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U.S. expected to grant another extension amid trade battle with Beijing

August 17, 2019

Hundreds of strangers showed up to an El Paso shooting victim's funeral

August 17, 2019

Trump adviser Stephen Miller reportedly sought to allow states to ban undocumented children from attending public school

August 17, 2019

Joseph Kennedy is reportedly contemplating challenging Ed Markey

August 17, 2019

The U.S. is trying to get Gibraltar to refrain from releasing an Iranian oil tanker

August 17, 2019

Peter Fonda, star of Easy Rider, dies at 79

August 17, 2019

Despite India's announcements about easing restrictions, critics remain anxious about lockdown in Kashmir

August 17, 2019

Anthony Scaramucci and Bill Kristol are conspiring to knock Trump off the 2020 GOP ticket

August 16, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy confirms he committed suicide

August 16, 2019

Congressional memo reportedly advises Republicans to describe 'violence from the left' when asked about white nationalism

August 16, 2019

Top true crime podcast accused of multiple accounts of plagiarism

August 16, 2019

Obama reportedly told Biden's campaign staff not to let him 'embarrass himself'

August 16, 2019

Selena Gomez, José Andrés, Gina Rodriguez, and other prominent Latinx figures publish letter in New York Times condemning hate

August 16, 2019

At least 38 migrant families are suing the U.S. government over alleged abuse in federally funded foster homes

August 16, 2019

Scaramucci says Trump 'has declining mental faculties.' Trump's latest rally bolsters that case.

August 16, 2019

Is Trump actually serious about trying to buy Greenland? His staffers are apparently unsure, too.

August 16, 2019

Israel will allow Democrat Rashida Tlaib to visit West Bank for 'humanitarian' trip after barring official visit

August 16, 2019

Overstock CEO says he dated Russian agent Maria Butina, got involved in a nebulous 'Deep State' conspiracy

August 16, 2019
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25 movies to look forward to in fall 2019 Something for everyone in this year's stacked Oscar-season lineup
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The Paranormal Moms Society Meet the ghost-hunting moms of Illinois
A seance. Spooky!
Why Joe Biden should own his age The septuagenarian shouldn't run on his "vitality." He should run on wisdom and afternoon naps.
Joe Biden.
The perfect BBQ sauce for sweet and spicy ribs Don't forget the napkins
Ribs.
What will happen in Hong Kong? Why Beijing may prefer force to compromise
Protesters in Taiwan advocate for Hong Kong.
The 'Florida Men' behind the clickbait Where do we draw the line between comedy and empathy?
Crocodile at a zoo.
Modi's dangerous new phase India's prime minister is desperate for a distraction from his economic failures
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
What Obama told Biden advisers The former president had a warning for his friend's campaign team
Barack Obama.
What Democrats' media criticism gets wrong Look who's griping about the press now
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders.
60 side dishes to complete any meal The main dish isn't always the star of the show
Summer farro salad.
The solar storage energy revolution Solar panels may be the eco-friendly solution to energy, especially in places where the electric grid can be unreliable
Solar panels.
Learning from the Trumpocalypse The next Democratic president should be taking notes
President Trump and a hurricane.
"At some level I suspect that Beto considers political office beneath him. Any boor can win a Senate seat or take the White House if he wants to, right?" Is Beto O'Rourke actually running for office? Analyzing the Texan's new campaign "strategy"
2020 candidate Beto ORourke.
The inequality recession? Why an economy is healthier when the working class gets a fair share of national income
Yield curve.
It wasn't all bad! This week's good news
Turtle crossing.
7 cartoons about Joe Biden's gaffes Artists take on Joe Biden's constant blunders, how they stack up to Trump's, and more
Cartoon of Joe Biden.
Do Democrats have a recession plan? What they should have learned from the Obama presidency
Donkey looks at stock exchange.
Crisis closing in? The economy is failing. Foreign challenges loom. Trump isn't ready.
Trump talking to the press
What will China do about Hong Kong? Why neither Trump nor anyone else is going to sway Beijing
Police officer stands in front of Chinese flag at pro-Beijing protest.
Destined to be alone? Why even Trump's staunchest defenders will eventually turn on him
President Trump surrounded by supporters.
"This behavior exposes — and almost surely has already exposed — the U.S. president to manipulation by foreign governments." Trump's Twitter vulnerability The president reportedly loves to read his Twitter replies. That's a huge national security risk.
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The recession candidate? What an economic downturn could mean for 2020 Democrats
Joe Biden giving a speech
Huawei sign.

U.S. expected to grant another extension amid trade battle with Beijing

August 17, 2019
Line for Margie Reckard's funeral.

Hundreds of strangers showed up to an El Paso shooting victim's funeral

August 17, 2019
Stephen Miller.

Trump adviser Stephen Miller reportedly sought to allow states to ban undocumented children from attending public school

August 17, 2019
Joseph Kennedy.

Joseph Kennedy is reportedly contemplating challenging Ed Markey

August 17, 2019
Grace 1 oil tanker.

The U.S. is trying to get Gibraltar to refrain from releasing an Iranian oil tanker

August 17, 2019
Peter Fonda.

Peter Fonda, star of Easy Rider, dies at 79

August 17, 2019
Kashmir.

Despite India's announcements about easing restrictions, critics remain anxious about lockdown in Kashmir

August 17, 2019
Anthony Scaramucci.

Anthony Scaramucci and Bill Kristol are conspiring to knock Trump off the 2020 GOP ticket

August 16, 2019
NYC Medical Examiner investigating Jeffrey Epstein's condition.

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy confirms he committed suicide

August 16, 2019
Mitch McConnell.

Congressional memo reportedly advises Republicans to describe 'violence from the left' when asked about white nationalism

August 16, 2019
Ashley Flowers (left) and Brit Prawat (right).

Top true crime podcast accused of multiple accounts of plagiarism

August 16, 2019
Barack Obama.

Obama reportedly told Biden's campaign staff not to let him 'embarrass himself'

August 16, 2019
Gina Rodriguez.

Selena Gomez, José Andrés, Gina Rodriguez, and other prominent Latinx figures publish letter in New York Times condemning hate

August 16, 2019
Attorney Michelle Lapointe speaks with her client, a Guatemalan immigrant, in Santa Ana, California.

At least 38 migrant families are suing the U.S. government over alleged abuse in federally funded foster homes

August 16, 2019
Anthony Scaramucci.

Scaramucci says Trump 'has declining mental faculties.' Trump's latest rally bolsters that case.

August 16, 2019
Greenland

Is Trump actually serious about trying to buy Greenland? His staffers are apparently unsure, too.

August 16, 2019
Rep. Rashida Tlaib can visit her grandmother

Israel will allow Democrat Rashida Tlaib to visit West Bank for 'humanitarian' trip after barring official visit

August 16, 2019
Maria Butina.

Overstock CEO says he dated Russian agent Maria Butina, got involved in a nebulous 'Deep State' conspiracy

August 16, 2019
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