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A Momentous Election in Brazil: What’s at Stake?

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Voters in Brazil, the world’s fourth-largest democracy, appear poised to elect a far-right populist as president in a runoff election on Sunday that could signal the biggest political shift in the country since [...]

AP Explains: What’s known about Saudi writer’s disappearance

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared almost two weeks ago while on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, sparking an international uproar involving the kingdom, Turkey and the United [...]

What’s next for Paul Manafort?

A verdict in Paul Manafort’s Virginia trial could come as early as this week, but it will hardly be the last word on his fate. A conviction would threaten to jail Manafort, 69, for the rest of his life. But he would have the [...]

What’s Missing from the Supreme Court

If Brett Kavanaugh’s swift, steady climb up the American legal ladder clears one more rung, the Supreme Court of the United States will have a majority of justices, five of them, who as young adults previously worked there in [...]
Facebook Wants To Let The Heritage Foundation Decide What’s News
One of these men is full of shit, and the other is a robot. Yesterday, Axios reported that Facebook was reaching out to some groups in an effort to keep the social media giant from hemorrhaging any more trust, by which we mean money. Worried [...]
News Analysis: After Trump Strikes Syria, Syrians Wonder ‘What’s Next?’
Seven years in, some now argue that the only realistic way to stop the war, prevent a jihadist resurgence and allow the country to move on is to acknowledge that Mr. Assad, with help from Iran and Russia, will remain in power and to effectively [...]
Here’s What’s in the Budget Bill Nobody’s Bothered to Read
President Donald Trump’s budget proposals have taken a hatchet to President Barack Obama’s top priorities. They’ve called for deep cuts in renewable energy, medical research and nonmilitary spending in general. They’ve eliminated TIGER, [...]
What’s the World’s Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for the Crown
And oil is not the only resource helping to drive Ghana’s economy. Cocoa is Ghana’s other natural bounty, and producers are piggybacking on the oil boom. Edmund Poku, the managing director of Niche Cocoa, said his processing factory [...]
As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold
As Mr. Trump hopped from city to city, Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, sought assurances from the United States Embassy in Delhi that it was not helping Mr. Trump. And ethics experts seemed unable to overstate the incongruity [...]
What’s Missing From the Gun Debate
In March 1999, President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno called a meeting of representatives of several federal agencies to discuss what to do about school violence levels, which were high but not increasing. I showed the group [...]