Princess Diana wasn't the only one exploited

On Thursday, the BBC finally acknowledged that journalist Martin Bashir used what it called “deceitful” methods to help land the bombshell 1995 interview in which Princess Diana confessed her own affair, her husband’s affair and her bulimia. It’s only taken two and a half decades.

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Key progressive initiatives stall in Congress as some on the left urge Biden to go bold, and go alone

As President Joe Biden pursues his quest for a bipartisan legislative victory and Congress winds down before the Memorial Day holiday, some of the top legislative priorities for progressives are stalling in Washington as Democrats’ hopes for big bold changes collide with the limits of what Biden can achieve under a deeply divided government.

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Frustrations of young Palestinians are stronger than ever in truce

A young Palestinian boy in thick eyeglasses stood dumbstruck as Israeli police dragged his grandmother, Rifqa, out of his family home. His eyes shifted between the uniformed men and the 92-year-old woman who squirmed in their clutches. Shouts rang out and, within minutes, the family was driven out of half of their home in East Jerusalem.

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