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The Jan. 6 Committee Hearings Are Done. The Work to Defend Democracy Must Continue

The Jan. 6 Committee Hearings Are Done. The Work to Defend Democracy Must Continue

9 hours ago   |   News One

What America saw on Jan. 6, 2021, was not an aberration but a glimpse at what truly lies just beneath the surface of modern American politics - an angry and dangerous...
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Biden quietly met with a group of historians who warned him about threats to democracy and compared the current moment to the pre-Civil War era, report says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden speaks to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House on May 9, 2022. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden met with historians at the White...
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How to Take Down a Tyrant

How to Take Down a Tyrant

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Three steps for exerting maximum economic pressure on Putin.
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Italy's far-right Meloni on vote: I'm no danger to democracy

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

ROME - Italy's far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, who is leading in opinion polls ahead of Sept. 25 parliamentary elections, insists she won't be a danger to democracy if she...
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Michelle Goldberg: Kansas abortion referendum, a win for democracy and warning of more battles to come

3 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Kansas referendum demonstrated that democracy in America can still work - and why the forces of religious authoritarianism are so set on destroying it.
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White House unveils Africa strategy

White House unveils Africa strategy

4 days ago   |   RT

President Joe Biden is hoping to stand against Beijing with democracy, vaccines, and climate policy The White House on Monday published its new strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa...
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Lucas: Pelosi's Taiwan visit exposes Biden weakness with China

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

It is one thing for Republicans to accuse Joe Biden of being a compromised weakling on China It is another for Democrat Nancy Pelosi, of all people, to prove it. And that is...
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Orban Tells CPAC: 'We Must Take Back' US, EU Institutions

Orban Tells CPAC: 'We Must Take Back' US, EU Institutions

8 days ago   |   Newser

The prime minister of Hungary, an authoritarian ruler who has echoed Nazi rhetoric in trying to bring down liberal democracy, issued a call to like-minded Americans on Thursday...
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Democracy Fades in the Arab Spring's Success Story

Democracy Fades in the Arab Spring's Success Story

8 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Few restraints remain for Tunisian strongman Kais Saied after his constitutional referendum passed overwhelmingly and opposition parties boycotted the vote.
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Kremlin comments on risk of ‘global war' over Pelosi's Taiwan trip

Kremlin comments on risk of ‘global war' over Pelosi's Taiwan trip

9 days ago   |   RT

The US official's journey was a “clear provocation” but it is unlikely to result in a major armed conflict, Moscow believes The visit that US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid to...
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WATCH: Boy surprised with bike after father dies, deputies find out his was...

WATCH: Boy surprised with bike after father dies, deputies find out his was stolen

The two deputies then decided to work together and go in using their own money to buy Ernesto a brand new bike, called the "Monster Ripper." Read more ...

New restrictions begin in OTR; ban expected to be place through end of year

New restrictions begin in OTR; ban expected to be place through end of year

City leaders announced new temporary parking and sidewalk changes in Over-the Rhine starting Aug. 10. Read more ...

Former Maryland lacrosse star Jared Bernhardt makes game-winning TD catch...

In his first taste of the NFL, Jared Bernhardt had a moment to remember. The former Maryland lacrosse standout caught the game-winning touchdown pass for the Atlanta Falcons in... Read more ...

Child safety advocates vow to bring back California social media...

Child safety advocates vow to bring back California social media accountability bill

Sponsors of a bill that would have given prosecutors in California the power to sue social media companies for product designs that addict children are vowing to bring the... Read more ...

UC Davis plant research could save farmers billions of dollars while...

UC Davis plant research could save farmers billions of dollars while fighting climate change

Plant scientists at UC Davis are finding ways to grow rice with less nitrogen-based fertilizer. This type of fertilizer has doubled in cost in just the last year. Read more ...

4 men killed in separate shootings in Baltimore, police say

4 men killed in separate shootings in Baltimore, police say

Four men were killed in separate shootings across Balti Read more ...

Willie Cauley-Stein reportedly agrees to deal with Houston Rockets

It's going to be a challenge for Cauley-Stein to make the Rockets final roster. Read more ...

LAUSD superintendent, volunteers visit families to encourage better...

As a part of LAUSD's iAttend campaign, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho visited families whose children struggled with attendance last year. Read more ...

Long Beach health officials remind parents to check children's immunizations...

Long Beach health officials said during the pandemic, many parents didn't take their children to their regular checkups, and they're reminding them the importance of up-to-date... Read more ...

14 injured when car crashes into pub outside Washington, D.C

Four people sustained critical injuries when a vehicle careened into a pub outside Washington, D.C. on Friday evening, officials said. Read more ...