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Where the impeachment case stands as Democrats prepare to bring a barrage of new witnesses
The first witnesses to the House impeachment hearings offered a cogent, damaging portrait of President Trump's attempts to strong-arm Ukraine to investigate Democrats. Some of next week's witnesses may offer a rebuttal.
(Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:00:23 -0500)

U.N. commissioner warns that violence in Bolivia could 'spin out of control'
U.N. Rights Chief: Violence in Bolivia could 'spin out of control'
(Sat, 16 Nov 2019 21:37:54 -0500)

Iran protests over soaring gas prices turn violent
Thousands protest in Iranian cities for a second day after President Hassan Rouhani cuts gasoline subsidies. Clashes erupt in Tabriz and Sirjan, with at least one dead.
(Sat, 16 Nov 2019 19:18:56 -0500)

Bernie Sanders holds L.A. rally as part of his outreach to young Latinos
Bernie Sanders holds an L.A. rally as part of his strategy to mobilize Latinos, particularly younger voters, to help him win California's Democratic primary.
(Sat, 16 Nov 2019 19:23:44 -0500)

Werner Doehner, last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, dies at 90
Doehner was the only person left of the 62 passengers and crew members who survived the 1937 aviation accident.
(Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:08:42 -0500)

Newsletter: A 16-second burst of violence
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A 16-Second Burst of Violence A routine day.
(Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:00:00 -0500)

Far-right activist Ammon Bundy's rush to save an Idaho ranch ends without a standoff
Ammon Bundy, who led a 2106 standoff with the federal government at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, thought he'd found another cause to champion this week in Idaho.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:00:16 -0500)

'I feel like I got played.' Politics derails Armenian hopes for genocide recognition
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) blocked the resolution after meeting with President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:36:37 -0500)

Did Russia meddle in 2016 Brexit vote? In election season, dismay over delayed report
With Britain's general elections set for Dec. 12, government draws flak for withholding a report on alleged 2016 Russian interference.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:10:27 -0500)

Ukraine's young corruption fighters struggle against elites — and Donald Trump
President Trump portrays Ukraine as a netherworld infested by corruption, which he says justifies his interaction with President Volodymyr Zelensky. In fact, an entire generation of younger Ukrainians is fighting corruption; they speak English, aspire to Western values, reject their country's Soviet past, have turned away from Moscow – and now fear the U.S. that once offered support has turned away from them.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:50:05 -0500)

Bolivian interim leader says Evo Morales can't run in new vote and asks Mexico to muzzle him
Jeanine Añez, who claimed the interim presidency, says former President Evo Morales can't run in a new election, but his party can.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 18:30:18 -0500)

Newsletter: Building the case against Trump
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Building the Case Against Trump On Day 1 of the public impeachment inquiry hearings into President Trump, Democrats succeeded in more directly connecting Trump to alleged misconduct related to Ukraine while Republicans continued to cry foul.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:00:13 -0500)

When pregnant women who abuse opioids are treated like criminals, their babies suffer
State policies that treat pregnant women like criminals if they use illicit substances are linked with higher rates of babies being born with opioid withdrawal.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:00:09 -0500)

Deval Patrick enters Democratic presidential race
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick launches a late-entry bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The longtime Obama ally will offer centrists another alternative to Joe Biden. But he faces steep odds.
(Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:07:20 -0500)

Trump juggles statecraft and impeachment on a historic day
President Trump claimed not to watch the first public impeachment hearings on TV, hosting the president of Turkey while a House committee began presenting evidence of whether he should be impeached.
(Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:17:36 -0500)

Supreme Court may allow TV producer's racial bias suit against Comcast to move ahead
Justices sounded ready to send Byron Allen's suits back to Los Angeles to allow them to proceed in federal court -- but without weighing in who should win in the end.
(Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:15:42 -0500)

Erdogan's White House visit renews tensions over Turkey's aggression
The Turkish president's meeting with Trump in the Oval Office drew sharp bipartisan criticism from Congress and rallied protesters across Washington.
(Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:43:59 -0500)

