5 Matches Not to Miss at the European Championship by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Every fourth summer, football lovers tune in to what many see as the tournament for the purists on the global calendar.

Published: May 31, 2016 at 06:25AM

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A Look at Intelligence Briefings for Presidential Candidates by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

President Harry S. Truman, who became president on April 12, 1945, upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, didn’t learn about the Manhattan Project to develop an atomic bomb until his 12th day in office. Vowing never to leave another president…

Published: May 31, 2016 at 01:20AM

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‘Secondhand Time,’ by Svetlana Alexievich by ADAM HOCHSCHILD


By ADAM HOCHSCHILD

Svetlana Alexievich speaks with Russians who cannot recognize their post-1991 homeland.

Published: May 28, 2016 at 09:00PM

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Bata Zivojinovic, Famed Film Star in Old Yugoslavia, Dies at 82 by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Velimir “Bata” Zivojinovic, one of old Yugoslavia’s best known and prolific film stars who often played partisans fighting Nazi occupation in World War Two, died on Monday at 82 of multiple illnesses, Tanjug news agency reported.

Published: May 23, 2016 at 06:06AM

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Police Arrest Bosnian Who Threatened Suicide Over Lost Money by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Bosnian police have arrested a man who had climbed on the roof of the Slovenian embassy, threatening to kill himself unless Slovenia reimbursed savings which Bosnians had deposited in one of its banks.

Published: May 23, 2016 at 04:20AM

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How the Saudis Turned Kosovo Into Fertile Ground for ISIS by CARLOTTA GALL


By CARLOTTA GALL

Extremist clerics and secretive associations funded by Saudis and others have transformed a once-tolerant Muslim society into a font of extremism.

Published: May 21, 2016 at 09:00PM

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Economic Promises a President Trump Could (and Couldn’t) Keep by NELSON D. SCHWARTZ


By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

Much of what Donald Trump vows to accomplish in his first 100 days, if elected, is not feasible. But that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t have room to maneuver.

Published: May 21, 2016 at 09:00PM

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