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Sinema party switch highlights 2024 obstacles for Democrats

The challenges facing the Democratic Party heading into the next campaign have come into sharp relief just a few days after the party celebrated victory in the final Senate contest of the 2022 midterms Read More


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Rural voters 'in the trenches' on climate, leery of Biden

The impacts of climate change hit communities across the country, yet voters in rural areas are the least likely to feel Washington is in their corner on the issue More »


Messi, Argentina advance to semifinals at World Cup

Lionel Messi’s quest to win the World Cup moves into the semifinals after Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 in a penalty shootout More »


Griner swap reveals dilemma US faces in freeing detainees

Over the last year, to free Americans held abroad, the U.S. has swapped a Taliban drug lord, a Russian pilot imprisoned for a scheme to distribute cocaine, and a Russian arms dealer More »


Putin says more US-Russian prisoner exchanges are possible

Russian President Vladimir Putin says more U.S.-Russian prisoner exchanges are possible More »


Warnings on gay club shooter stir questions about old case

A California woman who warned a judge last year about the danger posed by the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooter says the deaths could have been prevented if earlier charges against the suspect weren’t dismissed More »


Kentucky remembers tornado victims as rebuilding continues

Chris Bullock has a lot to be grateful for as she decorates her new home for Christmas More »


Peru's ex-president faced bigotry for impoverished past

Peru’s poor, mainly peasants and Indigenous people, had hoped that Pedro Castillo’s victory last year in a runoff presidential election would redress their plight or at least end their invisibility More »


Hong Kong jails pro-democracy media tycoon over fraud

A Hong Kong court has sentenced pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai to five years and nine months in prison and fined him $257,000 over two fraud charges linked to lease violations More »


Soccer writer Grant Wahl dies at World Cup match in Qatar

Grant Wahl, one of the most well-known soccer writers in the United States, died early Saturday while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands More »


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