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Safety at work

Despite tragic incidents such as the on-air shooting of two journalists in Virginia, workplace violence is not getting worse.

After 4-1/2 years of conflict, Syria would be better off without both Islamic State and the Assad regime.

Digital denial

‘Hacktivists’ are going after Islamic State’s online propaganda and scoring some success

After six years of stock market growth, a much predicted correction might be under way.

Donald Trump's plain-spoken style is a big part of his appeal. But in talk about 'anchor babies,' that frankness can come across as a callous.

New research suggests that friendship makes a big difference in overcoming depression.

Khaled al-Assad likely was executed by Islamic State for refusing to divulge the location of Palmyra's treasures.

Four faces

A Hindu shrine in Bangkok is targeted by unknown bombers, shattering a city’s calm.

Ukraine is heating up again. This is a conflict that didn't need to happen and shouldn't continue.

Suspicions on both sides are likely to continue. But with generational changes in both the US and Cuba, relations between the two countries seem certain to keep warming.