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A new ruling by a British court may put an end to lavish divorce payments to non-working ex-wives. America, too, needs divorce settlements that better match the times.

A New Order

A meeting between the Saudi king and Egypt’s president over the weekend shows further consolidation of a Sunni front in the Middle East.

That'll Teach Them

As common core testing hits states, a small but vocal group of parents and students are choosing to sit the testing out—and they have diverse constituencies behind them.

The Oldest Hatred

Hatred of Jews keeps getting more popular worldwide. Europe, despite its governments’ efforts to protect its Jewish citizens, is no exception.

China's Christians

Beijing is targeting charities, non-profits, and other civic groups. This could also signal that its persecution of Christians is about to get worse.

Diversifying the Portfolio

A crash in Asian LNG markets could be sending U.S. shale gas to Europe. Putin won’t be pleased.

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