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The 2018 midterms could bring historic firsts for women and people of color

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams would be the nation’s first black female governor. | Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Elections Congress and the nation’s leadership could become much more diverse after Election [...]

California bans gun sales to people under 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Most people under 21 won’t be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday. It will prevent people under 21 from buying rifles and other types of guns. [...]

Paris Knife Attack Wounds 7 People

PARIS — Seven people were injured by a knife-wielding assailant in Paris on Sunday night, including two British tourists, French news reports said. The attacker was arrested by the police, and the assault was not initially being treated [...]

‘We owe these people’: Trump loyalists find soft landings after getting ousted

When Carl Higbie’s degrading comments about African Americans, women, gays, and Muslims surfaced in January, he resigned from his job in the Trump administration. Yet just two months later, the former Navy SEAL landed at the pro-Trump group [...]

In a Town of 11 People, Mysterious Disappearance Turns Neighbor Against Neighbor

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Rumors abound in a small outback town. Was Paddy Moriarty fed to a pet crocodile? Or could he have been baked into a meat pie? Source: NYT > World

‘I Think All Those People Are Dead’: Laos Dam Survivors Seek Word of Neighbors

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In shelters for victims of the dam failure in the south of the authoritarian country, official news is proving sparse and contradictory. Source: NYT > World

Israel Passes Law Anchoring Itself as Nation-State of the Jewish People

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The legislation downgrades the status of the Arabic language, promotes Jewish construction, and enshrines the exclusive right of Jews to self-determination. Source: NYT > World

Atlacomulco Dispatch: Mexico Town’s Identity Was Defined by 1 Party. Then, the People Turned on It.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nowhere in Mexico did loyalty toward the Institutional Revolutionary Party run as deep as in Atlacomulco. But even here, the PRI suffered a symbolically devastating defeat. Source: NYT > World

Trump: ‘We cannot allow all of these people to invade our country’

?We need people who will help to Make America Great Again!,” President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images [...]

Trump: I want ‘my people’ to ‘sit up at attention’ like in North Korea

President Donald Trump continues to defend Kim and the joint statement they signed at the conclusion of the summit. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images [...]