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An Óscar Arias Accuser’s Battle to Be Heard

MEXICO CITY — Yazmín Morales recalls weeping with rage after an encounter four years ago in the book-lined study of her country’s most respected statesman. Óscar Arias Sánchez, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former Costa Rican [...]

Cornyn braces for brutal Texas reelection battle

Sen. John Cornyn has already hired aides to start his reelection campaign process, long before it’s clear which Democrat he might face in 2020. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Elections The Republican senator is preparing to run a [...]

Canada Dispatch: ‘The Nation Has Stood Up’: Indigenous Clans in Canada Battle Pipeline Project

Freda Huson, 54, the spokeswoman at the Unist’ot’en camp, raised her family on a reserve and worked hard to pay off a house and five vehicles. Still, she said she wasn’t happy, so she came to this wilderness area in 2010 where, [...]

Mulvaney says Trump didn’t lose shutdown battle

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney refused to rule out the possibility that the government could be shut down again in the coming weeks. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images White House The acting chief of staff strived [...]

‘She’s not one to bluff’: How Pelosi won the shutdown battle

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi worked behind the scenes to keep her caucus in line — even as some of her own members grew skittish about the shutdown’s impacts on constituents. | M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico Share on Facebook Share on [...]

A New Migrant Caravan Forms, and Old Battle Lines Harden

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — A new caravan of migrants is forming in Honduras, and even ahead of its scheduled departure at dawn on Tuesday, battle lines were being drawn to the north, with some vowing to help them on their journey [...]

Chaos in House as battle over wall upends shutdown talks

GOP Reps. Jim Jordan, Scott Perry and Mark Meadows chat outside the Capitol. | Alex Wong/Getty Images congress A last-ditch push for Trump’s wall is complicating efforts to avoid a shutdown. By SARAH FERRIS and JOHN BRESNAHAN 12/20/2018 [...]

Turning to a New Brexit Battle, Theresa May Faces E.U. Resistance

BRUSSELS — After winning a confidence vote and saving her job for now, Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Thursday had less success in extracting concessions from European Union leaders who rebuffed her pleas to help her salvage [...]

Nigel Farage, on Brexit Sidelines, Prepares for a ‘Another Great Battle’

“I said, ‘Look, you should use my fame and notoriety. I’m very happy to travel all around Europe to places where they produce wine, make chocolate, BMWs, to really try to get a public, a business campaign going in Europe to explain [...]

The legal battle that could undermine law at center of Mueller probe

While special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to charge anyone with a direct violation of the law against foreign involvement in U.S. elections, his team alludes to the statute in several legal filings. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Mueller [...]