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Reparations Are Rare in America, but They Have Been Paid Before

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

With a renewed focus on reparations for slavery, what lessons can be drawn from payments to victims of other historical injustices in America?
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Nancy Pelosi Responds to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'Concentration Camps' Remark, Warns Democrats About 'Politically Charged' Atmosphere

11 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   4 articles

"They come to represent their districts and their point of view, and they take responsibility for the statements they make," Pelosi said about freshman Democrats.
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Lawmakers Wary of Facebook's Plan to Dominate Global Financial System

12 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Rep. Maxine Waters has some questions for Mark Zuckerberg-and so do Republicans.
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New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics

12 hours ago   |   ABC News

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in European Parliament
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House votes to block military transgender ban

13 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service.
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The Greens Are Germany's Leading Political Party. Wait, What?

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

As the country took climate change to heart, it was only a matter of time before its politics did too.
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As Trump Threatens Deportations, Immigrant Communities Brace for New Arrests

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

President Trump has pledged to deport “millions” in a new crackdown on illegal immigration, spreading new fears in immigrant communities.
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House Democrats Keep Peeling Off to Support Impeachment. Nancy Pelosi Isn't Worried

17 hours ago   |   Slate

They might be serious about holding the president accountable, but they're more serious about their own committee assignments and political fortunes.
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Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction' Ahead of His Visit to North Korea

19 hours ago   |   Time

SEOUL, South Korea - Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in an essay...
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Fred Karger, 1st openly gay presidential candidate, shares support for Pete Buttigieg

20 hours ago   |   ABC

You've heard of presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, but before the South Bend mayor, there was Southern California's Fred Karger.
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Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISIS Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

Terrifying photos show sharks just inches away from people standing in the water. Read more ...