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December 29 2016 10:22 AM

Samantha Power helps block an effort to suspend the United Nations' monitor on queer discrimination.

December 20 2016 7:47 PM

Let Rachel Maddow explain the actual history.

December 17 2016 1:04 PM

Today, the world recommits to the promise that "all human beings are born free and equal."

December 10 2016 3:19 PM

The execution, in which the man was thrown off a building and then stoned, reportedly took place in Aleppo, Syria.

December 06 2016 8:14 PM