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Why the 'steady stream' of Ebola infections among health care workers is 'puzzling'

1:30 p.m.

Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz describes harrowing conditions after Texas border visit

12:57 p.m.

Presidential candidates express support for Puerto Rico protests

12:29 p.m.

Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins offer critiques of NASA during Apollo 11 anniversary event

11:59 a.m.

U.S. contemplates ending Iranian nuclear waiver as European nations condemn tanker seizure

10:46 a.m.

Bernie Sanders defends staffers' pay in light of complaints

10:17 a.m.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office investigating whether deputies violated work release rules while monitoring Jeffrey Epstein

8:14 a.m.

Michelle Obama speaks out in a seeming condemnation of Trump's racist tweets

July 19, 2019

Iran seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, and the U.K. says it can't reach the crew

July 19, 2019

John Delaney says his new RV proves he's not dropping out of the 2020 race

July 19, 2019

Two new Halloween movies are on the way, and Jamie Lee Curtis is set to return

July 19, 2019

Pete Buttigieg plays the didgeridoo

July 19, 2019

GOP pollster Frank Luntz warns America could be headed toward 'France in 1793'

July 19, 2019

Trump had a very awkward exchange with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Nadia Murad

July 19, 2019

Downright nightmarish Cats trailer stuns critics: 'My eyes are bleeding'

July 19, 2019

Trump is really mad that Thomas Friedman called him a racist

July 19, 2019

Microsoft earnings beat expectations on cloud computing growth

July 19, 2019

John Delaney's staff is reportedly urging him to drop out of the 2020 race

July 19, 2019
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Hitler and Antonescu.
The problem with calling Trump racist It might be accurate, but does it change anyone's mind?
President Trump.
The debt ceiling dance Serious crisis or business as usual? It's hard to tell at this point.
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Why Amazon should be worried about Instagram The social platform is poised to become an e-commerce giant
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Netflix's Taco Chronicles is deliciously predictable A food documentary that hits all the familiar beats, and that has an unavoidably political message
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What we knew all along Trump has always been a racist. Why are white men only just now getting the memo?
President Trump.
A moral imperative Why Americans must stand up to racism, no matter the electoral consequences
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The Democrats' absurd impeachment flop It's still silly season in the House of Representatives
Al Green.
The Republican primary's tipping point Mark Sanford gets the GOP one warm body closer to a real 2020 debate
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45 side dishes that pair perfectly with salmon They're quick but delicious
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Has the GOP lost all self-respect? Why Republicans are standing by the president — no matter the cost
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China's inequality problem Why the solution to lagging growth is more spending power for everyday Chinese people
A Chinese laborer.
The Trump apocalypse The original meaning of apocalypse is a moment of exposure. Seeing it can feel like the end of the world.
President Trump.
When the rebuke is part of the coverup How the occasional denunciation gives the GOP cover to enact Trump's agenda
President Trump.
Why the Fed is stuck How Congress has left the central bank between a rock and a hard place
Jerome Powell.
"'Barack and I' is more than a de facto campaign slogan — it might well be Biden's governing philosophy." 'Barack and I ...' Is Biden relying too much on Obama nostalgia?
Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
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Is Trump's new asylum rule doomed? Blocking asylum for Central American migrants is legally questionable for a whole host of reasons
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Patients wait outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma

Why the 'steady stream' of Ebola infections among health care workers is 'puzzling'

1:30 p.m.
Brian Schatz.

Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz describes harrowing conditions after Texas border visit

12:57 p.m.
Puerto Rico protests.

Presidential candidates express support for Puerto Rico protests

12:29 p.m.
Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, and Donald Trump.

Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins offer critiques of NASA during Apollo 11 anniversary event

11:59 a.m.
Arak heavy water production facility.

U.S. contemplates ending Iranian nuclear waiver as European nations condemn tanker seizure

10:46 a.m.
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders defends staffers' pay in light of complaints

10:17 a.m.
Police car.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office investigating whether deputies violated work release rules while monitoring Jeffrey Epstein

8:14 a.m.
Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama speaks out in a seeming condemnation of Trump's racist tweets

July 19, 2019
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018.

Iran seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, and the U.K. says it can't reach the crew

July 19, 2019
John Delaney.

John Delaney says his new RV proves he's not dropping out of the 2020 race

July 19, 2019
Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends.

Two new Halloween movies are on the way, and Jamie Lee Curtis is set to return

July 19, 2019
Pete Buttigieg.

Pete Buttigieg plays the didgeridoo

July 19, 2019
Keep America Great rally.

GOP pollster Frank Luntz warns America could be headed toward 'France in 1793'

July 19, 2019
Nadia Murad.

Trump had a very awkward exchange with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Nadia Murad

July 19, 2019
Cats.

Downright nightmarish Cats trailer stuns critics: 'My eyes are bleeding'

July 19, 2019
Thomas Friedman.

Trump is really mad that Thomas Friedman called him a racist

July 19, 2019
Microsoft London flagship store.

Microsoft earnings beat expectations on cloud computing growth

July 19, 2019
John Delaney

John Delaney's staff is reportedly urging him to drop out of the 2020 race

July 19, 2019
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