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The Democrats’ Brewing Debate on Foreign Policy
Foreign Affairs
The Democrats’ Brewing Debate on Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s entry into the Democratic race for president opens the way for a debate his party and the country both need: a serious argument about foreign policy. Sooner or later, Bernie Sanders will point out — just... Read More

Trump Wrestles With 2020 Balancing Act
2020 Elections
Trump Wrestles With 2020 Balancing Act

WASHINGTON — Part way through an 88-minute speech to Republicans at a black-tie fundraising dinner this month, President Donald Trump spent six minutes wondering aloud about the theme for his reelection campaign. “Do I go with ‘Make America Great Again?’... Read More

Synagogues Struggle With Security Measures Following Attacks at Houses of Worship
National Security
Synagogues Struggle With Security Measures Following Attacks at Houses of Worship

LOS ANGELES — Rabbi Yonah Bookstein of Los Angeles’ Pico Shul was at home Saturday afternoon, observing the Sabbath, when someone on the synagogue’s security team alerted him about the deadly shooting at the Chabad of Poway. The synagogue was... Read More

American Owners of Confiscated Property in Cuba Prepare for Potential Lawsuits
Cuba
American Owners of Confiscated Property in Cuba Prepare for Potential Lawsuits

MIAMI — A group of cruise lines might become the first companies to face lawsuits under the Helms-Burton Act over the use of properties owned by Americans that were confiscated by the Fidel Castro government 60 years ago. Beginning on... Read More

Momentum Builds In Wisconsin for an In-State Solution to Partisan Gerrymandering
Political News
Momentum Builds In Wisconsin for an In-State Solution to Partisan Gerrymandering
2019-04-26 20:36:04
by Dan McCue

As Wisconsinites await the outcome of two partisan gerrymandering cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court last month, momentum is growing for in-state resolution to a very similar controversy. Earlier this month, three counties passed resolutions asking the state legislature... Read More

The Homeless Are Dying in Record Numbers on the Streets of LA
Health
The Homeless Are Dying in Record Numbers on the Streets of LA

A record number of homeless people — 918 last year alone — are dying across Los Angeles County, on bus benches, hillsides, railroad tracks and sidewalks. Deaths have jumped 76% in the past five years, outpacing the growth of the... Read More

Rare Form of Breast Cancer Getting Increased Attention
Health
Rare Form of Breast Cancer Getting Increased Attention

SAN DIEGO — She first noticed the odd rash in February and figured it probably had something to do with her clothing. But buying a new bra had no effect. A mammogram showed no internal warning signs, so Elaine Deboe... Read More

US Economy Grew at Strong 3.2 Percent Rate in First Quarter
Economy
US Economy Grew at Strong 3.2 Percent Rate in First Quarter
2019-04-26 20:26:35
by Dan McCue

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The numbers for the nation's gross domestic product were far better than expected and show an... Read More

Midwest Farmers Suffer After Floods: ‘I Got My Life in This Ground’
Agriculture
Midwest Farmers Suffer After Floods: ‘I Got My Life in This Ground’

WHITE CLOUD, Kan. — From the top of a lookout point on a clear day here, Joe Keithley could see the Missouri River spill over its banks into three states: Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Underwater farmland stretched to the horizon... Read More

How Goebbels’ Final Letter Made Its Way From Hitler’s Bunker to a Chicago Family — and at Last to the Holocaust Museum
Featured
How Goebbels’ Final Letter Made Its Way From Hitler’s Bunker to a Chicago Family — and at Last to the Holocaust Museum

CHICAGO — In his home in a wooded neighborhood in north suburban Lincolnshire, Mitch Work spreads out some of the extraordinary artifacts of his late father’s life. Framed on the wall is a painting of a lakeside villa in rural... Read More

Sealed Records for Nonviolent Marijuana-Related Arrests Addressed in Bipartisan Bill
Law
Sealed Records for Nonviolent Marijuana-Related Arrests Addressed in Bipartisan Bill
2019-04-26 20:17:28
by Dan McCue

Representatives Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., and Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., are leading a bipartisan effort in the House to ensure that individuals arrested for nonviolent federal crimes stemming from marijuana possession get "a second shot at a better life." On Monday,... Read More

Effort to Axe the Military “Widow’s Tax” Continues to Grow With Bipartisan Support
Military
Effort to Axe the Military “Widow’s Tax” Continues to Grow With Bipartisan Support
2019-04-26 20:12:41
by Sean Trambley

Two months after being introduced by a coalition led by Senators Doug Jones, D-Ala., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, bipartisan and bicameral support for the Military Widow’s Tax Elimination Act of 2019 continues to grow.... Read More

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