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Articles in topic a decade

Opinion: How Aafia Siddiqui became an icon for terrorists

The hostage-taker at the synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, is believed by US law enforcement to be motivated by the imprisonment of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani who is serving an 86-year sentence at a prison in Fort Worth. She was arrested by US forces in Afghanistan almost a decade and half ago, yet her arrest continues to reverberate today.

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Former anchor shares inside story on Fox News' 'War on Christmas'

The 'War on Christmas' actually began centuries ago -- but Fox News figured out how to capitalize on it by beating the drum annually. On the latest "Reality Check with John Avlon" CNN's Alisyn Camerota tells the inside story of marching orders from bosses during the more than a decade she spent at the cable network.

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Opinion: The infectious disease expert who warned us 800,000 Americans would die of Covid-19

Michael Osterholm is director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota and author of The New York Times bestseller, "Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs." He has been publicly warning of the dangers of a global pandemic for more than a decade and half and was a member of Joe Biden's Covid task force during the presidential transition. In April 2020, he told me that he estimated that there could be 800,000 deaths from Covid-19 within 18 months in the US. That prediction has proven eerily prescient; a year and a half after Osterholm made that prediction more than 793,000 Americans have died from the disease. I spoke to Osterholm this week about what he sees ahead for the pandemic. Our conversation was edited for clarity.

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Yet another billionaire heads to space tonight

Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire, will strap into a Russian-built Soyuz capsule and rocket into outer space early Wednesday morning, kicking off the first self-funded tourism mission to the International Space Station in a decade.

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Son of former Libyan ruler Gadhafi runs for president

The son of Libya's late dictator Moammar Gadhafi appeared for nearly the first time in a decade on Sunday to register as a presidential candidate for a December vote planned to help end the years of chaos since his father was toppled.

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US citizenship naturalizations are highest in more than a decade

The number of people who became naturalized US citizens in fiscal year 2021 was the highest in more than a decade, according to new data, surpassing the Trump administration-era high and rebounding after the pandemic had prompted office closures and service disruptions.

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A decades-long photography series about girlhood takes a tragic turn

In black-and-white photographs, the relationships of several teenage girls unfold through after-school hangouts, late-night parties and prom photos in mid-1980s New York. They are Blake and Leslie, two Jens, Zoe and Molly, applying makeup in mirrors, deep in conversation on the subway and shielding their cigarettes from the wind. Fast forward and they have partners and children, the women weaving in and out of each other's lives like a tangled braid.

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World food prices are up 30% in a year

World food prices have surged to the highest level in more than a decade, driven by robust demand and lackluster harvests, according to the United Nations.

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