Newsletter: Will these hearings be unimpeachable?
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Will These Hearings Be Unimpeachable?
(Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:00:14 -0500)

The impeachment show on MSNBC and Fox News: Preparing to prosecute, or defend, Trump
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump has widened a massive divide, nowhere more evident than on cable TV.
(Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:17:17 -0500)

College students flee Hong Kong as violence intensifies
Protesters cause major train service disruptions, block streets and hunker down for expected clashes with police at university campuses.
(Wed, 13 Nov 2019 05:55:22 -0500)

As Morales arrives in Mexico, Bolivian opposition senator declares herself interim president
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales lands in Mexico, which granted him political asylum. An opposition senator appoints herself Bolivia's interim leader, a move recognized by the U.S.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:09:55 -0500)

DACA in doubt as Supreme Court conservatives question its legality
Supreme Court conservative justices sounded ready to agree with the Trump administration's position that the Obama-era DACA program is illegal.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:13:05 -0500)

Latinos and transgender people see big increases in hate crimes, FBI reports
Hate crimes declined slightly in 2018, the FBI says in a new report. But crimes targeting people — as opposed to property — surged dramatically, as did crimes against Latinos and transgender people.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:22:44 -0500)

California has six of the nation's 1,680 high-hazard dams deemed in risky condition
There are at least 1,688 high hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition in 44 states and Puerto Rico, an Associated Press investigation has found. California is home to six.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:00:33 -0500)

Newsletter: Meet the 'Dreamers'
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Meet the 'Dreamers' Jirayut "New" Latthivongskorn graduated from UC Berkeley with honors, earned a master's degree from Harvard in public health and a doctor of medicine from UC San Francisco.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:00:11 -0500)

DACA timeline: The rise and resilience of the 'Dreamers' program
Key dates in the legal fight over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:00:14 -0500)

As Lebanon's unrest continues, fears grow for its currency
The Lebanese pound, long a symbol of stability after civil war, is faltering.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:00:03 -0500)

Israel's targeted killing of a Palestinian leader sends a chilling message to Hamas
Israel targeted two senior Islamic Jihad commanders, killing one and sparking the worst bout of fighting with Palestinian militants in recent months.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:45:54 -0500)

Noel Ignatiev, scholar who called for abolishing whiteness, dies at 78
Noel Ignatiev, a historian who wrote "How the Irish Became White" and co-edited the journal Race Traitor, dies at 78.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:51:00 -0500)

Newsletter: Fallout in the Marshall Islands
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Fallout in the Marshall Islands Between 1946 and 1958, the United States detonated 67 nuclear bombs on, in and above the Marshall Islands.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:00:12 -0500)

Heading into crucial British vote, a patrician prime minister takes up the populist Brexit banner
Brexit is the big question in Britain's upcoming election. To champion that cause, Prime Minister Boris Johnson plays to populism.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:00:13 -0500)

Ex-felons allowed to vote? Floridians said yes, but it may not be so simple
Ex-felons in Florida had their right to vote restored through Amendment 4. Within months, Florida's Legislature tried to limit the effect of the initiative.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:00:06 -0500)

Supreme Court case of Trump vs. 'Dreamers' may come down to Chief Justice Roberts
Dreamers' best hope for victory at the Supreme Court almost surely depends on Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:30:44 -0500)

Man set on fire after police shoot protester in Hong Kong
Neither protesters nor the government is showing any sign of compromise amid the violent standoff in Hong Kong.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:55:26 -0500)

Bolivian President Morales resigns after deadly protests
After calling for a new election earlier in the day, Evo Morales, South America's longest-serving leader, announced his resignation amid unrest.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 20:26:47 -0500)

15 months, 5 trips, a gut-wrenching sight: How we reported the Marshall Islands story
We started out planning to focus on the U.S. legacy of radiation in the Marshall Islands, then encountered firsthand the effects of climate change. Both issues are converging in the central Pacific.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 08:00:47 -0500)

