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No safe haven

Sending asylum-seekers to Mexico to await their court hearings means sending them back to life-threatening conditions (This is the second story in a series.)

Kiran Ridley

Midnight oil

As protests in Hong Kong turn increasingly bloody, local pastors and churches consider how to support the democracy movement while working for peace

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One woman’s legacy

A 19th-century Scottish missionary helped to transform southeast Nigeria, and local groups are still emulating her efforts a century later

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Pitching to the left

Democratic candidates for president try to appeal to an ideological audience that pays attention to early campaigns, but will that hurt the candidates in the longer term?