Month: May 2022

Sinn Féin to UK: Don’t unsettle Northern Ireland

The U.K. government would put Northern Ireland in a “very dangerous place” by unilaterally changing the region’s post-Brexit trade protocol,…

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The many, many costs of breastfeeding

The many, many costs of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn’t free — and it isn’t a solution to the national baby formula shortage.

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Tuesday’s primaries could say a lot about the future of both parties

Tuesday’s primaries could say a lot about the future of both parties

Supporters of former President Donald Trump attend a campaign rally for Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Mehmet Oz on May 6,…

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EU climate emissions higher than before pandemic

The EU’s greenhouse gas emissions in the last quarter of 2021 were higher than any quarter since late 2018, scrubbing…

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The staggering amount of US military aid to Ukraine, explained in one chart

The staggering amount of US military aid to Ukraine, explained in one chart

Servicemembers in the Ukrainian military move US-made Stinger missiles, a portable air-defense system, and other military assistance shipped from Lithuania…

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These 7 states will decide control of the Senate

These 7 states will decide control of the Senate

Control of the Senate is the biggest storyline of the 2022 midterm elections. With Democrats holding a tight 50-50 majority,…

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Fetterman’s not-so-secret weapon: Weed legalization

Fetterman’s not-so-secret weapon: Weed legalization

LANCASTER, Pa. — Few Senate candidates sell campaign T-shirts emblazoned with marijuana leaves. But head over to Pennsylvania Lt. Gov….

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<div>It's Midterm Super Tuesday. Here are the people, places and big political questions at stake.</div>

It’s Midterm Super Tuesday. Here are the people, places and big political questions at stake.

Of the 20 separate dates on the 2022 midterm primary calendar, none is more important — and potentially dramatic —…

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Crypto gets its first big political test

Crypto gets its first big political test

The cryptocurrency industry is pouring millions into midterm campaigns across the country. An Oregon primary Tuesday will test the limits…

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War, disease and geopolitics: The von der Leyen Commission’s half-time scorecard

War, disease and geopolitics: The von der Leyen Commission’s half-time scorecard

If Ursula von der Leyen’s five-year term can be likened to a soccer match, her team is heading for the…

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Britain’s last royal jubilee?

On the surface, the United Kingdom’s royal jubilees have been jolly affairs — all pomp and pageantry, marching bands and…

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Ukraine evacuates troops from Mariupol, ceding control to Russia

Ukraine has ended its “combat mission” in Mariupol and is working to evacuate its remaining troops, the country’s military command…

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Here we go again: The latest UK-EU Brexit row unpicked

Here we go again: The latest UK-EU Brexit row unpicked

LONDON, DUBLIN and BRUSSELS — Meet the new Brexit row, same as the old Brexit row. Britain and the European…

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EU, US flaunt joint action to ‘hammer’ Russia on trade and tech

EU, US flaunt joint action to ‘hammer’ Russia on trade and tech

SACLAY, France — If Russia hadn’t invaded Ukraine, the new flagship for EU-U.S. cooperation wouldn’t have had nearly as much…

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The war has shown the EU must step up its game on stolen assets

Last month the European Commission reported that by early April, almost €30 billion in Russian assets belonging to Putin’s oligarch…

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We’re not all Ukrainians now

Patrick Porter is professor of international security and strategy at the University of Birmingham. Benjamin H. Friedman is policy director…

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