He saw a Marshall Islands nuclear bomb test up close. It's haunted him since 1952
Alan Jones witnessed the first U.S. hydrogen bomb test in the Marshall Islands. He was shaken by the terror of the explosion and believes the radiation exposure may have plagued him for years.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 08:00:14 -0500)

Column: How often has Trump changed his story on Ukraine? Let us count the ways
President Trump has changed his story on Ukraine so many times in the impeachment probe that it's hard to keep up. Here's a score card.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 07:00:07 -0500)

For Spain, Franco's exhumation causes consternation
The disinterment and reburial of the remains of military dictator Francisco Franco has stirred up controversy among his supporters and residents.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 06:00:32 -0500)

The tiny plastic packages that are fueling Asia's waste crisis
Single-use sachets have helped low-income consumers but cannot be easily recycled, and are spilling into the oceans.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 06:00:31 -0500)

In the Deep South, a reenactment for the 21st century
Actors recreate the 1811 German Coast Uprising, a slave rebellion that took place in Louisiana. New York performance artist Dread Scott organized the event, captured on film.
(Sat, 9 Nov 2019 22:29:48 -0500)

Amazon's big spending to defeat socialist Seattle City Council member fails to deliver
Amazon dropped a "money bomb" on the Seattle City Council elections. It failed to oust Kshama Sawant, a socialist incumbent and one of the company's primary targets.
(Sat, 9 Nov 2019 21:43:10 -0500)

Pot or not? Hemp confusion grows, as seizure and arrest in New York show
New York police boast of seizing plants they say is marijuana, and a shop owner is arrested. But the grower and shop owner say the plants are hemp, not marijuana -- and perfectly legal.
(Sat, 9 Nov 2019 20:33:20 -0500)

Germany marks 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall, but post-Cold War gains are under threat
Tens of thousands of Germans converged at this once-divided city's iconic Brandenburg Gate to celebrate the fall 30 years ago of the Berlin Wall.
(Sat, 9 Nov 2019 16:08:04 -0500)

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg would face a steep climb in the 2020 presidential race
The former New York mayor and Trump critic will have a steep climb in the 2020 Democratic primary contest if he decides to run. He would bet on winning later and larger states.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 20:54:02 -0500)

Bogaletch Gebre, who fought to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia, dies in L.A.
Gebre helped end nearly all cases of female genital mutilation in areas where her organization worked.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 17:52:59 -0500)

Elizabeth Warren took down an Obama nominee from Wall Street. Was it for nothing?
In 2014, Sen. Elizabeth Warren demonstrated her ability to galvanize liberals. But as it turns out, the fight she won was mostly symbolic.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 09:32:21 -0500)

Newsletter: Girding for the impeachment battle
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Girding for the Impeachment Battle With public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump starting next week, both sides of the aisle are gearing up.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 08:00:12 -0500)

Opinion: The Berlin Wall fell and the U.S. learned the wrong lessons. It got us Donald Trump
Three decades into the post-Cold War era, we can assess what U.S. primacy has yielded. U.S. global leadership has been irrelevant or counterproductive.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 06:00:58 -0500)

Kim Kardashian enters China's influencer world — just in time for the country's shopping frenzy
Despite the trade war, American products — and celebrities — still have cachet in China. Just ask Kim Kardashian.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 06:00:14 -0500)

Another red line is crossed in Hong Kong as a 22-year-old protester dies after fall
The student who died had been in the hospital since Sunday, after falling from a multistory parking garage during a confrontation between protesters and police.
(Fri, 8 Nov 2019 20:25:29 -0500)

Democrats to build case for abuse of power against Trump next week
Democrats hope three State Department witnesses will help build the case that President Trump abused his power. But they haven't decided yet how expansive their impeachment articles will be.
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 18:53:19 -0500)

