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‘Breakthrough moment’: Anti-Trump fires forge historic field of 2020 women

Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, are all vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. | Politico Illustration/AP, Getty Images, and iStock Share on [...]

Historic candidacy of princess upends tradition in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) – A Thai political party has selected a princess as its nominee to serve as the next prime minister, upending tradition that the royal palace plays no public role in politics and upsetting all predictions about what may happen [...]

Pope Francis Makes ‘Historic’ Gulf Tour Amid Yemen Crisis and Christian Repression

Bishop Hinder said he had been unable to reach Yemen because of the war, but that working on specific cases “behind the curtain” sometimes yielded positive results. He added that a public statement by Francis on Yemen was possible, [...]

Why the Pope’s Historic Visit to the Gulf Matters

Pope Francis starts a landmark, three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, becoming the first pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church to visit the Arabian Peninsula. The visit offers a rare note of hope for Christians in the [...]

Theresa May Races to Save Her Brexit Deal From a Historic Defeat

Ahead of a vote on her Brexit plan that could go down to a humiliating defeat in Parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain was fighting on Monday less to avert the loss than to limit its scale. In that vein, Mrs. May enlisted fresh [...]

Historic Mission in South Texas is along planned border wall

MISSION, Texas (AP) – The federal government’s plan to run the planned border wall at the site of a historic mission along the Rio Grande would amount to an illegal government intrusion into the practice of religion, the Catholic Diocese [...]

The 2018 midterms could bring historic firsts for women and people of color

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams would be the nation’s first black female governor. | Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Elections Congress and the nation’s leadership could become much more diverse after Election [...]

Democrats in the dark on eve of historic Kavanaugh hearing

Even Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who initially received a confidential letter from Christine Blasey Ford about her alleged assault by Brett Kavanaugh, appears in the dark about her testimony. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share [...]

Macedonia Signs Historic Deal With Greece on Name Dispute

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The accord, if ratified, would see the former Yugoslav republic renamed North Macedonia, and pave the way for an enlargement of the European Union and NATO. Source: NYT > World

The Summit Was Unprecedented, the Statement Vague and the Day Historic

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Trump used flattery, cajolery and a slick film in his quest to persuade North Korea’s leader to give up nuclear arms. But he got no guarantees. Source: NYT > World