Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Armed police: Trigger happy
    THE shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is a reminder that civilians—innocent or guilty—are far more likely to be shot by police in America than in any other rich country. In 2012,...
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  2. EXCLUSIVE: Obama Will Personally Chair U.N. Security Council Meeting
    by Hayes Brown Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm "EXCLUSIVE: Obama Will Personally Chair U.N. Security Council Meeting" President Barack Obama chairs a meeting of the United Nations Security Council in 2009 CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles...
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  3. Israel bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch workers from Gaza
    News: Diplomacy and Defense | National | World | Middle East | Archaeology | Israel weather | Opinion | Features Jewish World: News | Features | Rabbis' Round Table | The Jewish Thinker | Haaretz Store Life: Health Fitness | Books | Food | Movies...
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  4. How the rest of the world sees Ferguson
    In many ways, the chaotic situation in Ferguson, Mo., seems like something that shouldn't happen in America. As WorldViews has noted, many of the hallmarks of the conflict are reminiscent of scenes from the Arab Spring and the Ukraine crisis – our...
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  5. Ferguson Live Updates: Governor Lifts Curfew as Brown Family Calls for Arrest
    Ferguson Live Updates: Governor Lifts Curfew as Brown Family Calls for Arrest Police advance through a cloud of tear gas towards demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.Image: Scott...
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