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Biden Had a Stutter as a Child. How He Overcame It Helped Shape His Character and Speaking Style 2020 Elections
Biden Had a Stutter as a Child. How He Overcame It Helped Shape His Character and Speaking Style

WASHINGTON — One of Joe Biden’s proudest childhood accomplishments was a five-minute speech to his all-boys Catholic high school in Delaware. The assignment was routine — a public-speaking requirement for all students. But for Biden, it was a triumph in... Read More

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today’s US Health Care Health
Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today’s US Health Care

Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon. Yes, Groupon — the online coupon mecca that also sells discounted... Read More

Troubled Times at Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home: ‘We Cannot Keep Bleeding Money’ Travel
Troubled Times at Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home: ‘We Cannot Keep Bleeding Money’

DIXON, Ill. — One morning back in 1988, a fancier car than usual rolled up to Ronald Reagan’s boyhood home in Dixon. It was Monday, and the home-turned-museum was closed, but a well-dressed man walked up and persuaded Kenny Wendland,... Read More

Coming Out About Mental Health on Social Media Mental Health
Coming Out About Mental Health on Social Media

Susanna Harris was sitting in her lab class for her graduate program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she received an email that told her she had failed what she describes as “the most important exam... Read More

Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75 Media
Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75
2019-09-17 19:03:42
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Cokie Roberts, who grew up immersed in politics and spent several decades in Washington covering it, died Tuesday of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. “Cokie’s career as a journalist at National Public Radio and ABC News... Read More

District of Columbia Evokes Spirit of 1776 in Battle for Statehood In The News
District of Columbia Evokes Spirit of 1776 in Battle for Statehood

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton evoked the Founding Fathers to plead their case for district statehood while riding in a statehood parade to the Capitol on Monday. The two D.C. political leaders... Read More

Trump Rallies to Kavanaugh’s Defense After New Sexual Misconduct Allegation Surfaces Supreme Court
Trump Rallies to Kavanaugh’s Defense After New Sexual Misconduct Allegation Surfaces

WASHINGTON — President Trump vigorously defended Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday following a new allegation of sexual misconduct during the Supreme Court justice’s college years, as some leading Democratic presidential contenders raised fresh suspicions that Kavanaugh was untruthful during last year’s... Read More

After Mass Shootings, Gun Advocates in Texas Worry About a Political Shift Texas
After Mass Shootings, Gun Advocates in Texas Worry About a Political Shift

HOUSTON — Four years ago, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott urged his constituents to arm up. “I’m EMBARRASSED: Texas #2 in nation for new gun purchases, behind CALIFORNIA,” he tweeted. “Let’s pick up the pace Texans.” Last week, as Texas was... Read More

US Punishes Syria With Sanctions — But Allies Like Jordan Also Pay a Price Syria
US Punishes Syria With Sanctions — But Allies Like Jordan Also Pay a Price

AMMAN, Jordan — Hamdi Tabaa, 83, a Jordanian business leader who once served as the nation’s trade minister, walked into a meeting called by U.S. Embassy officials in Amman. It was early March, and Tabaa and his colleagues at the... Read More

Beyond Jeffrey Epstein, Suicide Among Inmates Is a Rising Problem Mental Health
Beyond Jeffrey Epstein, Suicide Among Inmates Is a Rising Problem

ATLANTA — One afternoon in August, six days after Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in a Manhattan jail cell, Christi Phillips received a troubling message. Her husband, Mike, who is serving time at a state prison in Valdosta, Ga., overheard... Read More

Voter Access Matters in 2020, and These Lawmakers Know It 2020 Elections
Voter Access Matters in 2020, and These Lawmakers Know It

WASHINGTON — As 2020 approaches, it’s becoming clearer that the race for the presidency is going to come down to a few key states. In some of those states, Republican-led legislatures restricted voting access in ways that experts say would... Read More

Bolton’s Ousting As National Security Adviser May Open Door to Diplomacy Foreign Affairs
Bolton’s Ousting As National Security Adviser May Open Door to Diplomacy
2019-09-13 19:43:11
by HJ Mai

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump’s firing of National Security adviser John Bolton earlier this week could have big implications on the administration’s handling of its most challenging foreign policy issues. Bolton, described as a conservative hawk due to his... Read More

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