Mormons mourn their massacred relatives in Mexico: 'Our lives will never be the same'
Memorial services begin in Mexico for Mormon family members killed this week.
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 21:46:34 -0500)

Historic Armenian monuments were obliterated. Some call it 'cultural genocide'
For centuries the sacred khachkars of Djulfa stood tall along the banks of the River Aras — hulking and ornately carved 16th-century headstones, an army 10,000 strong, steadfastly guarding the world's largest medieval Armenian cemetery.
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 09:00:52 -0500)

1 in 4 Americans are uncertain about Trump impeachment, poll finds
As public hearings on impeachment near, many Americans haven't made up their minds, a USC/Los Angeles Times poll finds. They're generally younger, less partisan and paying less attention.
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 08:00:39 -0500)

Newsletter: Who's undecided on impeachment? 1 in 4
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Who's Undecided on Impeachment?
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 08:00:19 -0500)

GOP is already thinking about how to turn a Senate impeachment trial to Trump's advantage
Senate impeachment trial could keep 2020 candidates in Washington during lead-up to Iowa
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 07:00:56 -0500)

Buddhists fight violence against Muslims with flower power
A small but passionate group of interfaith activists has sought to bridge Myanmar's religious divisions, sometimes at personal risk.
(Thu, 7 Nov 2019 06:00:43 -0500)

Top Ukraine diplomat Bill Taylor threatened to quit over 'nightmare' Trump demand, transcript shows
Previously disclosed text messages show William B. Taylor Jr. navigating the interests of Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, outside the normal State Department processes.
(Wed, 6 Nov 2019 16:36:42 -0500)

For Mexico ambush victims, there was no safety in numbers
The Mexican government has suggested the attack on members of a Mormon community was a case of mistaken identity. The victims' relatives say the group was targeted.
(Wed, 6 Nov 2019 20:41:49 -0500)

Newsletter: That quid pro quo
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES That Quid Pro Quo Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union and a key defender of President Trump in the impeachment inquiry, has revised his statement to House impeachment investigators.
(Wed, 6 Nov 2019 08:00:32 -0500)

Massacre of U.S. citizens puts spotlight on Mormon community with deep roots in Mexico
The deadly attack Monday on U.S.-Mexican citizens in northern Mexico has brought renewed attention to the history of fundamentalist Mormon communities that settled in northern Mexico in the 19th century.
(Wed, 6 Nov 2019 07:00:27 -0500)

Even in discordant times, a poignant national symbol endures in Britain. It's small and red
Many Britons wear artificial red poppies at this time of year to commemorate war dead. But even a symbol of unity can be divisive.
(Wed, 6 Nov 2019 06:00:45 -0500)

Trump calls for 'war' on drug cartels after 9 Americans killed in Mexico
The victims, three women and six children, were members of a fundamentalist Mormon sect that has been based for decades in a remote stretch of Mexico southwest of El Paso.
(Tue, 5 Nov 2019 21:49:35 -0500)

They've managed the forest forever. It's why they're key to the climate change fight
Scientists and world leaders increasingly recognize the need to bolster indigenous rights not only on humanitarian grounds, but for the good of the global environment.
(Tue, 5 Nov 2019 09:00:30 -0500)

Newsletter: Going to the transcripts
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Going to the Transcripts House committees that have conducted the impeachment inquiry into President Trump behind closed doors for the last six weeks have released the first two transcripts of witness testimony, and more could be on the way today.
(Tue, 5 Nov 2019 08:00:43 -0500)

'Deep fake' videos could upend an election — but Silicon Valley may have a way to combat them
Technologists unveil the first significant effort to arm reporters and campaigns with software tools to combat the growing problem of "deep fake" videos. The effort faces formidable hurdles — both technical and political — and developers say there's no time to waste.
(Tue, 5 Nov 2019 06:00:24 -0500)

