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The Candidates Have it Wrong About Heroin in New Hampshire and Elsewhere

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 12:16 PM

These days, across New England, firefighters respond to more overdoses than fires. So many addicts have been found unconscious in bathroom stalls that fast food chains like Dunkin' Donuts have changed their locks to make it easier for first responders. And even the mundane ritual of logging into Facebook has...

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Exclusive: American Evangelical Lou Engle in Uganda (VIDEO)

(13) Comments | Posted June 23, 2010 | 2:41 AM

In March 2009, three American evangelicals traveled to Uganda to headline an anti-gay conference. Soon after, legislation was proposed that would make being gay punishable by life in prison or, in some cases, death. The anti-homosexuality bill drew international condemnation, with both Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack...

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Soccer's Lost Boys: World Cup Dreams and Nightmares (VIDEO)

(11) Comments | Posted June 11, 2010 | 1:55 PM

Every four years, I look forward to the World Cup. It's the one time where my small country, Portugal, commands a little respect on the world stage. But this World Cup is different... I know too much.

Over the last six months, I've...

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Harvey Milk Goes to Uganda

(4) Comments | Posted May 24, 2010 | 6:34 PM

As California marked its inaugural Harvey Milk Day this past weekend, celebrating the gay rights icon, I couldn't help but remember an interview I recently conducted in Uganda, the east African nation that is home to proposed legislation that would make being gay a crime punishable by life in prison...

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