Certain aspects of China today are without historical precedent, but some lessons do arise from Japan’s and America’s own imperial pasts, write historians Alexis Dudden and Jeffrey Wasserstrom.
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The German chancellor’s center-right sister party has long been a juggernaut in Bavaria, but they didn’t look like it Sunday.
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North Korea had already promised to dismantle part of the site. Now, with fanfare, it’s offering to let the world watch — which analysts say is not that much of a step forward.
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The U.S. has cut hundreds of millions of dollars for Palestinians, to pressure Palestinian leaders to work with the U.S. on peace efforts.
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A powerful typhoon is making its way from the Philippines to China. The storm is expected to remain strong as it enters the South China Sea.
The storm is predicted to hit Hong Kong on Sunday.
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The World Anti-Doping Agency’s compliance review committee made the call, despite protests from international athletes that they “will no longer have faith in the system.”
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USAID has launched a series of experiments to see how traditional aid compares to giving people cash. The first results are in. And they’re proving controversial.
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As the United Nations meets to discuss high-seas biodiversity, scientists and activists say that while a fishing ban could profoundly help protect sea life, it may also be impossible to enforce.
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Russian agents were allegedly planning to hack into a Swiss laboratory that was analyzing nerve agents used in March against a former Russian spy and his daughter.
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