Riot police sprayed anti-government protesters with water cannons as they try to cross to the central government building during ongoing protests in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Hundreds of Lebanese gathered outside the central government building to reject the newly formed Cabinet, while some protesters breached tight security erected around it, removing a metal gate and barbed wire prompting a stream of water cannons from security forces. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Lebanese protesters rally in downtown despite heightened security

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BEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of Lebanese gathered outside Beirut's central government building on Saturday to reject a newly formed cabinet....
FILE – In this Monday, March 4, 2013 file photo, Cardinal Robert Sarah, of Guinea, walks in St. Peter’s Square after attending a cardinals’ meeting, at the Vatican. Retired Pope Benedict XVI wrote the book, “From the Depths of Our Hearts: Priesthood, Celibacy and the Crisis of the Catholic Church,” along with his fellow conservative, Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah, who heads the Vatican’s liturgy office and has been a quiet critic of Francis. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)

Cardinal in the middle of a storm 2 Popes doubles a vow of celibacy

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VATICAN CITY (AP) - A Vatican cardinal in the middle of a storm because of a book on celibacy and...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., center, arrives at the Capitol in Washington during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Campaign heats up in Iowa as voting gathering draws near

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Trial of impeachment by President Donald Trump, who will hold them on Capitol Hill for...
FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump points as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally, in Toledo, Ohio. As the Democratic primary intensifies ahead of the first voting contests, President Donald Trump and his allies have issued a series of favorable comments about Democrat Bernie Sanders. It’s a strategy aimed at trying to take advantage of Democratic divisions and trying to attract some Sanders’ supporters to Trump’s campaign if the senator is not his party’s nominee. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Trump defends Sanders by fomenting democratic divisions

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WASHINGTON (AP) - As tensions between Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren grew earlier this month, Sanders found...
Joseph Soares, chairman of the department of sociology at Wake Forest University, sits in his office on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Soares is disappointed that university leaders have yet to give a meaningful response after a series of anonymous and threatening emails were sent to his department last September. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)

Racist threats rattled by students, university professors

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WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina (AP) - Three months after a host of anonymous, threatening, racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic emails aroused...
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Young software developer thinks money brings its own worries

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