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Four Colombian Mercenaries Tied to President Moïse Assassination Were Trained at Fort Benning in U.S.

Farmworkers Renew Protests Against Neoliberal Agricultural Reforms

U.S. Launches First Drone Strike on Somalia Under Biden

S. Africa Updates Death Toll from Unrest to at Least 337 People

Argentina Issues Gender-Neutral ID Cards

House Votes to Issue More Special Visas for Afghans; U.S. Launches Airstrikes in Afghanistan

Senate Committee Votes in Favor of Upping Military Budget by $25 Million


Palestinian writer Mohammed El-Kurd says Israel is "doing everything it can to terrorize Palestinians" while Jewish settlers "can just walk around our neighborhoods, steal our homes and wield their guns."

BREAKING: An attorney for Reality Winner says the former NSA translator is out of prison for good behavior. She had been serving a sentence of more than five years for passing classified information to a news outlet.

"Defunding the police is not simply about withdrawing funding for law enforcement and doing nothing else," says Angela Davis, who says Joe Biden has accepted this "superficial understanding" of the demand. Defunding police must be paired with reinvestment in community, she says.

Ecuador's presidential front-runner @ecuarauz , who faces a runoff election in April, says the country is facing a “double crisis” of COVID-19 and austerity. “We’re facing what we call a lack of trust within Ecuadorian society, and we need to fix that as soon as possible.”

Christina Ponthieux, 13, is fighting to maintain Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, like her parents, who could face deportation under Trump. Her parents, both nurses, have lived in the U.S. since 1999. "Terminating TPS would affect all of us, especially kids like me."