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Afghan New Yorkers Spring Into Action as Humanitarian Crisis Grows

Additional reporting by Additional reporting by Will Welch On Sunday, the world watched as Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, fell to the Taliban as the Biden administration scrambled to evacuate diplomats, aid workers and other officials.  As U.S. military helicopters quickly took to the air, whisking Americans to safety, scores of Afghan civilians waiting at the […]

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New York’s Lebanese Help Beirut From Afar While Demanding Aid Transparency and Consul Resignation

Reverberations from the explosion in Beirut last week that killed at least 171 and left some 300,000 people homeless are still being felt in New York, where members of the Lebananese community are caught again far from home amid tragedy.  Some have been thrust into a balancing act of mourning and political action, tinged with […]