In Colombia, Far-Right and Hard-Left Candidates Will Vie for Presidency
A conservative and a former leftist rebel came out ahead in the first-round presidential vote Sunday, setting the stage for a divisive final election.
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Italy's Populists Angered as President Foils Their Bid to Form a Coalition Government
Italy's president on Sunday vetoed a euro-skeptic choice for economy minister, foiling a bid by populists to form Italy's next government and increasing the prospects of a...
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Pierce County prosecutor's disciplinary hearing set for after election
Mark Lindquist's hearing before the Washington State Bar Association won't take place until Dec. 12, five weeks after the Nov. 6 general election. Lindquist is seeking a third...
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In the Mood to Watch a Doddering Lunatic Ruin a Country, Except This Time It's Just Pretend? Check Out the Trailer to Anthony Hopkins' King Lear!
The BBC released a trailer for their upcoming modern-dress production of King Lear starring Anthony Hopkins, and it looks like the play, despite being 412 years old, may have...
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Republicans turn on each other in California US House fight
Twenty-three years ago, Scott Baugh was a little-known Southern California lawyer whose conservative politics and youthful brio impressed Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher...
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She may bring cookies, but California clean-air regulator is powerful and blunt
As head of the California Air Resources Board, 73-year-old Mary Nichols is arguably the state's most powerful weapon in its war with President Donald Trump over the its plan to...
2 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Cultural changes come to the speaker circuit
The public's appetite for political tell-all books is as strong as ever, but when it comes to the speaker circuit, some political players are having a hard time getting booked.
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The Wounds Veterans Alone Can't Heal
Many people are looking to veteran candidates to close our political divide. Isn't it time for all citizens to join in that effort?
2 hours ago - NY Times
Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Are Running a Smart, Populist Campaign
The divide between the party's left and its center is a lot smaller than it looks.
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Weasel of Oz
Trump has an unmatched ability to retain power by deceiving the populace.
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The headlines of News BreaK
Flash flooding reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaks much of state
News outlets showed photos and video of brown water rushing down Main Street in Ellicott City, just outside Baltimore.
Video shows life-threatening flooding near Baltimore
Maryland emergency management officials urged people to avoid downtown Ellicott City, an area outside Baltimore.
Danica Patrick crashes out of final race at Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS - Danica Patrick's racing career ended with a wreck in Turn 2 at the track that made her famous. Patrick had been running near the middle of the pack in the...
US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials
Trump told reporters Saturday that there was "a lot of goodwill," that the original plan was still being considered and that "that hasn't changed."
Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US
Over 37,000 American flags grace the Boston Common as part of an annual Memorial Day tradition to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice
'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office
Disney estimated Sunday that "Solo" will gross $101 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend.
Heavy rain flooding Ellicott City, parts of Baltimore area
Heavy rain is flooding parts of the Baltimore area, including Ellicott City, which was heavily flooded two years ago.
Authorities: Flash flood surges through Maryland community
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - Roaring flash floods struck a Maryland city Sunday that had been wracked by similar devastation two years ago, its main street turned into a raging river...
Police: Decomposing body found under bridge identified as missing 5-year-old...
Police say a small, decomposing body found in central Kansas has been identified as that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, who has been missing since February.
Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown
President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he'll never sign another trillion-dollar-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March