Month: June 2022

In Congo, Belgian king tries to move past the past

KINSHASA — Belgium and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have agreed on a way forward for their relationship: Try…

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The Supreme Court gives lawsuit immunity to Border Patrol agents who violate the Constitution

The Supreme Court gives lawsuit immunity to Border Patrol agents who violate the Constitution

Migrants are pictured after being detained by United States Border Patrol near Mount Cristo Rey on the US-Mexico border near…

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Lower-Caste Life in India Is Illustrated in a New Short-Story Collection

There’s a scene near the end of the short story “Jambava’s Lineage” where a woman named Ellamma notices that something…

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Why Joe Biden is invoking a war power to build heat pumps and solar panels

Why Joe Biden is invoking a war power to build heat pumps and solar panels

President Joe Biden meeting virtually with baby formula manufacturers on June 1. He recently invoked the Defense Production Act to…

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Bulgaria lurches back to political discord as PM Petkov faces loss of majority

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Wednesday he was ready to run Bulgaria with a minority government after a coalition…

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<div>Oil Companies Around the World Are Suing to Block Climate Action</div>

Oil Companies Around the World Are Suing to Block Climate Action

Fossil fuel companies are suing countries that enact climate change policies, arguing that they are illegally cutting into their profits…

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<div>Corporate Landlords Are Taking Over — But Tenants Can Use Their Monopolies Against Them</div>

Corporate Landlords Are Taking Over — But Tenants Can Use Their Monopolies Against Them

Since the 2008 housing crisis, huge corporate landlords have taken over an alarmingly large share of the rental market. But…

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What to expect from the January 6 hearings

What to expect from the January 6 hearings

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The House committee on the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot hopes for a public reckoning…

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<div>Bernie Sanders Should Run for President a Third Time</div>

Bernie Sanders Should Run for President a Third Time

Multiple reports say Bernie Sanders hasn’t ruled out another presidential campaign. He should go for it. Senator Bernie Sanders may…

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The latest House-Senate GOP split: How to respond to Jan. 6 hearings

The latest House-Senate GOP split: How to respond to Jan. 6 hearings

The Jan. 6 attack hit both chambers of Congress. But House and Senate Republicans are breaking apart in their response…

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Judge sends another trove of Eastman emails to Jan. 6 committee

Judge sends another trove of Eastman emails to Jan. 6 committee

A federal judge Tuesday ordered John Eastman — the attorney who developed former President Donald Trump’s last-ditch strategy to overturn…

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House GOP campaign arm books M in fall TV ads

House GOP campaign arm books $52M in fall TV ads

House Republicans’ campaign arm is laying down its first round of fall TV ad reservations, a $52.3 million investment that…

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Red states aren’t following Florida’s lead on gun control

Red states aren’t following Florida’s lead on gun control

A customer looks at a handgun at a Kissimmee, Florida, gun store on December 31, 2020. | Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando…

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5 winners and 2 losers from Tuesday’s primaries

5 winners and 2 losers from Tuesday’s primaries

LA mayoral candidate Rick Caruso celebrates his primary win on June 7, 2022. | Apu Gomes/Getty Images Crime, party loyalty,…

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One Direction fangirls created the internet as we know it

One Direction fangirls created the internet as we know it

Can she lick your eyeball, though? | Scott Barbour/Getty Images Why mainstream culture is so quick to dismiss teenage fandoms,…

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Key climate proposals fail to pass European Parliament

Key pieces of the EU’s climate legislation failed to pass the European Parliament Wednesday. In a series of dramatic votes,…

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