Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Dispatches: Remembering Jemera Rone
    Every time I travel in South Sudan, I think of my former colleague and friend Jemera Rone, who died in Washington, DC yesterday. Jemera worked for Human Rights Watch for more than 20 years and was a true human rights pioneer, as well as a generous...
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  2. Former Marco Rubio Donors Turning to Others in Presidential Race
    After U.S. Senator Marco Rubio decided to run for president, he asked donors to transfer their contributions from his aborted re-election campaign to his bid for the White House. More than 260 didn't. To make matters worse, at least 64 people who...
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  3. AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has...
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  4. Ai Weiwei denied six-month UK visa
    The artist had his passport returned by the Chinese authorities last week Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been refused a six-month visa by the British government amid claims he lied on his visa application form. Ai posted a letter on...
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  5. U.S.-Trained Anti-ISIS Fighters Kidnapped in Syria
    BAGHDAD — The commander of a group of Syrian fighters trained by the United States has been kidnapped by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, his group said in a statement Thursday. The commander, Nadeem Hassan, and seven of his fighters were taken by the...
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