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Illness that separates

In August 2009, Mindi, a 25-year-old struggling new parent, experienced what doctors later concluded was a psychotic episode. She had been staying in a cousin’s spare basement room in De Soto, Kansas, while trying to get on her feet after … Continue reading

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No room for free enterprise

Why ordinary entrepreneurs, giving out rooms or spare cars on rent, may face a rocky path fighting American regulators. By David E Gumpert

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Targetting the Island Nation

This month the United Nations human Rights Council will again vote on a US-backed resolution on Sri Lanka relating to accusations of war crimes during the last stages of the eelam war in 2009. But President Rajapaksa’s government believes that there is a continuing … Continue reading

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