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In Center of Catholicism, New Mormon Temple Invites Curious Romans for a Look

“There’s a strong sense of family, of respect,” Maria Giordano said after taking the tour. “We’ve lost this in Italy.” The new temple, the 13th in Europe, will serve Italy, as well as Malta, Greece, Cyprus, Albania and parts [...]

Why Did the Dam in Brazil Collapse? Here’s a Brief Look.

What happened? On Jan. 25, a mining dam that sat above Brumadinho, a large town in southeastern Brazil, collapsed and unleashed a tidal wave of waste and mud that engulfed homes, businesses and residents in its path. It killed at least [...]

A look at California’s key lawsuits against Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has taken on the Trump administration in nearly a 100 briefs and other legal actions, including 45 lawsuits. Among his most significant victories was a 2018 ruling that blocked [...]

A look at high-profile defections from North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea’s top diplomat to Italy, who South Korea’s spy agency says has gone into hiding along with his wife, appears to be the latest member of the North’s elite to abandon the secretive totalitarian [...]

Democrats look to unseat Joni Ernst in 2020 Senate race

DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa Democrats think they can oust Republican Sen. Joni Ernst in 2020. But first, they’ll have to find a candidate who can build a credible campaign. Mrs. Ernst won her first term in 2014 amid a GOP wave, but she faces [...]

Senate Republicans look to Trump to avoid shutdown

Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby met privately with Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell on Monday afternoon and has been trying to steer the GOP away from a shutdown. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Share [...]

Review: Gary Hart biopic a great look at a political moment

Come closer, children, and listen to the tale of what politics was like before TMZ. Back in those dark ages, reporters simply didn’t dig around and ask embarrassing questions of people running for office. They certainly did not bring up infidelity. [...]

PA election at a glance; Dems look for U.S. House gains

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The midterm election Tuesday in Pennsylvania features a big pool of competitive races for Congress, the most closely watched contests in the state. In statewide races, Republican businessman Scott Wagner is trying [...]

After Apple Corrects, Look for Real Market Leadership

By Hilary Kramer With the biggest stock on Wall Street down more than 10 percent in five weeks, it is time investors cut through the chatter and face a few simple facts. It’s getting icy out there. Out of the 5,000 stocks I track, 3,000 are [...]

A look at guns sold by police that ended up at crime scenes

SEATTLE (AP) – A yearlong Associated Press analysis found more than a dozen firearms sold by law enforcement agencies in Washington state since 2010 later became evidence in new criminal investigations. Identifying guns sold by law enforcement [...]