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AP PHOTOS: Migrant families wait, torn between hope, grief

DOUGUE, Senegal (AP) – Barely 20 years old, Mariama Konte was neither widow nor wife. For nearly four years, she told her two young children that their father is traveling for work. Only in the last few weeks has she begun to accept the [...]

In House battle, Democrats see hope in Trump territory

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – White, working-class voters fueled President Donald Trump’s rise to the White House. If his party loses the House majority on Tuesday, it will be, at least in part, because those same voters abandoned the GOP. While [...]

Migrant Caravan Driven by Hope but Uncertain of Success

HUIXTLA, Mexico — Soon after dawn on Tuesday, the mayor stood on the central plaza of his town here in southern Mexico and took stock. Thousands of migrants — men, women, entire families — had wandered into town the day before, [...]

Oil and New Leadership Raised Hope in Guyana. But Political Rifts Are Resurfacing.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The future looked brighter for a country where most college-educated people emigrate. But old political habits proved hard to break. Source: NYT > World

Trump allies luring Hope Hicks into 2020 campaign

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Why Ady Barkan has hope even in this dark hour

Attorney and activist Ady Barkan was diagnosed two years ago with ALS, at the age of 31. Ady has channeled his illness into some remarkable activism on health care, but also on progressive issues across the board, from tax reform to helping [...]

Trump’s allies and lawyers see hope that Mueller’s work is wrapping up

Rudy Giuliani, the president’s lawyer (left), talks with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on July 9 in the White House. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo [...]

5 Cave Rescues That Worked: Thailand Can Find Hope in Past Success

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The increasing popularity of caving has meant more high-profile rescue efforts that succeeded in rescuing trapped spelunkers and others. Source: NYT > World

Taliban Announce Brief Cease-Fire, Offering Afghans Hope for Lull in War

“The reason for announcing it this time is that, after the Kabul administration announced theirs, the people were concerned that our Mujahedeen might continue operations and it might disturb their Eid celebrations,” Mr. Mujahid said. [...]
Democrats Hope To Wash Away Corporate Sleazebag In Iowa’s 1st.
Iowa is divided into four haphazard corners, with the First resting in the northeastern quadrant. It’s littered with random bits of forgotten midwestern Americana like “Snake Alley,” baseball legends, the Decorah crater, and the hills [...]