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Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters bear down on legislature

The government has refused to scrap the measure even after an enormous protest over the weekend.

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Falling coffee prices drive Guatemalan migration to the United States

Cultivating coffee was once a way out of poverty. As prices fall, growers are abandoning their farms for the United States.

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Sarah Sanders Watch: ‘Mouthpiece for fascism’?

Sanders heats up her talking points with sympathetic Fox News interviewers, only to repeat them in gaggles with White House reporters.

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Is it any wonder Washington is broken? The friendship tree died.

It’s the perfect metaphor for the state of American politics.

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Sorry, Hugh Culverhouse. Law school class sizes aren’t your call.

He wanted a bigger law school, but there has been a steep decline in demand for lawyers.

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In farm children, I see virtues that one sees too rarely these days

We could all learn lessons down on the farm.

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The U.S. still hasn’t done nearly enough to stop election interference

It is a dereliction of duty for Congress and the administration to delay action on preventing hacking.

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No charges for personal drug possession: Seattle’s gamble to bring ‘peace’ after the war on drugs

The city hopes it can beat addiction by treating it as a public health crisis rather than a crime.

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Trump’s arms deals benefiting Saudis face their first test in Congress

Procedural hurdles, as well as veto threats, could complicate bipartisan efforts to block 22 deals that total more than $8 billion.

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C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So are fancy parties to watch them.

In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surgery. 

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Dominican Republic struggles with image amid U.S. tourist deaths, shooting of beloved ballplayer

Cancellations are up, hotel officials say, and the government has launched a public relations campaign.