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The Bipartisan Index shows that Capitol Hill lawmakers more cooperative than rhetoric suggests

There were three government shutdowns, a completely partisan tax cut and a failed partisan effort to repeal Obamacare, and historic levels of obstruction of judicial nominees. But the experts say the last Congress was actually more bipartisan [...]

Of Civil Wars and Family Feuds: Brexit Is More Divisive Than Ever

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Britain’s planned departure from the European Union has split homes and workplaces, friendships and marriages. The divide shows no sign of narrowing. Source: NYT > World

Judge extends authority to more families separated at border

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A federal judge who ordered that more than 2,700 children be reunited with their parents has expanded his authority to potentially thousands more children who were separated at the border earlier during the Trump administration. Dana [...]

Trudeau’s Political Woes Mount With Demands for More Inquiries

On Thursday, Mr. Trudeau rejected Ms. Wilson-Raybould’s assertion that government officials’ talks with her were improper “political interference” delivered with “veiled threats.” “Canadians expect their government to look [...]

Paul Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison, court filing says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors said Friday. Court documents filed by special counsel Robert [...]

Schultz: ‘I should be paying more taxes’

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz did commit to releasing his own tax returns should he mount a White House run. | Michael Conroy/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Howard Schultz, the billionaire former Starbucks [...]

Globe means more to Oh after some time to reflect

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Now that she’s had a few weeks to reflect on her experience as a Golden Globes host and winner, actress Sandra Oh realizes even more what it meant to Koreans and immigrants. At a news conference on Saturday, [...]

He Survived More Than 40 Hours as Scores Drowned Around Him

The water kept rising. The air pocket around his head kept shrinking. And nearly two days after his ferry capsized, no one seemed to realize that someone was still alive, trapped in the pitch black of the engine room. So Augustine Charahani, [...]

E.U. Rebuffs May’s New Brexit Demand, but Promises More Talks

Some Brexit supporters in London see the frustration expressed in Mr. Tusk’s comments as a vindication of their strategy of keeping the threat of a no-deal Brexit on the table. Only the pressure of that prospect could persuade Brussels [...]

More women come forward after Arias sexual assault complaint

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) – Two more women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct after a criminal complaint alleging sexual assault against another woman was filed against [...]