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‘You don’t just get to say that you’re progressive’: The left moves to defend its brand

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said it is critical “that we have some very clear guidelines about what it means to be progressive.” | Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images 2020 Election In advance [...]

‘An imperfect man, he left us a more perfect union’: George H.W. Bush honored at state funeral

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump sit with former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and former first ladies Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton during the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush [...]

Lawyer for Snowden in Hong Kong Says He Left City Under Pressure

HONG KONG — A human rights lawyer who represented the former N.S.A. contractor Edward J. Snowden when he fled to Hong Kong says pressure from the local authorities, the bar association and legal aid groups have made it impossible [...]

Congressmen decry detention of immigrant who left church

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Two North Carolina congressmen are slamming the Trump administration as “callous” and “cruel” after an immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a church was arrested after arriving at an appointment [...]

The Courage and Folly of a War That Left Indelible Scars

LONDON — Seconds before an armistice formally ended World War I on Nov. 11, 1918, Pvt. Henry Nicholas Gunther, an American soldier from Baltimore, mounted a final, one-man charge against a German machine-gun nest in northeastern France. The [...]

A ‘Legacy of Terror’: ISIS Left More than 200 Mass Graves in Iraq

BAGHDAD — Over 200 mass graves holding as many as 12,000 bodies have been found in areas of Iraq once controlled by the Islamic State, the United Nations said on Tuesday. The findings were highlighted in a joint report released by [...]

Latest election polls with one day left

One day left to the midterm elections, and Cliff and I walk you through the latest polls. In a nutshell, the Democrats still ‘should’ win back the House, while the Senate ‘should’ remain in GOP hands. But turnout can change everything. This [...]

Can Trump revoke birthright citizenship? Nearly all on left and right say no.

President Donald Trump indicated on Tuesday that the White House has determined he has the power to end birthright citizenship through an executive order. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President [...]

U.K.’s Labour Lurches Sharply Left on the Economy

LIVERPOOL, England — Britain’s opposition Labour Party laid out a blueprint on Monday for a sharp leftward turn in economic policy, gambling on the readiness of voters for a big expansion of the state’s role in the economy. “The [...]

Syria Dispatch: ‘There Are No Girls Left’: Syria’s Christian Villages Hollowed Out by ISIS

[unable to retrieve full-text content] While calm has returned to a Christian area of Syria ravaged by the Islamic State, the traumatized people have not, with whole villages emptied. “There are so few of us,” says a church [...]