August 20, 2014 -- Updated 2226 GMT (0626 HKT)
Frida Ghitis says the sickening execution of James Foley was a direct challenge to the American people, to the U.S. government, and to the international community
Judy Melinek offers a medical examiner's perspective on what happens when police kill people like Michael Brown
Matthew Whitaker says in America black men occupy and distress the psyches of many whites. Michael Brown's fate was sealed by being a nonwhite man at the wrong place and at the wrong time
Despite some suggestions to the contrary, the Pope did not recently call for a crusade. But can he balance modern and ancient lessons?
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