The Scientology Cruise Ship Quarantined for Measles Has Set Sail. Here’s How the Next Port Plans to Handle It

The Scientology cruise ship that was quarantined in St. Lucia is now sailing for the Dutch Caribbean island Curaçao, and officials say that they’re currently preparing for what’s next. The vessel, Freewinds, is scheduled to arrive at its homeport in Curaçao on Saturday morning, Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth, the national epidemiologist for the island of 160,000 people, tells TIME. Freewinds set sail from St. Lucia on Thursday night, St. Lucia...

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Caster Semenya, Defiant After Race Win, Says She Won’t Take Hormone Reducing Drugs

Caster Semenya was defiant in every way at what very well could be her last 800 meter race. Her raised fist at the start. Her unstoppable victory. And with her reply Friday to the big question of whether she will now submit to new testosterone regulations in track and field and take hormone-reducing medication. “Hell no,” the Olympic champion from South Africa said. Semenya responded to her defeat in a landmark court case against...

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The Quick Read About… Venezuela’s Faltering Revolution

What Happened This Week: Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido gambled this week to try to force the ouster of de facto Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, calling on the Venezuelan people to join him in mass protests and military officials to defect to his side. People showed up to protest—both for and against Maduro—but the military defections Guaido hoped for never quite materialized. Why It Matters: When it comes to...

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Bohumil Pečinka: Hřib jako Krnáčová a zběsilý hon na bytové spekulanty
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Bohumil Pečinka: Hřib jako Krnáčová a zběsilý hon na bytové spekulanty

Nevolte v eurovolbách TOP 09 a Pražané možná dostanou lepšího primátora. Tímto paradoxem by se dal popsat budoucí politický vývoj na pražském magistrátu.

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Starobylé strážkyně paláců. To jsou dvě egyptské sfingy, které daroval Petrohradu car Petr Veliký
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Starobylé strážkyně paláců. To jsou dvě egyptské sfingy, které daroval Petrohradu car Petr Veliký

Nad schodištěm k řece Něvě před akademií v Petrohradu jsou na vysokých mohutných podstavcích dvě původní egyptské sfingy.

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