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Review: 'Space Odyssey' robustly explores Kubrick's '2001'
Book 'Space Odyssey' explores the creativity that fueled the science-fiction classic '2001'
The Latest: Mahathir says he would halt, review China loans
Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will stop borrowing from China and review Chinese investments if his opposition grouping is elected in May 9 polls
Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit
A U.S.-based research group says projects built under China's Silk Road initiative aims to increase Chinese political influence and military presence
Canadian alleged serial killer facing 8th murder charge
Canadian police say alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur now facing an eighth murder charge.
As Kim Wall's murder trial begins, friends seeking 'justice' hope her legacy empowers women journalists
Three years ago, Kim Wall was reporting from the Marshall Islands for what would become one of her last published stories. Wall, an award-winning independent journalist, had traveled there on grant money and a tight budget with two friends, who were also graduates of Columbia Journalism School.
What we know about the investigations into an American UN worker's death in Congo
More than five months ago, two United Nations experts, one of whom was American, were murdered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The United States has called for a full, international investigation and the American man’s parents are pushing for answers. Congolese officials have arrested
Trump urges Mexican president: Stop saying you won't pay for the wall
President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this year, and The Washington Post obtained transcripts of the calls. Here are a few highlights from the two calls, which took place on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. Trump
Los Angeles couple ditches wedding cake for awesome cake piñata instead
One Los Angeles couple decided to ditch the traditional wedding cake at their nuptials. Instead, they chose a customized wedding piñata cake. Karen Chan and Clayton Lee tied the knot May 13 in front of approximately 180 guests at La Chureya, a luxury villa in Palm Springs, California. The couple,
Nick Watt is a London-based correspondent for ABC News. His first story as a reporter was the U.S. Marines' assault on Fallujah in November 2004, for which he won an Emmy. In December 2005, he covered the Asian tsunami from Sri Lanka, Banda Aceh and Thailand. Watt regularly reports from Iraq and
U.S. airstrike kills senior al Qaeda leader, Pentagon says
An American counter-terrorism airstrike conducted last weekend in eastern Afghanistan killed a senior al Qaeda leader named Qari Yasin, the Pentagon announced Saturday. Yasin is responsible for plotting a number of high-profile al Qaeda terror attacks, including the 2008 bombing of a Marriott Hotel