Japan and Europe counter Trump with colossal trade deal
Leaders from Japan and the European Union announced their agreement in principle on a trade deal that will cover nearly 30 percent of the global economy.
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A newly unearthed photo shows Amelia Earhart survived her final flight, investigators say
Earhart’s disappearance in 1937 has captivated the public for decades.
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The Daily 202: Principled conservatives show federalism is more than a talking point by rejecting voter data requests
Kris Kobach on defense as a growing bipartisan group refuses to help Trump panel.
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Hobby Lobby fined $3 million for artifacts smuggled from Iraq
Hobby Lobby describes itself as a Christian business. It gained fame in a 2014 Supreme Court case challenging contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
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What Rob Kardashian did to Blac Chyna could be ‘revenge porn,’ lawyers say, and illegal
The reality TV star posted nude images of his ex-fiancee to social media Wednesday morning and probably violated California law.
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The Plum Line •  Opinion
Trump’s latest spin on Russia just left him badly exposed — again
The president acknowledges Russia meddled in the election, but blames Obama for it.
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The Plum Line •  Opinion
A GOP stunt backfires, and accidentally reveals a truth Republicans want hidden
Pretty much every lie from Trump and Republicans about health care is designed to obscure one basic truth.
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Some Trump supporters thought NPR tweeted ‘propaganda.’ It was the Declaration of Independence.
Some Twitter users reacted angrily to the thread, accusing NPR of spamming them or pushing an agenda.
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Phone taps, power plays and sarcasm: What it’s like to negotiate with Vladimir Putin
The Russian leader is not ‘theatrical’ like Trump, but has his own set of tricks to bully and bluster his opponents.
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The Fix •  Analysis
Trump took a question from a reporter he considered hiring and used it to bash the media
Trump’s message to the world on Thursday was that the U.S. president’s idea of a free press is one based on favors.
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The GOP tried to troll Hillary Clinton. It backfired spectacularly.
The Latest: Senate Dems urge Trump to push Putin on meddling
Analysis | David Petraeus’s damning nonresponse on Trump’s fitness to serve
In Poland, Trump reaffirms commitment to NATO, chides Russia
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Trump’s voter data request poses an unnoticed danger
Trump’s election integrity panel should honor the administration’s own order on cybersecurity.
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How to avoid the War of Trump’s Mouth
My school would have expelled me for who I am. Why should it get federal money?
To win the working class, Democrats need to start talking straight
I’m a climate scientist. And I’m not letting trickle-down ignorance win.
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Kirk Cousins could make a difference for all NFL players, if he’s willing to
Most big NFL deals are window dressing. Redskins quarterback can get more, guaranteed.
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Will Doug Williams have the power to shape the Redskins? ‘I’ve never been a yes guy.’
Perspective | It’s ‘like we’re lepers or something’: Disabled list makes baseball players ‘feel dead’
Peter Sagan appeals his disqualification from Tour de France
Analysis | The best of what’s left of the NBA free agents
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Scientists are about to change what a kilogram is. That’s massive.
How a criminal mastermind could “set the whole world’s system of mass into disarray.”
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Tupac told Madonna he broke up with her because of race, newly surfaced letter reveals
Why almost every state is partially or fully rebuffing Trump’s election commission
Dog racing ‘has a drug problem’ as 12 Florida greyhounds test positive for cocaine
The Latest: Police: Children stabbed to death were under 10
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Government supporters attack Venezuelan congress, injure opposition lawmakers
Charlie Gard not allowed to receive Vatican’s care, hospital spokesman says
U.S. prepared to hold joint operations with Russia in Syria, Tillerson says
To escape sexual violence at home, female migrants must risk sexual violence on the way to Europe
China demands India leave Himalayan plateau in rising spat
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At G-20 summit, it looks more and more like Trump against the world
A trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware is about to break off Antarctica
Amish farmers square off against Big Organic in milk battle
Analysis | White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump
You can now snort chocolate — but should you?
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Volvo says it will abandon traditional engines by 2019
How video games helped give us the self-driving car
Trump visit spotlights Three Seas plan for more energy ties
Volvo goes electric, ditches cars powered solely by gas
Tesla’s stock shaping up to possibly have worst week of year