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‘Lookout’ drone helps smugglers sneak illegal immigrants into U.S.

Smugglers are using a new tactic to try to sneak migrants across the border, agents said Wednesday, detailing the first detected use of what they called a “lookout” drone to try to figure out where agents were stationed. An agent spotted [...]

Mike DeWine, Ohio governor, signs ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban into law

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill imposing one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation was signed into law in Ohio. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed the heartbeat bill Thursday, breaking with his predecessor, Republican John Kasich, [...]

Probe into racist photo in governor’s yearbook may end soon

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A law firm may soon finish its probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Richard Cullen told The Associated Press in an email Monday that the firm hopes to finish up [...]

Chinese Settle Into French Vineyards. But Château Imperial Rabbit?

ARVEYRES, France — The rabbit — the “Imperial Rabbit” — looks out quietly from the vineyard’s sign, sandwiched between the familiar words ‘‘Great Wine of Bordeaux.’’ But there are no rabbits in this vineyard, imperial [...]

Ethiopian Crash Investigators Call for Inquiry Into Boeing Max Controls

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A new Ethiopian Airlines Boeing jet crashed last month after experiencing “repetitive, uncommanded aircraft nose-down conditions,” Ethiopia’s transportation minister said on Thursday as she explained [...]

“What’s next for women after MeToo & heading into 2020,” an interview with former Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt

Former CEO and president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Gloria Feldt, joins us to talk about what’s next for women after MeToo. We discuss Gloria’s personal story of getting involved in the pro-choice and overall women’s [...]

Donald Trump’s Talent for Turning Wins into Losses

Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for Politico. */ ]]> Donald Trump’s week started Sunday afternoon with one of the biggest personal victories of his presidency. His attorney general’s four-page synopsis of the special counsel’s [...]

Pallone calls for inspector general probe into CMS’ use of communications contractors

“I intend to ask the HHS OIG to immediately begin an investigation into how these contracts were approved, whether all regulations and ethical guidelines were followed, and why taxpayers are stuck paying for these unnecessary services,” [...]

Scotland Dispatch: ‘Dog Suicide Bridge’: Why Do So Many Pets Keep Leaping Into a Scottish Gorge?

DUMBARTON, Scotland — “I was sure she was dead,” Lottie Mackinnon said quietly. Ms. Mackinnon was sitting huddled in the corner of a cafe with her two children, sipping hot chocolate as she described the day three years ago when [...]

How Strongmen Turned Interpol Into Their Personal Weapon

BRUSSELS — Hakeem al-Araibi thought he had escaped the reach of the Bahraini government when he fled to Australia years ago as a political refugee. But immediately after landing in Thailand for a belated honeymoon last year, Mr. al-Araibi [...]