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Trump Ally Roger Stone Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison

Trump loyalist and ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in federal prison, following an extraordinary move by Attorney General William Barr to back off his ...

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Senate Moves Toward Vote Restraining Trump on Iran

A bipartisan measure limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran is moving toward approval in the Senate.

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Smollett Case Revives Questions on Laquan McDonald, Justice

When a grand jury revived the criminal case against Jussie Smollett, the indictment for many people called to mind two nights on two different streets in the same big city.

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OPINION: Democrats, Leverage Our Blessings, Move Toward Unity and Activism

"Our duty is clear. We must endeavor to leverage the blessings we enjoy into the noblest of all pursuits: we must make a better world together. The Democratic Party is ...

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Trump Unleashes Fury at Impeachment Enemies at Prayer Event

President Donald Trump unleashed his fury against those who tried to remove him from office at a prayer breakfast Thursday, a day after his acquittal by the Senate in his ...

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OPINION: I Quit the Republican Party! I Will Now Work Against GOP, Trump

"The Republican Party is now under the complete control of our new national dictator, Donald J. Trump. In the most horrifying display of self-abasement ever seen in the proud history ...

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Trump Peace Plan Delights Israelis, Enrages Palestinians

President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East plan Tuesday, winning immediate praise from a beaming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but a swift rejection from the Palestinians, who called ...

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GOP Defends Trump as Bolton Book Adds Pressure for Witnesses

Pressure increased Monday on senators to call John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as defense lawyers brushed past extraordinary new allegations from Trump's former national ...

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Martin Luther King Holiday: Faith, Politics Mix This Holiday

The nation is marking the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with tributes Monday recalling his past struggles for racial equality, observing the federal holiday named for him ...

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Pro-gun Rally by Thousands in Virginia Ends Peacefully

Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.

State Campaigns 2018

With two competitive U.S. Senate races on the ballot and four House races, Mississippi hasn’t ...


Photos of the characters and places in R.L. Nave's story REBEL LAND: A Racial History ...