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Lindsey Graham to James Mattis: ‘You’re missing something here, my friend’

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Thursday responded to former Defense Secretary James Mattis‘ scathing rebuke of President Trump by suggesting that Mr. Mattis needs some perspective on what Mr. Graham described as an [...]

‘We’ve been here before’: Why Congress will struggle to act on police killings

*/ ]]> Joe Biden wants Congress to end chokeholds and military transfers to police. Nancy Pelosi is talking about “historic” opportunities to reform police policies. Chuck Grassley says it’s time to “address police use of [...]

Jakarta’s Trash Mountain: ‘When People Are Desperate for Jobs, They Come Here’

BEKASI, Indonesia — Even in the pouring rain, in the middle of the night, they are out scavenging, wearing headlamps to scan a mountain of rotting garbage more than 15 stories high. The trash pickers, some trudging up the heap [...]

‘There Are no Viruses Here’: Leader of Belarus Scoffs at Lockdowns

MOSCOW — As he headed off the ice after playing a hockey game in an amateur tournament in late March, the leader of Belarus brushed aside reporters’ anxious questions about the coronavirus pandemic. “There are no viruses here,” [...]

‘Here I Can Be My Own Dictator’

His readiness to join the Kremlin’s land giveaway has caused dismay among some like-minded critics of the Kremlin. Appearing last year on Ekho Moskvy, a radio station popular with Russia’s liberal intelligentsia, he faced repeated [...]

The coronavirus is a globalist. Here are 5 ways that’s a problem for Trump.

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump is stuck — caught between his nationalistic impulses and a globalist disease. The Trump playbook has long been to hammer an “America First” agenda, glossing over international cooperative organizations [...]

An American in a Locked Down Chinese Town: ‘Everyone Here Is So Bored.’

Weeks before the coronavirus became a national health crisis in China, authorities threatened a doctor, Li Wenliang, who warned about early cases. State media reported that Dr. Li was illegally spreading rumors. That was a red flag for Bob [...]

Pete Buttigieg on New Hampshire results: ‘We are here to stay’

MERRIMACK, N.H. — Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday said his performance in the New Hampshire primary proves his campaign is “here to stay” as he called for party unity while lobbing unnamed attacks directed toward his [...]

Here are the four Senate factions that will decide Trump’s fate

*/ ]]> As the Senate embarks on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump — only the third such trial in U.S. history — there’s intense speculation over how senators will vote in the case. And while there is virtually no chance [...]

There Are No Children Here. Just Lots of Life-Size Dolls.

Ms. Ayano keeps a doll modeled after her grandmother in the passenger seat of her car. When driving the hour and a half to the grocery store, she said, “I’m never lonely.” The day before the recreated sports festival at the old [...]