Ridgecrest, Calif: Shaken

Two massive earthquakes rocked Southern California last week, damaging roads and sparking fires but miraculously failing to cause any serious injuries. A magnitude-6.4…

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Washington, D.C: Barr’s damage control

Attorney General William Barr assailed Congress’ planned questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller, saying lawmakers want to create a “public spectacle” with the…

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Grand Rapids, Mich: GOP defection

Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress to call for President Trump’s impeachment, left the GOP this week, after saying “modern politics…

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San Francisco: Candidate 24

After deciding against a run in January, billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer reversed course this week and announced he would seek the…

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Italy’s Donald Trump

The far-right leader of the antiimmigrant League party isn’t Italy’s prime minister, but he is nonetheless the country’s most powerful politician. He entered…

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Trump’s very normal White House

Despite his “taste for nonstop controversy and rhetorical brinkmanship,” President Trump is actually running a surprisingly cautious administration, said Rich Lowry. Trump’s “constant…

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Acosta under fire over Epstein deal

Democrats are calling on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over a 2008 plea deal he struck as federal prosecutor with billionaire financier…

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