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The changing face and fortunes of Las Vegas

The city that boomed most before the Great Recession – and then fell the furthest – believes it’s back in business [read more]. 31 more words


For My Dear Pakistani Friends: Fayyaz and Meena

What a gift this morning from Judy!  The story of this kind, gentle man has left me weeping !Of course there are people who live their lives with a “giving heart” in Pakistan but their stories rarely  reach the news. 78 more words


God Willing, Everyone Should Be Able To Say "God Willling"

Have you heard the one about the university student thrown off a flight for saying “God willing”?

Sorry, this isn’t a joke and there isn’t a punch line. 474 more words

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Al Jazeera English: Jason Johnson on Election Night Coverage of Super Tuesday

On Al Jazeera English live Election Night coverage of Super Tuesday, Jason Johnson discusses the Republican and Democratic presidential primary campaigns with Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post, Al Jazeera White House Correspondent Patty Culhane, and Al Jazeera State and Pentagon Correspondent Rosalind Jordan. 7 more words


New Businessweek Comic Uses Open-Source Al Jazeera Code

Comics made for print are tricky to read online, and the compact screens of mobile devices make it harder. In 2007, both Marvel Comics and Comixology rolled out software… 381 more words


Al Jazeera Journo Mohamed Fahmy's Egypt Hell Memoir 'The Marriott Cell' Being Developed Into Feature Film

Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy’s upcoming memoir “The Marriott Cell,” about his arrest with two other Al Jazeera English reporters at the Cairo Marriott hotel in December 2013 and the protracted incarceration that followed, is being developed into a feature film by British book-to-film agency The Development Partnership in tandem with Egyptian multi-hyphenate Amr Waked. 471 more words


Video: "Reality Check: Beyond the Saudi Arabia-Iran feud"

From the Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel:

“The spat between Saudi Arabia and Iran heated up earlier this month after the execution of Shia religious leader Nimr al-Nimr and the burning of the Saudi embassy in Tehran. 116 more words