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6:31 am
Sun May 24, 2015

Cleveland Police Arrest Protesters After Officer's Aquittal

Originally published on Sun May 24, 2015 10:15 am

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Middle East
6:31 am
Sun May 24, 2015

As ISIS Expands Its Control, U.S. Policy Is Questioned

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Research News
6:31 am
Sun May 24, 2015

Author Says Researcher Faked Gay Marriage Opinon Study

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Parallels
6:31 am
Sun May 24, 2015

With Syria's Army Losing Ground, A Boost From Hezbollah

Mourners attend the May 14 funeral of Hezbollah fighter Ahmad al-Amin in Babliyeh, Lebanon. Hezbollah is fighting alongside the Syrian army and Amin was killed while fighting in Syria's Qalamoun mountains against Nusra Front, al-Qaida's branch in Syria. The Syrian army has suffered multiple setbacks recently, but Hezbollah did help dislodge rebel fighters along the Syria-Lebanon border.
Mohammad Zaatari AP

Originally published on Sun May 24, 2015 10:15 am

The dirt roads on the border between Syria and Lebanon wind across a mountain range dotted with little wild flowers.

It's windswept and deserted except for a few hilltop outposts with clumps of gray tents, machine-gun nests and flags that fly the green and gold colors of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement.

These posts are new. In a three-week offensive, Hezbollah has worked with Syrian government forces and other allies to push rebel fighters out of a chunk of territory that the rebels held along this border for two years.

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Asia
6:31 am
Sun May 24, 2015

Activists Cross The DMZ In Controversial Peace Demonstration

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