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Water supply for Havasupai Native American tribe under threat as commercial developments expand in iconic park.
The US media is doing a bad job of grilling the government on the Islamic State, and Americans deserve better.
Why the US can't - legally - bomb the Islamic State in Syria.
With more than 500,000 people currently incarcerated, Brazil's inmates continue to control the overcrowded prisons.
No matter their political leanings, most Brazilians agree on one thing: Eduardo Campos was a man who died far too soon.
Five emerging economies set up $100bn development bank, seen as direct competition to World Bank and IMF.
Most US newscasts seem to support Washington's foreign policy by depicting Israel as victims of Palestinian "terrorism".
The tiny country that odds-makers predicted would not score a single goal has knocked off a handful of football giants.
As teams slug it out to win the football World Cup, the winner so far has been the hosts: the Brazilian people.