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Why Kamala Harris is glad people are asking if she’s black enough

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris poses for a selfie with Winston-Salem State University Chancellor Elwood Robinson during a Thurgood Marshall College Fund event Feb. 7 in Washington. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 2020 [...]

7 People Killed and 200 Missing in Brazil After Dam Collapses, Officials Say

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — A mining dam burst in southeastern Brazil on Friday, killing at least seven people, flooding nearby homes, submerging cars and buses under a river of sludge and leaving 200 people missing, according to the rescue workers [...]

Donald Trump praises troops: ‘People that know how to win!’

President Trump gave a shoutout to the troops Thursday shortly after returning from a surprise visit to a U.S. military base in Iraq. “Just returned from visiting our troops in Iraq and Germany. One thing is certain, we have incredible people [...]

Donald Trump ‘not concerned’ about impeachment: ‘The people would revolt’

President Trump warned against efforts to impeach him Tuesday, raising the specter of a popular uprising against a Congress that did that. Mr. Trump issued his caution in an Oval Office interview with Reuters news agency, saying he wasn’t [...]

Inside the Beltway: ‘I watched the president unite people’

Multiple polls have revealed that Americans are tired of political discord and partisan attacks, which started when President Trump ran for office, and continue as he approaches his second anniversary in office. The public associates this rigid [...]

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