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Did FBI try to take down Trump? Three questions about DOJ’s report
President Trump has alleged that the FBI’s investigation into his campaign was political. The 434-page report provides answers – and suggests reforms.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:52:00 -0500)

FOIA reveals how US government misled public on Afghanistan war
A government report, obtained by The Washington Post via the Freedom of Information Act, quotes officials on how the conflict was misrepresented.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:00:04 -0500)

Democrats announce two articles of impeachment against Trump
A vote is expected within days on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, two articles unveiled by House Democrats Tuesday.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:58:32 -0500)

Scripps reforms National Spelling Bee rules, reducing wild cards
The 2020 bee will have fewer participants after this year's competition ended in an unprecedented eight-person tie.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:39:58 -0500)

Designing life: How college courses in coping are booming
Students flock to happiness classes to help them reflect on the big picture. Are helicopter parents or warp speed change to blame for their stress?
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:52:00 -0500)

Impeachment and the history of political combat
Partisanship runs through the history of U.S. impeachment proceedings – not just President Trump’s. Here’s a look at why.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:29:55 -0500)

Former Fed chair Volcker remembered for 'Great Moderation'
Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, who died Dec. 8, ushered in a recession during the 1980s in order to save Americans from runaway inflation.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:29:38 -0500)

Wedding sites reconsider promoting former plantations as venues
Advocacy efforts have pushed websites like Pinterest and The Knot to review content that romanticizes former slave plantations and their histories.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:18:14 -0500)

After Russian trolls target black Americans, one city fights back
Black activists point to a long history of people interfering with African Americans’ right to vote. In 2016, that meddling came from overseas.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:24:00 -0500)

Panel calls for removal of outdated racist laws in Virginia
Although they haven't been enforced for decades, state segregation laws still exist. Governor Northam is leading a charge to remove them for good.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:09:05 -0500)

Is chastity old-fashioned? An NFL veteran’s take on Seventh Commandment.
Vai Sikahema, now a Philly TV anchor, has seen benefits to observing chastity and fidelity. Part of a series on the Decalogue in modern life.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:00:00 -0500)

Where suburban women might matter more than the president
Gov. Kemp snubbed President Trump’s Senate pick in favor of a businesswoman, showing the GOP needs to win back suburban voters, particularly women.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:44:37 -0500)

Pelosi authorizes drafting impeachment articles against Trump
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's announcement comes a day after three Congressional witnesses said the president committed impeachable offenses.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:29:50 -0500)

What call logs may mean for impeachment: Three questions
Embedded in the House impeachment report are call logs – records that shed light on connections between people and on the chronology of events.
(Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:22:10 -0500)

Harris's lack of 'authenticity' hurt. But what makes a politician genuine?
Successful candidates are often skilled at coming across as ‘real’ to voters. It’s about conveying a lack of fear. Kamala Harris didn't pass the test.
(Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:11:00 -0500)

Kamala Harris shutters campaign. Does she have a shot at VP?
Amid uncertainty and contentious politics, voters crave clarity about a candidate’s values and policy ideals. When those aren’t fully articulated, doubts creep in.
(Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:49:00 -0500)

Appeals court sides with Congress in Trump bank records suit
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(Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:52:46 -0500)

Jamba Juice to Supreme Court: Electoral College voter and his conscience
Should Electoral College members be free to vote their conscience? The U.S. Supreme Court might soon consider that question.
(Tue, 03 Dec 2019 16:58:00 -0500)

‘What does this actually change?’ Our reporters catch you up on impeachment.
We asked readers to send in questions about impeachment. Elliot Kim from Fullerton, California, hit on something that’s top of mind for many: “What does this actually change?”
(Mon, 02 Dec 2019 16:54:38 -0500)

Sight unseen: This teacher brings science to life for blind students
Carla Curran is working to ensure that visually impaired people have an opportunity to make contributions in science.
(Mon, 02 Dec 2019 16:04:03 -0500)

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