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Two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the ideas of Marx and Lenin are making a comeback in Russia with a wave of young leftists whose potential for mass appeal seems to have rattled the Kremlin.
The first Thanksgiving was celebrated by a group of people who were then, and in many circles would be today, labeled a bunch of religious kooks. They grew up in a world in which "freedom from religion" of one sort or another often trumped "freedom of religion."
Little noticed in the warm glow of President Barack Obama's landmark visit to Myanmar was a significant concession that could shed light on whether that nation's powerful military pursued a clandestine nuclear weapons program, possibly with North Korea's help.
Leading Russian activists pledged on Monday to boycott a new law that they warn will help the Kremlin stifle critics with a draconian mixture of repression, fines and inspections of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
Three astronauts touched down in the dark, chilly expanses of central Kazakhstan onboard a Soyuz capsule Monday after a 125-day stay at the International Space Station.
Diplomats said Iran is on the threshold of boosting output of material that can be turned into weapons-grade uranium used in nuclear warheads.
Russia's space agency says a ruptured communications cable serving its Mission Control just outside Moscow has been fixed.
"Anna Karenina" is that rare film adaptation that stands on its own as a vital work of art, and not merely a retelling of a canonical tale. A bold, inventive reimagining of the Tolstoy novel, director Joe Wright's new film still manages to stay remarkably true to the emotional and lyrical core of its classic source.
The U.S. military made impressive gains on the battlefield and covertly in countering Islamist terrorists since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. But the military and government at large so far have failed to strike the religiously motivated ideology behind al Qaeda and other Islamic extremists.