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AFGHANISTAN - MAY 26, 1998: (FILE PHOTO)  Suspected terrorist leader Osama bin Laden addresses a news conference May 26, 1998 in Afghanistan. U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell told the Senate Budget Committee February 11, 2003 that he had read a transcript from bin Laden or someone believed to be him, speaking about his partnership with Iraq from an Al Jazeera tape. The Arab satellite station aired a statement allegedly from Osama bin Laden.  (Photo by Getty Images)

An isolated Osama bin Laden struggled to keep his bodyguards

By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst
In the last months of his life, an isolated Osama bin Laden was in a serious dispute with the two brothers who had been pretty much his only connection to the outside world for the previous eight years.
Police and protesters clash outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel where US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was speaking in Burlingame, California on April 29, 2016.  
Hundreds of protesters jostled with police in riot gear outside a California hotel where Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was to give a speech, forcing the candidate to duck into a back entrance. / AFP / Josh Edelson        (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Does violent protest help or hurt Trump?

By Errol Louis, CNN Political Commentator
Errol Louis says that scenes of protest and violence can cause a serious problem for Donald Trump and harm his political chances

Indiana: Last chance to stop Trump?

By Julian Zelizer
If Cruz is going to stop Trump and gain his goal of an open convention, he has to win in Tuesday's primary, says Julian Zelizer

Lessons of the Oklahoma assault case

By Jennifer Gentile Long
An Oklahoma court's ruling in a sexual assault case should spark change that might better help victims of assault, writes Jennifer Gentile Long.
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W. Kamau Bell: I had a great time in prison

By W. Kamau Bell
I didn't want my San Quentin visit to be prison porn. We should drop our real-life (and pop culture) prison fetish and give inmates a future to look forward to.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures during her presidential primary election night rally on Tuesday, April 26 in Philadelphia.

If Hillary were a man

By Patti Solis Doyle
Donald Trump is wrong in suggesting that being a woman has given Hillary Clinton an edge; in fact, she's had to struggle to get where she is
Portrait of Vice President John Calhoun, circa 1801. (Photo by Fotosearch/Getty Images).

Yale's mistake on John Calhoun

By John McWhorter
John McWhorter says Calhoun was too ardent a champion of slavery to be honored by retaining his name on a Yale residential college
Former San Francisco police officer Jason Lai is accused of sending numerous racist and homophobic text messages, which where discovered as part of a probe into a sexual assault allegation.

Texting cop a victim of thought police?

By Marc Randazza
San Francisco cop who texted slurs being hung out to dry by superiors for private thoughts, not actions. If you judge him, are you ready to be exposed in same way?

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    QAQORTOQ, GREENLAND - JULY 30: Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Boats are a crucial mode of transportation in the country that has few roads. As cities like Miami, New York and other vulnerable spots around the world strategize about how to respond to climate change, many Greenlanders simply do what theyve always done: adapt. 'Were used to change, said Greenlander Pilu Neilsen. 'We learn to adapt to whatever comes. If all the glaciers melt, well just get more land. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
    QAQORTOQ, GREENLAND - JULY 30: Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Boats are a crucial mode of transportation in the country that has few roads. As cities like Miami, New York and other vulnerable spots around the world strategize about how to respond to climate change, many Greenlanders simply do what theyve always done: adapt. 'Were used to change, said Greenlander Pilu Neilsen. 'We learn to adapt to whatever comes. If all the glaciers melt, well just get more land. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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      QAQORTOQ, GREENLAND - JULY 30: Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Boats are a crucial mode of transportation in the country that has few roads. As cities like Miami, New York and other vulnerable spots around the world strategize about how to respond to climate change, many Greenlanders simply do what theyve always done: adapt. 'Were used to change, said Greenlander Pilu Neilsen. 'We learn to adapt to whatever comes. If all the glaciers melt, well just get more land. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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