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Parents of hostage Hersh Goldberg-Polin speak up about latest deal to get him home

The biggest issue in Israel today is the fate of the 133 hostages still held captive in Gaza. Israel says, according to military intelligence, 33 of them are dead. Demonstrators have held sit-ins, marches and protests almost every day over the past six months demanding their return. The World’s Marco Werman spoke with Rachel Goldberg and Jon Polin, the parents of 23-year-old Hersh Goldberg-Polin, who was taken hostage on Oct. 7. They have just returned from a trip to the US where they met with top officials.

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‘We are helpless’: Protesting farmers in India pose challenges — and demands — to Modi

‘I am representing the Palestinian minority’: Palestinian Israeli politician on the future for both sides of the war and US role

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‘Our main goal is to bring our family members back to Israel’ Israeli MP says

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How social media has changed society

It draws us in and riles us up — but we still can’t look away.

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American evangelicals are more diverse than ever. But some don’t want to be part of the ‘evangelical movement.’

Some Christians are distancing themselves from the term “evangelical” even if their beliefs remain unchanged.

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A Basque terrorist organization has disarmed, which some hope will lead to new opportunities in the US

Gloria Totoricagüena toasted the death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. Now she is considering another milestone: the demise of ETA.

Commentary: Politics and Entertainment

Kurt’s commentary on politics and entertainment, on the cusp of the 2000 presidential election.

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