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U.N. Peacekeepers Must ‘Not Fear to Use Force’ to Foil Attacks, Report Says by RICK GLADSTONE


By RICK GLADSTONE

The report, prepared for the secretary general, blames a lack of leadership and a reluctance to use force for an alarming rise in casualties. 13 more words

Liberia Swears In George Weah, Its Soccer Star President by CLAIR MacDOUGALL


By CLAIR MacDOUGALL

Mr. Weah was inaugurated to the cheers of thousands at a stadium. He faces big challenges lifting Liberia out of poverty.

Published: January 22, 2018 at 05:00AM… 7 more words

Paintball, BB and Pellet Gun Injuries Pose Serious Risk to Children’s Eyes by PERRI KLASS, M.D.


By PERRI KLASS, M.D.

Over the 23-year period of a new study, the rate of eye injuries caused by nonpowder guns increased by 168.8 percent. Experts advise eye protection. 11 more words

How Big a Deal Is a New Congressional Map for Pennsylvania? by NATE COHN


By NATE COHN

Although Democrats will probably pick up a few additional seats in this year’s election, the development is less helpful for them than it might at first appear. 14 more words

Milwaukee Bucks Fire Jason Kidd by BENJAMIN HOFFMAN


By BENJAMIN HOFFMAN

The underperforming Bucks had recently dropped into the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff standings.

Published: January 22, 2018 at 05:00AM… 7 more words

Why the Forest Doesn’t Fear the Fire by C. CLAIBORNE RAY


By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

Plants are not “aware” of fire, but many species have developed adaptations to it.

Published: January 22, 2018 at 05:00AM

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As the Trump Presidency Enters Year 2 by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

Readers reflect on the president’s performance and the issues.

Published: January 22, 2018 at 05:00AM

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