Trump says he wants to keep Syria's oil. Here's the problem
President Trump has ordered U.S. forces to secure oil fields in northeastern Syria and has said the United States will keep the oil. But there was never that much oil in Syria, and nearly a decade of civil war has badly damaged the country's capacity to exploit it.
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 18:43:58 -0500)

In Spain, thousands protest verdict in sex crime case
In Spain, thousands protest verdict in sex crime case
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 16:41:36 -0500)

Trump left the Paris Agreement, but cities, states and companies say they're still in. How much can they do?
How close can U.S. cities, states and companies get to meeting the country's abandoned climate goals without help from the federal government?
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 16:51:42 -0500)

In Berlin, quirky reminders linger from East-West divide
In Berlin, quirky reminders linger from East-West divide
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 16:04:07 -0500)

Newsletter: Amazon at your ... campsite?
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Amazon at Your ... Campsite?
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 08:00:34 -0500)

Who brought down the Berlin Wall? It might have been the Boss
East Germans recall how their hard-line government tried to keep out rock music, considered a 'weapon of NATO policy.' Then Bruce Springsteen played.
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 07:00:54 -0500)

Iran held these Americans hostage 40 years ago. Here's what they have to say about U.S.-Iran relations
Years later, some former hostages at U.S. Embassy in Tehran say America and Iran have more reason to be allies than enemies. Others are not so sure.
(Mon, 4 Nov 2019 06:00:03 -0500)

Days after breaking pelvis, former President Carter is back teaching Sunday school
Former President Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death Sunday less than two weeks after breaking his pelvis in a fall.
(Sun, 3 Nov 2019 22:15:13 -0500)

They were hostages in Iran for 444 days. Decades later, they're waiting for compensation
A 2015 bill set aside money to compensate Iran hostages, their spouses and children. But only a fraction of the money has come through.
(Sun, 3 Nov 2019 08:00:41 -0500)

Trump a Florida man? Not a done deal
Donald Trump a Florida man? Not so fast. Despite a stinging "good riddance" tweet from New York's governor, the president's home state may not let him go to Florida without a fight.
(Sat, 2 Nov 2019 19:02:14 -0400)

Washington tribe saves Snoqualmie Falls land, held sacred, from development
The Snoqualmie tribe is buying acreage around the majestic falls shown in the "Twin Peaks" TV series to prevent development on sacred land east of Seattle. The controversy has a lower profile than protests elsewhere, but the deal is a win for a Native American cause.
(Sat, 2 Nov 2019 19:01:20 -0400)

Scenes of turmoil: Kurds protest Turkey's incursion into Syria, lament U.S. withdrawal
Kurds protesting Ankara's expansion into Syria march through the streets of an ethnic-Kurdish border city.
(Sat, 2 Nov 2019 16:55:58 -0400)

Is it safe to travel to Hong Kong?
The chant of "What about the riots?" from people in Los Angeles fell on my deaf ears.
(Sat, 2 Nov 2019 12:00:01 -0400)

Beto O'Rourke ends his presidential run as hype fails to match reality
The former El Paso congressman never matched the performance that made him a star after near-miss 2018 Texas Senate bid
(Fri, 1 Nov 2019 22:04:50 -0400)

J.K. Rowling's powerful Brexit parting words: 'I really don't want to lose my homeland'
British writers who have drawn inspiration from the Continent mourn the end of an affair, as Britain looks to separate from the European Union.
(Fri, 1 Nov 2019 15:04:03 -0400)

Iraqis defy crackdown to hold biggest antigovernment protests yet
Tens of thousands of Iraqis mass in Baghdad, defying a crackdown that has killed scores of people since antigovernment protests erupted a month ago.
(Fri, 1 Nov 2019 14:38:12 -0400)

Elizabeth Warren outlines $20-trillion 'Medicare for all' plan at pivotal point in the campaign
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposes a $20-trillion 'Medicare for all' plan funded by hefty taxes on the rich and corporations.
(Fri, 1 Nov 2019 10:54:11 -0400)

