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Monday, August 05, 2013

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U.S. Extends Closure of Some Embassies & Diplomatic Posts | U.S. May End Drone Strikes in Pakistan | McConnell Faces Off With Tea Party, Democratic Candidates at Fancy Farm | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Biography | TVs Stay Dark Amid Time Warner, CBS Dispute | Messy Desks a Sign of Creativity |

U.S. Extends Closure of Some Embassies & Diplomatic Posts

Over the weekend, a terrorism threat prompted the United States to close dozens of American diplomatic posts in the Middle East, North Africa and elsewhere. In addition to closing emb...

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U.S. May End Drone Strikes in Pakistan

Secretary of State John Kerry explained in an interview with Pakistani television that the U.S. could end drone strikes in the country in the near future. But there are those who clai...

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Biography

In this first installment in The Takeaway's series on post-traumatic stress disorder—commonly referred to as PTSD—we look at the disorder through multiple lenses. Former Marine and au...

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A New Chapter for Iran & the United States?

Has there been a reset in the U.S. Iran relationship? Yesterday's inauguration of the newly-elected President Hassan Rouhani was a chance to assure Iranian and U.S. leaders that an op...

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McConnell Faces Off With Tea Party, Democratic Candidates at Fancy Farm

The fate of next year’s Kentucky senate race—and that of Republican Senator Mitch McConnell—might be tied to his oratorical performance at a picnic that took place on Saturday in Fanc...

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TVs Stay Dark Amid Time Warner, CBS Dispute

You and your television set may be caught in a standoff between the Time Warner Cable and CBS Television. Time Warner's current contract with CBS expired this weekend, blocking out CB...

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A Psychiatrist’s Encounters with the Mind in Crisis

Christine Montross, assistant professor of psychiatry at Brown University, is a practicing psychiatrist who focuses on the most severe cases. Her patients ingest knives, nails and lig...

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