Thalia Beaty

Thalia Beaty appears in the following:

The Writing on the Walls: How Three Artists Trolled 'Homeland' and Won

Friday, October 16, 2015

In a recent "Homeland" episode, the wall of a fictional Syrian refugee camp contains Arabic graffiti that calls out the show's racism. One of the artists responsible for it weighs in.

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A Reversal in Afghanistan

Thursday, October 15, 2015

President Obama is reversing his long standing pledge to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by the end of his second term. 

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Jury Rules Against Gun Store for Selling Firearm Used to Shoot Cops

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A number of cases, most recently in Milwaukee, are claiming that gun sellers must be held liable for damages of guns sold illegally. 

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Is This the 'Real' Hillary Clinton?

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton gave an interview to a new BuzzFeed podcast in advance of the first debate for Democratic candidates. 

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Tension Between U.S. and Russia Grows Over Syrian Airspace

Monday, October 12, 2015

The chaos on the ground in Syria is being matched by the chaos in the air over the country.

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Conflict on Multiple Fronts for Turkey

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan faces a number of conflicts in advance of elections scheduled for November 1. 


Fighting the Taliban, Again

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

A year after they began, negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government are in shambles. 


Putin, the United Nations, and Syria: What You Need to Know

Monday, September 14, 2015

Russia is heading the U.N. Security Council in September. The Takeaway looks at what this means for the international body’s effectiveness in the coming year.

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On 9/11, Gillibrand Urges Lawmakers to Protect First Responders

Friday, September 11, 2015

The World Trade Center Health Program is set to expire at the end of the month. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing to make it permanent.

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A New Frontier in Drone Strikes

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Two more countries, the United Kingdom and Pakistan, join a small group that have killed human targets using armed drones. 

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Tensions Grow in The South China Sea

Monday, August 24, 2015

China has reclaimed more land in the South China Sea, escalating international tensions over who has a right to this resource-rich area. 

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Afghan Woman's Brutal Death Rallies Female Activists

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Farkhunda Malikzada was beaten to death by a mob in broad daylight. And now activists are taking a stand.

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As Glaciers Melt, Russia Looks to Snatch Arctic Territory

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The area to Russia's north was once covered continually by ice. Now that it's melted, Russia is reaching north to claim territory in the Arctic—and it is likely to get it. 

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Legionnaires' Strikes Some as Young as 30

Friday, August 07, 2015

Most fatalities from the recent outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease have been older adults with underlying medical issues. But those are not the only people getting sick.

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Egypt's Suez Canal Gets a Face Lift

Thursday, August 06, 2015

It's the crowning achievement of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who ousted Egypt's democratically elected leader, Mohammed Morsi.

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Controlling Outbreaks of Legionnaire's Disease

Monday, August 03, 2015

The bacteria that causes Legionnaire's diseases is well-researched, so why do outbreaks keep happening?

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Medical Research on Fetal Tissue Prompts Ethical and Funding Debates

Monday, August 03, 2015

Videos alleging Planned Parenthood is profiting from the sale of fetal tissue have sparked a showdown in Congress and debate about the ethics of using the tissue in medical research.

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Disappointed Hopes in Libya

Friday, July 31, 2015

Two rival governments have both claimed legitimacy in Libya for almost a year, allowing groups affiliated with the Islamic State to find a foothold in the chaos. 


A New Strategy to Fight HIV and AIDS

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Obama Administration unveils its second national strategy on HIV/AIDS, but practitioners in Southern states, where half of new infections occur, worry it does not go far enough. 

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A Popular Obama Returns from East Africa

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The president's personal story may still be his best asset in the eyes of both the leaders and citizens of East Africa. 

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