Newsletter: The impeachment stage is set
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES The Impeachment Stage Is Set On a near party-line vote, and with not a single Republican in support, the House of Representatives has passed a resolution affirming the impeachment investigation into President Trump and clearing the way for public hearings.
(Fri, 1 Nov 2019 08:00:32 -0400)

There was an unspoken pact between narcos and civilians. It broke when 'El Chapo's' son was captured
Culiacan has long been a city of open secrets.
(Fri, 1 Nov 2019 07:00:36 -0400)

Final 'Or-derrrs': U.K. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow bows out
Final 'Or-derrrs': British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow bows out
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:57:46 -0400)

Belgium confronts ugly colonial past, but African museum changes don't please everyone
Controversy over Belgium's renovated Royal Museum for Central Africa is in some ways akin to the debate in the United States over Civil War memorials.
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:30:42 -0400)

The Trump-Netanyahu bromance appears over. What's that mean for the Middle East?
President Trump has cooled on his erstwhile best friend Benjamin Netanyahu, whose political fortunes are faltering. Israel's enemies will feel emboldened.
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:17:31 -0400)

Islamic State names new leader, threatens 'vengeance' against U.S.
Islamic State confirms the death of its leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi and names a successor, vowing "vengeance" for his death.
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:31:38 -0400)

Pete Buttigieg has a problem with black voters. He needs to fix it or he'll wind up back in South Bend
Buttigieg is struggling to connect with African American voters, who for the most part remain loyal to Joe Biden
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 08:00:53 -0400)

Indicted Ukrainian oligarch embraces Trump's theories as he fights extradition
Ukrainian oligarch Dmytri Firtash, who is charged in a federal bribery case in Chicago, has thrust himself into the center of the debate over President Trump's efforts to influence Ukraine.
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 08:00:36 -0400)

Newsletter: A new day of fire danger
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A New Day of Fire Danger In Los Angeles and Ventura counties, extremely critical fire weather with strong winds and low humidity is expected to continue today On Wednesday, brush fires broke out across Southern California, sending thousands of people fleeing, closing major freeways and threatening the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
(Thu, 31 Oct 2019 08:00:01 -0400)

With Homeland Security head departing, it's unclear who will be in charge
With DHS head departing, unclear who will be in charge
(Wed, 30 Oct 2019 17:44:22 -0400)

Hezbollah's road to power in Lebanon just got harder
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has resigned, a victory for anti-government protesters. But now they face a new challenge in Hezbollah.
(Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:52:00 -0400)

Newsletter: California's dangerous winds
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES California's Dangerous Winds After enduring weeks of destructive fires, widespread blackouts and extreme weather conditions, California is facing another test today: powerful winds that forecasters are describing as historic and potentially disastrous.
(Wed, 30 Oct 2019 08:00:43 -0400)

Why Californians are donating millions to Senate candidates in other states
Some candidates raised more money here than at home — a sign of California's donor community and the heightened importance of Senate control in the Trump era.
(Wed, 30 Oct 2019 08:00:06 -0400)

These 11 men in the Ukraine inquiry could shape Trump's fate
Zelensky, Lutsenko, Leshchenko, Zlochevsky ... the numerous names in Ukraine mentioned in the impeachment inquiry are hard to keep straight. We break each of them down to make it easier to understand who's who in Kyiv and beyond.
(Wed, 30 Oct 2019 07:00:19 -0400)

Traditional Chinese medicine doctors are secretly helping Hong Kong protesters
Traditional medicine is long-revered in Hong Kong, a bastion of Chinese cultural tradition even among residents who resent Chinese Communist Party rule.
(Wed, 30 Oct 2019 07:00:05 -0400)

Confederate statue, plantation, prison: Artists reclaim sites with 'Battlegrounds'
L.A. curator Nancy Baker Cahill and 24 New Orleans painters, sculptors, photographers and video artists revisit contested sites using augmented reality.
(Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:01:53 -0400)

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