Marguerite Ward
Marguerite Ward

Marguerite Ward is a journalist and editor based in New York. Connect with her @forwardist.

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May 16, 2014

11 Photos of Anti-Muslim Violence That Have Many Worried About India's Future

A dark part of the next prime minister's past casts a shadow on the nation's future.

April 17, 2014
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April 11, 2014

The Frontrunner to Be Afghanistan's Next President Has a Strong Message About Democracy

His TED talk from 2005 will give you hope for the country's future.
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April 9, 2014

The 10 Countries Where Young People Are Happiest

Put on Pharell's "Happy" and pack your bags.
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April 4, 2014

15 Breathtaking Beaches That Will Make You Want to Go to Australia Immediately

There are 10,000 beaches to choose from. Here are just a few of them.

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April 4, 2014

Kim Jong-il Spent More on Hennessy in a Year Than Most People Make on Wall Street

North Korea's infamous dictator really loved his drink.
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April 4, 2014

McDonalds Has Decided to Move Out Of Crimea — Here's Why

No more Big Macs for Crimea.
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April 3, 2014

Polish Priest Claims That Legos Are the Tools of Satan

He's worried that Lego Monster Fighters and Zombies could send kids "to the dark side."
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April 3, 2014

The U.S. Has Been Secretly Plotting to Spark Revolution in Cuba — Here's How

They called the program "ZunZuneo" — and it was targeted towards Castro.
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April 3, 2014

How Miley Cyrus Got Entangled in the Fight Over Crimea

A different kind of controversy.

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April 2, 2014

A 75-Year-Old Woman Has Found the Most Powerful Way to Protest in Turkey

In a dark time for Turkish democracy and free speech, this woman relied on something simple.
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April 2, 2014

Science Just Brought Us One Step Closer to Speaking With Dolphins

Researchers recently had their first verbal interaction with a bottlenose dolphin.
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April 2, 2014

Chile's Terrifying Earthquake Makes It Clear That We Need to Take Climate Change Seriously

The incident highlights what you often don't associate with climate change.
April 1, 2014
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April 1, 2014

This Country Pays Its Citizens to Finish High School

Not a bad deal.

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April 1, 2014

Why Hundreds of Residents of This Chinese City Lined Up for Fresh Air in a Bag

A PR stunt with an important message.
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March 31, 2014

There's a Secret Cinema in the Middle of the Sinai Desert

No films have been screened here.
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March 31, 2014
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March 31, 2014