Month: May 2022

Degree of concern: After canceling Russia, academics weigh consequences

“Explain how you would effectively punish Russia for war crimes without endangering vital scientific collaboration.” That’s the tricky exam question…

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Tony Blair’s new centrist project — just don’t call it a party

Tony Blair’s new centrist project — just don’t call it a party

LONDON — Tony Blair is organizing a conference in late June alongside a new group dubbed the British version of…

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Meadows burned papers after meeting with Scott Perry, Jan. 6 panel told

Meadows burned papers after meeting with Scott Perry, Jan. 6 panel told

Then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows burned papers in his office after meeting with a House Republican who was…

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The 10 GOP senators to watch in the wake of the Texas school shooting

The 10 GOP senators to watch in the wake of the Texas school shooting

As Senate Democrats push for gun safety legislation in the wake of two mass shootings, they’re running into a familiar…

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9 senators kick off bipartisan gun safety talks after Texas shooting

The group is having early discussions on background checks and “red flag” laws in the wake of the mass shooting…

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‘It Is Absolutely Comprehensible … It’s Happened Over and Over Again’

‘It Is Absolutely Comprehensible … It’s Happened Over and Over Again’

In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas, shooting, which left 19 kids and two teachers dead earlier this week, public…

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Poland’s parliament partially rolls back judicial changes to get EU cash

WARSAW — The Polish parliament tweaked a controversial system for disciplining judges in a late Thursday vote — an effort…

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‘He can’t just be the ‘eulogizer in chief’’: Frustration grows over Biden’s Texas response

‘He can’t just be the ‘eulogizer in chief’’: Frustration grows over Biden’s Texas response

In the roughly 48 hours since yet another mass shooting, President Joe Biden has deliberately tried to stay out of…

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Biden, first lady to travel to Uvalde on Sunday to grieve with victims’ families

President Joe Biden and the first lady are scheduled to travel to Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday, the White House said,…

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<div>Behind the Jan. 6 panel's last-minute efforts to win 3 key Trump-world lawsuits</div>

Behind the Jan. 6 panel’s last-minute efforts to win 3 key Trump-world lawsuits

Since September, former President Donald Trump and his allies have launched 25 lawsuits to stymie the Jan. 6 select committee….

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One Ukrainian family’s perilous journey through Russia’s ‘filtration camps’

One Ukrainian family’s perilous journey through Russia’s ‘filtration camps’

KYIV — Oksana was just finishing her coffee on the morning of Feb. 24, when the bombs started raining down…

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<div>The Ukraine Aid Bill Is a Massive Windfall for US Military Contractors</div>

The Ukraine Aid Bill Is a Massive Windfall for US Military Contractors

Joe Biden has signed a $40 billion aid bill to Ukraine. But the biggest beneficiary isn’t ordinary Ukrainians — it’s…

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<div>Hollywood Never Fully Appreciated Ray Liotta’s Immense Talent</div>

Hollywood Never Fully Appreciated Ray Liotta’s Immense Talent

Ray Liotta has died suddenly at the age of 67. He should have been a major star — but after…

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America is failing children on guns — and so much more

America is failing children on guns — and so much more

A woman hugs a girl as they cry during a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at Robb…

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<div>In Ontario’s Election, None of the Promises to Labor Are Good Enough</div>

In Ontario’s Election, None of the Promises to Labor Are Good Enough

Ontario’s political parties are all courting labor for the upcoming election. But nothing currently on offer will result in serious…

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A top White House aide has ties to Amazon, adding a new ingredient to the Bezos-Biden drama

A top White House aide has ties to Amazon, adding a new ingredient to the Bezos-Biden drama

As the White House this month weighed how hard to engage Amazon founder Jeff Bezos over his criticism of its…

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