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Yemen Dispatch: For Yemen Child Soldiers, a Refuge Mixes Play With Saudi Propaganda

MARIB, Yemen — A display on one side of the doorway holds children’s drawings of violence and gore: red scribbles of blood on pencil sketches of bombs, bullets and bodies; a machine gun firing across a stone wall into a tent; a [...]

Mueller probe to play key role in hearing for Trump’s AG nominee

If confirmed, this would be William Barr’s second stint as attorney general. He was previously attorney general under President George H.W. Bush. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Legal Senators will seek reassurances from William [...]

‘They heard the message’: Castro makes a play for the Obama coalition

Julián Castro is embracing his distinction as likely the only major Latino candidate in what’s expected to be a diverse field of Democratic 2020 candidates. | Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> When [...]

ETFs Aren’t Always the Way to Play Exotic Themes

By Hilary Kramer With the S&P 500 building a base and the VIX receding once again to historically normal levels, I’m seeing hints of the new market status quo. Conventional investments have a lot of work ahead of them. For instance, half [...]

Kushner makes White House policy power play

Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, has long eyed the policy council as a way to gain yet another platform inside the West Wing. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO White House The top Trump adviser [...]

Britain’s Brexit Endgame Is Close. Here’s How It May Play Out.

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29. If it is to avoid a chaotic withdrawal — one that could leave ports blocked and food and drugs running short — it needs an agreement spelling out divorce terms from the [...]

‘There’s a charm offensive underway’: Pelosi makes stealth play for speaker

To ease her path back to the speaker’s gavel, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has raised $ 6.7 million for “Red to Blue” candidates trying to oust GOP incumbents. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Congress The minority leader [...]

The Time a President Stoked a Protest So He Could Play the ‘Law and Order’ Card

*/ ]]> The throngs of protesters who stormed Capitol Hill late last month didn’t succeed in keeping Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court. But they did furnish Donald Trump and the Republicans with an election-season message to energize [...]

U.S. Market for Pure Play Medical Marijuana Company Gaining Traction

Right now, the fast-growing marijuana theme is captivating the imaginations of fortune seekers in a manner similar to what occurred during the dot-com era. Investors are seeking to cash in on what they hope will be the next sector of the market [...]

Copenhagen Dispatch: In Anarchic Corner of Copenhagen, Police and Dealers Play Cat and Mouse

COPENHAGEN — When a phalanx of Danish policemen in bulletproof vests crosses the boundary into Christiania Freetown, the hippie commune in the center of Copenhagen, many things happen at once. There is urgent shouting. Lumps of hashish [...]