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House GOP quietly ends probe into FBI’s 2016 decisions

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans say more investigation is needed into decisions made by the FBI and the Justice Department in 2016 as they brought an unceremonious end to their yearlong look at the department’s handling of probes [...]

Trump quietly shuts down HIV cure research to appease the religious right

By Alex Bollinger · Monday, December 10, 2018 Scientists are speaking out against a directive by the Trump administration that has shut down research into a cure for HIV. A scientist who was supposed to supply mice that have been modified [...]

Caravan Walks Quietly On, U.S. Opposition a Distant Rumble

SAN PEDRO TAPANATEPEC, Mexico — The migrants, nearly asleep on their feet, waited in the predawn darkness for the trucks that would take them to the next stop in their long, unpredictable migration to the United States. Hundreds of [...]

Secret political cash quietly reshaping Wisconsin laws

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – At age 2, Yasmine Clark was lead-poisoned so severely that she had to be hospitalized for emergency chelation treatment to cleanse her blood of life-threatening levels of the heavy metal. At age 5, Yasmine was again [...]

Trump administration quietly fighting against marijuana support, legalization: Report

President Trump’s administration has quietly launched a multi-agency effort aimed at portraying marijuana in a negative light, BuzzFeed News reported Wednesday. White House documents and interviews reveal the Trump administration has formed [...]

Trump advisers quietly begin thinking about ‘life after Sarah’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says publicly that she has no plans to leave the administration, but that hasn’t stopped some people close to President Donald Trump from contemplating “life after Sarah.” Planning for [...]

As Trump pushes Space Force, support quietly builds for ‘Space Guard’

Forget President Donald Trump’s Space Force. What the U.S. may need more is a Coast Guard for space. Trump wants a stand-alone branch of the military — co-equal with the Army, Navy and Air Force — to ensure “dominance in space” and [...]
The Interpreter: Deep in the Desert, Iran Quietly Advances Missile Technology
When an explosion nearly razed Iran’s long-range missile research facility in 2011 — and killed the military scientist who ran it — many Western intelligence analysts viewed it as devastating to Tehran’s technological ambitions. Since [...]
U.K., Land of ‘Brexit,’ Quietly Outsources Some Surgeries to France
Given that the Brexit vote was largely won on highly emotive issues surrounding British sovereignty and a misleading promise by politicians that leaving the bloc would free up 350 million pounds, or about $ 490 million, a week to fund [...]
Berlin Journal: Germans Quietly Pass an Equinox of Unity, but the Walls Remain
Teachers, judges and civil servants were shipped in from western states to replace a generation of easterners who had come of age in Communism and were considered unfit, Mr. Krüger said. “Of course people were bitter about that,” [...]