Posts Tagged 'news'

Germany’s AfD Party Finds A New Stronghold In Bavaria, And It’s Costing Angela Merkel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s political allies in the wealthy alpine state of Bavaria risk losing ground to the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD, party in upcoming regional elections.

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The Russia Investigations: Unanswered Questions In The Eye Of The Storm

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Special counsel Robert Mueller leaves after a closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 21, 2017, at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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A Super Girl Scout Makes Movies To Make Life Better For Vulnerable Girls

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Sakshi Satpathy at the U.N.’s headquarters in March. On Thursday, she received an award from the Girl Scouts of America at the U.N. for her work to fight child marriage and human trafficking.

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Following Crash, All F-35s Temporarily Grounded For Inspections

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An F-35 jet arrives at its new operational base at Hill Air Force Base, in northern Utah, in 2015. The aircraft have been temporarily grounded for inspections after one crashed in South Carolina last month.

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A ‘Voice For The Voiceless’: Sainthood For El Salvador’s Archbishop Óscar Romero

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Archbishop Óscar Romero stands outside the chapel of the Hospital de la Divina Providencia in San Salvador on Nov. 20, 1979.

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To Deter Foreign Hackers, Some States May Also Be Deterring Voters

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Election officials across the country have worked hard to prioritize security ahead of November’s midterms, but some strategies could have the unintended effect of sometimes making voting harder.

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‘Dancing Queen’: Alyssa Edwards Doesn’t Let Dance Moms Drag Her Down

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A big bird and her chicks: Alyssa Edwards teaches dance in Mesquite, Texas, in the reality series Dancing Queen.

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‘First Man’ Considers Glory, Grief And A Famous Walk On The Moon

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Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong in First Man.

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In A Drying Climate, Colorado’s Water Cop Patrols For Water Thieves

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Dave Huhn is known locally as “the water cop.” He is the deputy sheriff in Colorado’s Montezuma County and is tasked with enforcing complicated and confusing water statutes.

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Democrats Enter Campaign’s Final Stretch Flush With Cash

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Democratic U.S. House candidate Andrew Janz raised more than $4 million in three months as part of his effort to unseat U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.), part of a wave of record-breaking fundraising hauls by Democratic candidates.

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With Kavanaugh Confirmed, Both Sides Of Abortion Debate Gear Up For Battle

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Abortion opponents see the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court as an opportunity to push for further abortion restrictions. Abortion supporters are preparing for a fight.

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Talking With Boys About Sexual Assault And Consent

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Cody Greenes (center), 35, group leader with the Jewish organization Moving Traditions, leads six high school freshman boys in a discussion about sexual assault and consent.

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