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In Mexico, There’s No Place Like Home: Most Don’t Want to Head North for Work Anymore
2019-03-18 13:19:06
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For generations dating back to the 1930s, throughout Mexico, including in this region in the central state of Guanajuato known as El Bajio, the towns have emptied themselves out of their youths during what’s called the “winter blues.” The young... Read More

Foreign Affairs

US Considers Sanctions on Companies Facilitating Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba Foreign Affairs
US Considers Sanctions on Companies Facilitating Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba
2019-03-17 14:02:13
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The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on companies from third countries that facilitate the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, a senior administration official said. “The interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, recognized by the U.S. and Europe, where... Read More

Elections

Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots Elections
Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots
2019-03-17 14:00:15
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WASHINGTON — Utah voters would have fewer opportunities to decide who fills some congressional seats under legislation that passed the state Legislature this past week. The bill, which has yet to be signed by the governor, would change the process... Read More

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In the Chaos of the New Zealand Mosque Attacks, One Hero’s Action Saved Lives Featured
In the Chaos of the New Zealand Mosque Attacks, One Hero’s Action Saved Lives
2019-03-17 13:57:42
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Moments after dozens of people were shot dead at the Al Noor Mosque in New Zealand’s third-largest city, prayers were underway at another mosque to the east, just three miles away. Inside the Linwood Mosque, 30-year-old... Read More

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A Moral Issue We Should All Worry About Opinions
A Moral Issue We Should All Worry About
2019-03-17 10:04:46
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If you think you're angry now, wait till you read the court documents. Not that the summaries of a college cheating scandal so massive it briefly bumped Donald Trump from the "Breaking News" chyrons were not enough to make a... Read More

Spa Operator Brought Head of US Chinese Communist Party Group to Mingle With Trump Aides White House
Spa Operator Brought Head of US Chinese Communist Party Group to Mingle With Trump Aides
2019-03-16 01:04:49
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MIAMI — South Florida day spa entrepreneur Cindy Yang — now famous for her Super Bowl party selfie with the president — used her burgeoning political access to bring Xianqin Qu, a leader from the foreign arm of the Communist... Read More

Attorney General William Barr Tries to Restore Confidence in Justice Department Featured
Attorney General William Barr Tries to Restore Confidence in Justice Department
2019-03-16 01:02:01
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WASHINGTON — In his first month in office, Attorney General William Barr has sent a reassuring message to the beleaguered Justice Department — he wants a return to basics after years of disruptive firings, tweet storms and scandals. In briefings,... Read More

Bill Named After Parkland Victim Jaime Guttenberg Puts Background Checks on Bullets Congress
Bill Named After Parkland Victim Jaime Guttenberg Puts Background Checks on Bullets
2019-03-16 01:00:16
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WASHINGTON — Last month, Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a plan to expand background checks on gun purchases. Now, Parkland parent Fred Guttenberg and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz are offering a new plan to require universal background checks... Read More

Analysis: 3 Things to Watch: Kim Lets Trump Know Their ‘Mysteriously Wonderful’ Chemistry Isn’t Enough North Korea
Analysis: 3 Things to Watch: Kim Lets Trump Know Their ‘Mysteriously Wonderful’ Chemistry Isn’t Enough
2019-03-16 00:58:01
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump once claimed he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “fell in love.” But the dictator he once called “Little Rocket Man” on Friday let him know their “mysteriously wonderful” relationship might not be enough... Read More

Just Miles From USC and the Admissions Scandal, These Students Sell Food for College Money Education
Just Miles From USC and the Admissions Scandal, These Students Sell Food for College Money
2019-03-16 00:53:50
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LOS ANGELES—It was morning and the campus was still quiet when Vanessa Miranda began to shout, trying her best to draw customers: “Esquiii-te! Come and get your esquiii-te!” She and some of her East Los Angeles College classmates were selling... Read More

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