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Coal companies join with Rick Perry to derail Trump nominee

Energy Secretary Rick Perry and major coal companies pushed against President Donald Trump’s nomination of David Hill for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Energy David Hill, a former Energy [...]

Can Ethiopia’s Long Love Affair With Boeing Survive the 737 Max Crash?

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — When Noelle Jalal was a child, her uncle used to take her to the international airport in Addis Ababa to watch the giant Ethiopian Airlines Boeings come and go. For years, the airport in Ethiopia’s capital [...]

The New Zealand attack and race, with British journalist Sunny Hundal

British journalist Sunny Hundal joins me on today’s UnPresidented podcast to talk about the horrific terrorist attacks against two mosques in New Zealand, and the overall issue of race and the worldwide rise of white extremism. Sunny and [...]

Trial delayed for Louisiana mayor charged with malfeasance

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) – A Louisiana judge delayed the trial of a former Opelousas mayor indicted on charges of malfeasance, theft of public funds, public records tampering and forgery. The Daily Advertiser reports former Mayor Reggie Tatum’s [...]

Why We’re So Obsessed With How Politicians Eat

Sara Dickerman is a food and culture writer in Seattle, WA. She is the author of Bon Appétit: The Food Lover’s Cleanse and is at work on a new cookbook about leftovers. */ ]]> There were many stories from former staffers of Amy Klobuchar [...]

In Ethiopia, a Day of Mourning With Empty Coffins for Plane Crash Victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, echoed with the wailing screams of the bereaved Sunday morning. Mourners dressed in black had streamed into the vast churchyard, waving pictures [...]

Australian premier sides with egger against egged senator

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s prime minister on Sunday suggested an anti-Muslim senator should be charged after he slapped a teen who cracked a raw egg over the legislator’s head. Sen. Fraser Anning has been widely condemned [...]

Senegal Dispatch: In Forlorn Park, Lion Cubs Play in Traffic and Elephant Dung Is Met With Delight

NIOKOLO RANGER OUTPOST, Senegal — The nighttime horizon glowed red from fires started by poachers. In the distance loomed a hillside that illegal gold miners were blasting with explosives. And in the middle of a busy highway, a park [...]

Trump answers rebuke of border plan with a veto

WASHINGTON (AP) – Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled [...]

North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea threatened on Friday to suspend negotiations with the Trump administration over the North’s nuclear arms program and said its leader, Kim Jong-un, would soon decide whether to resume nuclear and missile tests. Addressing [...]