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A Fourth Wave of Central Americans Arrive, And Tijuana Steps Up Foreign Affairs
A Fourth Wave of Central Americans Arrive, And Tijuana Steps Up
November 17, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Piles of blankets, mattresses, backpacks, tents, toys and baby strollers covered the grounds of a municipal sports complex on Thursday, where hundreds of Central Americans have sought shelter after a month on the road to reach the U.S. border. State officials said that 1,750 Central Americans had arrived in... Read More

Paradise Faced Two Bad Options Climate
Paradise Faced Two Bad Options
November 15, 2018
by Christina Paulos

When the Camp fire barreled toward this Sierra foothill town last Thursday morning, officials had a crucial choice to make right away: How much of Paradise should be evacuated? The decision was complicated by history... Read More

Man who Made Fatal Swatting Call in Wichita Is Guilty of 51 Federal Charges National Security
Man who Made Fatal Swatting Call in Wichita Is Guilty of 51 Federal Charges
November 14, 2018
by Christina Paulos

With his public defender at his side and two law enforcement officers on guard at his back, Tyler Barriss pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to 51 federal charges involving fake bomb threats, murders and other violence reported at schools, shopping centers, TV stations, homes and government buildings... Read More

Trump Picks Retired Gen. John Abizaid as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Foreign Affairs
Trump Picks Retired Gen. John Abizaid as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
November 14, 2018
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump intends to nominate John Abizaid, a retired Army general, to be the U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, the White House said Tuesday night. Abizaid’s career included tours as a commandant of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and as commander of the U.S. Central... Read More

Lawsuits Seek to Extend Florida Recount Deadlines Voting
Lawsuits Seek to Extend Florida Recount Deadlines
November 14, 2018
by Christina Paulos

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Tuesday he wants the federal courts to throw out Florida’s recount deadlines, arguing that they’re too tight to fully check all the votes in his tight contest for re-election that — for the time being — Gov. Rick Scott is winning. Nelson’s claim, contained in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District... Read More

Cities and States Offered Amazon Billions, But Did It Matter? In The News
Cities and States Offered Amazon Billions, But Did It Matter?
November 14, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Virginia’s offer of $573 million in direct public incentives and New York’s package, over $1.5 billion, weren’t the richest of the many deals pitched to Amazon for the prospect of 25,000 new, high-paid tech jobs in each place. But the still-enormous enticements offered — by both the winners and losers of... Read More

Trump Leaves World War I Commemorations Isolated Among Allies Foreign Affairs
Trump Leaves World War I Commemorations Isolated Among Allies
November 12, 2018
by Christina Paulos

For President Donald Trump, attending a ceremony in France to commemorate the end of a war that showed value of allies and dangers of nationalism, was never going to be easy. By the time he flew home Sunday he appeared isolated and, by some, scorned. Trump arrived fresh off midterm elections in which... Read More

Commentary: This Is a Time for Everyday Heroes Veterans
Commentary: This Is a Time for Everyday Heroes
November 12, 2018
by Christina Paulos

“Not all heroes wear capes.” This Veterans Day, I have a new spin on that popular saying: Not all American heroes wear camouflage. I appreciate the high regard most Americans have for us veterans in the post-9/11 era, but the strength of our country depends on patriots of all kinds. Every citizen has to be in... Read More

This Is One of the Hardest Places to Vote in America Voting
This Is One of the Hardest Places to Vote in America
November 10, 2018
by Christina Paulos

November 10, 2018 By Matt Vasilogambros MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For several hours after the polls closed Tuesday, as darkness settled and candidates and journalists anxiously scrolled through their phones, people in Tennessee’s most populous county couldn’t be sure they were getting up-to-date, accurate results in one of the… Read More

Too Few Doctors and Nurses for Veterans in Some Areas Veterans
Too Few Doctors and Nurses for Veterans in Some Areas
November 10, 2018
by Christina Paulos

As the nation prepares to honor its veterans Nov. 12, many veterans in rural areas and some cities still face long wait times for health care because there aren’t enough doctors, nurses and support staff to provide it. Almost... Read More

America’s Averaging Almost a Mass Shooting a Day in 2018 National Security
America’s Averaging Almost a Mass Shooting a Day in 2018
November 10, 2018
by Christina Paulos

There have been nearly as many mass shootings in the United States in 2018 as there have been days in the year so far, according to a nonprofit organization that records gun violence data. The horrific attack carried out... Read More

House Dems in New Seats of Power Will Steer Health Policy, Attack Drug Prices Health
House Dems in New Seats of Power Will Steer Health Policy, Attack Drug Prices
November 10, 2018
by Christina Paulos

For the first time since passing the Affordable Care Act, Democrats will soon control the House of Representatives and its powerful health committees. But Republicans’ tightened grip on the Senate means those hoping for... Read More

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