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‘The Taliban Made Me Fight’: What to Do With Child Recruits After They Serve Time?

Mr. Karzai called them “innocent children incited by the enemies of Afghanistan.” One of them, Nasibullah, who was said to be 10 at the time, although he looked much younger, was rearrested less than a year later. The National Directorate [...]

‘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 [...]

Donald Trump rebuffs Dems’ border security plan: ‘They don’t come in through checkpoints’

President Trump on Wednesday waved off Democrats’ claims of support for more security measures at border ports of entry, saying illegal immigrants and criminals mostly enter through long stretches of wilderness on the U.S.-Mexico border. “They [...]

Migrants in Tijuana Know Trump Doesn’t Want Them. They Aren’t Giving Up.

TIJUANA — Life in Tijuana’s largest migrant shelter has begun to take on the familiar rhythms and sounds of a Central American neighborhood: Early in the morning, adults rise and get ready to go to work. Children dress for school. [...]

U.S. Will Send Migrants Back to Mexico as They Wait on Asylum Claims

CANCÚN, Mexico — The Trump administration announced a new migration policy Thursday that will require asylum seekers who cross the Mexican border illegally to return to Mexico while their cases are decided. The United States has [...]

When they go low, Beto can too

Democrats predict Beto O’Rourke won’t be likely to criticize rivals in an open primary — but his 2012 campaign for Congress demonstrated he has the stomach to do it. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 2020 Election O’Rourke’s [...]

Saudis Want a U.S. Nuclear Deal. Can They Be Trusted Not to Build a Bomb?

That insistence is what set off the Iranian nuclear crisis. Over the years, several nations have demonstrated that it is possible to turn ostensibly civilian programs into sources of bomb fuel, and thus atomic warheads and military power. [...]

Doctor discusses gun safety, dangers that they can pose

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Deborah Greenhouse wants you to know what her lane is. The Columbia pediatrician is one of several doctors joining a social media storm over guns and doctors, sparking a fight between the physicians and the National [...]

Analysis: Dems whiffed in 2016, so what if they fail again?

WASHINGTON (AP) – For Democrats, the midterm elections have been a beacon in the dark, a chance to re-emerge from the political wilderness and repudiate a president they view as a dangerous force. But on the cusp of Tuesday’s vote, [...]

Democrats Say Republicans Are Stealing the Midterms. Are They Right?

*/ ]]> COLUMBUS, Ga.—Ed Harbison remembers Jim Crow. The segregated schools, the no-go theaters, the colored-only water fountains. The white supremacist siege of the First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, where Martin Luther King, [...]