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World Bank Scales Back Project in China’s Xinjiang Region

WASHINGTON — The World Bank said on Monday that it would scale back development work in China’s Xinjiang region after speculation that a $50 million loan it granted in 2015 for an education project was being used to fund...

How the 2020 Democrats Plan to Help Veterans

The large field of Democrats running for president may have differing views on the best way to provide health care to the masses or exactly how to reform the immigration system. But when it comes to helping America’s veterans...

Bolton Rejects Legal Alliance With Mulvaney

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering feud within the White House broke into the open on Monday as a lawyer for John R. Bolton, President Trump’s former national security adviser, filed a motion trying to keep Mick Mulvaney, the president’s acting...

From Pariah to Powerhouse: Ralph Northam’s Unlikely Rebirth in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Nine months ago, Democrats at every stratum in Virginia called on Gov. Ralph Northam to resign over a racist photograph on his medical school yearbook page.Mr. Northam bumbled his response, admitting he was in the picture...

Veterans Day: Trump Returns to N.Y. for Parade, to Cheers and Boos

President Trump returned to his hometown on Monday to kick off the 100th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, his second visit to the city since he announced he was making Florida his primary home.Mr. Trump...

Peter King, Veteran New York Republican in House, Announces He Will Retire

WASHINGTON — Representative Peter T. King, the longest-serving Republican in New York’s congressional delegation, said on Monday that he would retire, joining a growing exodus of Republicans from Congress ahead of the 2020 elections. Mr. King, who is currently serving...

Is It a Crime to Encourage Unauthorized Immigration? The Supreme Court Will Decide

WASHINGTON — A 1986 federal law makes it a crime to “encourage” unauthorized immigrants to come to or stay in the United States. “The statute potentially criminalizes the simple words — spoken to a son, a wife, a parent,...

Andrew Yang’s Campaign Has a Lot of Money. Now What?

CONCORD, N.H. — Andrew Yang arrived for the first New Hampshire event of his presidential campaign in a Subaru with a dented fender. It was the spring of 2018, and he and three staff members had taken his car...

How the Trump Administration Eroded Its Own Legal Case on DACA

WASHINGTON — When Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared before news cameras at the Justice Department in early September 2017 to announce that President Trump was ending deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants, he knew the administration had left itself...

‘I Have Waited 68 Years to See This’: How Honor Flights Help Veterans Reflect

In 2004, shortly after the national World War II Memorial was completed, Earl Morse, a retired Air Force captain working at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Springfield, Ohio, realized that many of the veterans he knew would...

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Counting On stars Josiah and Lauren Duggar welcome a baby girl named Bella Milagro

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