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With Spies and Other Operatives, a Nation Looms Over Venezuela’s Crisis: Cuba

MEXICO CITY — When the opposition leader Juan Guaidó was briefly detained by Venezuelan intelligence agents last week, some saw the hand of another government at work. “This agency is controlled & directed by experienced oppressors [...]

Heated Senate race, other politics top news in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The year in North Dakota was dominated by politics, from the hard-fought U.S. Senate race between Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer to a complimentary and controversial Super Bowl soiree that Gov. Doug Burgum attended [...]

A border wall by any other name … is steel slats?

WASHINGTON (AP) – The “big beautiful wall” has now become “steel slats.” President Donald Trump is tweaking the words he uses to describe the barrier he’s hoping to build along the U.S.-Mexico border, in part because Democrats [...]

A holy mess: Churches, other nonprofits confront parking tax

It’s unclear though if Congress will approve any more tax legislation before quitting for the year. | Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images FINANCE & TAX Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the parking benefits that churches, synagogues, [...]

O’Rourke, other Dems don’t want tent city’s contract renewed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Rep. Beto O’Rourke and four other Democratic members of Congress toured a remote tent city in West Texas on Saturday where they said that 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $ 1 million per [...]

Eyes in the sky capture carbon, other climate culprits

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) – A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by the need to track down major sources of climate changing gases such as methane and carbon dioxide. While scientists [...]

Dems snipe at each other in border wall fight

Rep. Henry Cuellar and his colleagues expressed “alarm and opposition” to comments Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made about increased border funding. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> [...]

Pelosi meets with Fudge and other foes amid speaker drama

Marcia Fudge said that should House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi fall short on the floor, the speakership question would come back to the caucus — when she could make a play for the job. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Share on Facebook [...]

Saudis Close to Crown Prince Discussed Killing Other Enemies a Year Before Khashoggi’s Death

WASHINGTON — Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate Iranian enemies of the kingdom, according to three people [...]

The Interpreter: Trump Wants to Make it Hard to Get Asylum. Other Countries Feel the Same.

LONDON — President Trump’s promise to stop a caravan of Central American migrants from reaching the United States border, if necessary through military force, might seem like just another effort by the president to unilaterally [...]