen have introduced efforts to limit the scope of the Iran nuclear deal
The White House has promised to veto the bill, claiming it would put Americans at risk
Overlooking women as vital participants in peacekeeping process can have grave consequences in MENA region
There’s something inherently universal about traditions in death. We pass them down, generation after generation. Attending a Ching Ming ceremony in California reminds the author of her own Irish roots.
A panel discussion at the Newseum on the dangers facing female journalists.
When many people think of America’s national parks, they think of the battlefields and monuments of the east, or the majestic landscapes of the west. But walk through Dupont Circle in downtown D.C. and you’re strolling on national park land. And with more than 400 units of the National Park Service, the government agency is taking to social media to connect with, entice and educate visitors on its vast natural, historical and cultural resources.
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian and his wife fellow journalist Yeganeh Salehi were released on Sunday and en route to the US
For all the growing awareness of the possibilities and benefits of small house living, and people interested in creating and living in a tiny home of their own, surprisingly little progress has been made in ushering tiny house living into the mainstream American housing market.
Several years ago, on a month-long journey through Indonesia, I got into what I thought was a taxi. After three hours driving in the wrong direction, with a driver who answered my questions simply with a yes or a no, I had the very real, very frightening thought: No one knows where I am.
The bill restricts access to the visa waiver for anyone who has traveled to Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, and other 'countries of concern' since March 2011
Event marking restoration of 167 Jewish graveyards in Morocco also marks need for respect, tolerance, and appreciation of all religions
Despite reportedly having over 350 million users, the platform has become known as the place where people you don’t know endorse you for skills you don’t have.
A few short years after the Digital Diplomacy Coalition (DDC) was formed in Washington as a local, informal group for diplomats to share best practices in social media, it has become a global player in the digital diplomacy field.
Each new ambassador brings his or her own experience, style and message, which carry across both public and private channels, and the transition allows an embassy to change direction or up its game