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US troops walk as a US Army C-47 Chinook helicopter flies over the village of Oreij, south of Mosul, on February 22, 2017, where a temporary military base has been established for an assault on the city's west bank.
Iraqi forces readied on February 22, 2017 for an assault on Mosul airport after blitzing jihadist positions in a renewed offensive to retake the Islamic State group's emblematic stronghold. / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

This Thanksgiving, remember our troops

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
This Thanksgiving, we should remember that in addition to risking their lives, many service members spend extended time away from their loved ones, writes Gayle Lemmon

China's media enables tyranny and corruption

By Jiang Xueqin
I can count myself lucky that when the Chinese secret police arrested me for reporting on worker strikes and branded me a spy, all they did was deport me. It was June 3, 2002, and I was filming a worker protest undercover for a PBS documentary. As I interviewed a laid-off worker, I was jumped by thugs, thrown into a van, driven to a black spot and held incommunicado for 48 hours.
Refugees line up for food distributions by the UN in a refuge camp that opened after the 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti in Port au Prince on January 29, 2010. (Photo by Nadav Neuhaus/Corbis via Getty Images)

If Trump can change his mind on hunting, why not on Haiti?

By Peniel Joseph
The Trump administration's decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, originally granted through a humanitarian program begun under the administration of Republican President George Herbert Walker Bush in 1990, is morally reprehensible. Almost 60,000 Haitians relocated to the United States in the aftermath of 2010's devastating earthquake -- a natural disaster that left thousands dead, and crippled the island's transportation and material infrastructure. Now the Department of Homeland Security has ordered that they have to leave by July 2019 (or else face deportation if they do not, as John Kelly suggested in May, find another way to apply to stay in the United States).
Sexual misconduct affects hollywood

Are men really clueless about sexual harassment?

By Peggy Drexler
Setting aside the flat-out predators, some men let their confusion about gender roles override their intellect and their knowledge of what is wrong and what is right. That's no longer an excuse, writes Peggy Drexler.
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What Trump can learn about giving thanks

By Jay Parini
The President's demand for thanks from UCLA players is breathtakingly immature, writes Jay Parini, but it forces larger question at a time when Americans stop and ponder: What does it mean to give thanks?

Value your constitutional rights? Thank a journalist

By RonNell Andersen Jones
The modern news media has repeatedly and vigorously waged open-government crusades -- for all of us. If the traditional press's decline leaves it without the resources to keep doing this, our First Amendment rights will suffer, writes RonNell Andersen Jones.

How Sarah Sanders humiliated the press

By John Kirby, CNN National Security Analyst
At Monday's daily press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders encouraged reporters to first state things they were thankful for before asking their questions. Most of them obliged. They shouldn't have.

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