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New Delhi Streets Turn Into Battleground for Hindus and Muslims

NEW DELHI — Black smoke coiled up to the sky on Tuesday as Hindus and Muslims battled in a poor neighborhood of India’s capital, leaving seven people dead so far as communal violence unfolded as President Trump was visiting the [...]

Sanders sends Democratic establishment into panic mode

*/ ]]> LAS VEGAS – Moderate Democrats watched in horror as Bernie Sanders soared to a landslide victory in Nevada. It wasn’t the win that was surprising — it was the walloping Sanders gave his opponents, his ability to dominate [...]

Religious Groups in China Step Into the Coronavirus Crisis

Earlier this month, the hard-hit town of Caohe, near the center of the coronavirus outbreak in central China, received an unexpected gift: a large donation from a Taoist nunnery 550 miles away. Another Taoist temple, this one in Caohe itself, [...]

India keeps lid on Kashmir’s internet 6 months into lockdown

NEW DELHI (AP) – Six months after India’s government stripped restive Kashmir of its semi-autonomy and enforced a total communications blackout, it is heralding the restoration of limited, slow-speed internet as a step toward normalcy. But [...]

Nevada culinary union lays into Sanders supporters after health care backlash

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders heads into Nevada’s caucuses next week as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination. | David Becker/Getty Images By CAITLIN OPRYSKO 02/12/2020 06:46 PM EST Updated: [...]

Klobuchar roars into contention on eve of primary

*/ ]]> EXETER, New Hampshire — It’s become a familiar ritual for Amy Klobuchar — an impressive debate followed by a rush of fundraising and national media attention, then nothing. The political establishment swoons. America passes [...]

As Coronavirus Spreads, Mask Makers Go Into Overdrive

Supply shortages could be made worse by the fact that parts for masks and respirators are made in a variety of countries. More than 90 percent of surgical masks sold in the United States are produced overseas, according to the Department [...]

What we’re obsessing over going into the Iowa caucuses

*/ ]]> DES MOINES—What’s going to happen? The Uber driver, learning my occupation, wants to know. So, too, newsroom colleagues who cover beats other than politics. So, too, family members, who not unreasonably imagine that I must have [...]

Trump’s super PAC lags behind Dem rival heading into 2020

President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a rally in Des Moines, Iowa. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO */ ]]> The Republican super PAC formed to help President Donald Trump win reelection raised less money in 2019 than its Democratic [...]

Trump Administration Restricts Entry Into U.S. From China

Moving to counter the spreading coronavirus outbreak, the Trump administration said Friday that it would bar entry by most foreign nationals who had recently visited China and put some American travelers under a quarantine as it declared [...]