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Millions of Indians Trek to the Ganges, and Modi Chases Their Votes

Many pilgrims believe the water will wash away their sins. Just a few yards from the riverbanks, Mr. Modi appeared, again. This time, he took the form of a high quality cardboard cutout, so sharp and lifelike you could count the curly [...]

Food stamps for millions of Americans become pawn in shutdown fight

Some experts believe USDA’s food-stamp cushion could be closer to $ 6 billion, which would cover February, though Congress would need to come up with money beyond that point. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share [...]

Red-state governor races could bring Medicaid expansion to millions

Georgia’s neck-and-neck governor’s race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp is one of at least half a dozen where a Democrat supporting Medicaid expansion has a fighting chance to replace a Republican who opposes [...]

Money talks: Campaigns draw millions in ‘outsider’ cash

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – It’s been eight years since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that political spending is free speech. The decision eased the way for corporations, unions or nonprofits to spend massive amounts to support, or more [...]

Putin Is Killing Millions Of Americans

I don’t know what Trump said during that two hours when he met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but like so many in the media, I know what I hope he said: Mr. Putin, I need you to publicly admit your complicity in our illegal [...]

Trump’s migrant fiasco diverts millions from health programs

The health department has quietly dipped into tens of millions of dollars to pay for the consequences of President Donald Trump’s border policy, angering advocates who want the money spent on medical research, rural health programs [...]

Japan Reels From Heavy Rains; Dozens Killed and Millions Evacuated

[unable to retrieve full-text content] At least 51 people died and 48 were missing by Saturday night as severe rains hit western and central Japan, the public broadcaster NHK said. Source: NYT > World

Opioid bills could net millions for companies

The House is touting passage of dozens of bills that could help combat the national opioid crisis — but a small handful of companies that have spent millions lobbying Congress could reap a windfall if any of the bills become law. In a two-week [...]
Midterm Madness: How Many Millions Will The GOP Spend To Defend Georgia’s Sixth?
‘She wouldn’t vote for you. Or let you vote.’ Georgia’s Sixth is suburban Atlanta. It’s the wealthiest district in the state, and very well educated. There’s also large contingent of Jewish voters, and good old fashioned Southern [...]
Michael Cohen Would Like This Qatari Guy To Put The Millions In The Bag Please, He’ll See That The Trump Family Gets It
You can just Venmo me a couple million, I’ll make sure it gets to him! WTF is going on here? Did Michael Cohen really try to shake down the Qatari sovereign wealth fund for the Trump family? Is that what Michael Avenatti was getting at in [...]