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Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo — When Ebola came to this city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Janvier Muhindo Mandefu quit farming and got work burying the highly contagious bodies of Ebola victims. But Mr. Muhindo is less [...]

GOP sees end of Russia probe after Don Jr. subpoena fight fizzles

Shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “case closed” speech on the Senate floor, the Donald Trump Jr. subpoena became public. A massive GOP backlash toward Intelligence Chair Richard Burr followed. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP [...]

Biden jolts Dem fight for big donors

Former Vice President Joe Biden was the only candidate who took the step of lining up financial staff to court donors in each region of the country ahead of his bid. | Sean Rayford/Getty Images 2020 Elections Democratic presidential [...]

Trump oversight fight raises new alarms about shattered precedents

Nancy Pelosi listens as President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address Feb. 5. The president has suggested he doesn’t consider Democratic congressional oversight to be legitimate. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images white [...]

Surfers Fight to Block Oil Drilling in the Great Australian Bight

SYDNEY, Australia — The “paddle out” is surfing’s most hallowed ritual, a floating memorial ceremony in which mourners join hands and reminisce at sea. On Sunday, surfers paddled out from Australia’s most famous beach, but [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump purged DHS. Now, the real fight begins.

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump has been stymied by both the legislative process and his own administration on immigration. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE PRESIDENT AND THE WHITE HOUSE are fond [...]

Fifty shades of white: the long fight against racism in romance novels

Fifty shades of white: the long fight against racism in romance novels For decades, the world of romantic fiction has been divided by a heated debate about racism and diversity. Is there any hope of a happy ending? PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POST [...]

Berlin housing activists lead campaign to fight rising rents

BERLIN (AP) – Low-cost housing advocates are launching a grassroots campaign to force Berlin’s state government into taking over nearly 250,000 apartments worth billions from corporate owners to fight rising rents in one of Germany’s [...]

Israel, anti-Semitism and 2020 fight on display as AIPAC gathers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference on March 6, 2018. This year’s gathering comes at an extraordinarily turbulent moment in U.S.-Israeli [...]

‘Stay strong and fight back’: Trump urges Fox News to dig in on Carlson and Pirro

“Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro,” President Donald Trump tweeted. Pirro has been criticized for appearing to question the patriotism of a Muslim-American member of Congress. | Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images White House The president’s [...]