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From Screen to Scorn: For Jussie Smollett, a Life of Arts and Activism Is Upended

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:51 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

Given the actor’s long history in show business and political causes, it is all the more baffling to friends that he would risk so …

‘It Has Stuck With Me 35 Years’: 11 Childhood Memories of Blackface and Other Racist Incidents

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:39 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

Readers reveal racist behavior they committed or witnessed as children and reflect on how it affects them …

Health Care and Insurance Industries Mobilize to Kill ‘Medicare for All’

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:35 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

Doctors, hospitals, drug companies and insurers have a simple message: The Affordable Care Act works reasonably well and should be improved, not …

Moldovans vote on Sunday. Here’s the man to watch.

Feb 23, 2019 • 9:59 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

How Vlad Plahotniuc positioned his party as kingmaker for both sides: pro-Russia and …

The Political Playbook of a Bankrupt California Utility

Feb 23, 2019 • 9:59 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

Despite evidence that PG&E was responsible for repeated safety violations and involved in deadly wildfires, lawmakers have continued to benefit from …

Bill could use oil and gas funds to protect endangered species

Feb 23, 2019 • 9:30 AM ET Politics USA TODAY  

A bill to protect endangered species is bringing together an unlikely alliance of backers, from the oil industry to environmentalists.               …

Lawmaker proposes study of NY splitting into 2 states

Feb 23, 2019 • 8:37 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In New York state government news, the topic of splitting the state into separate upstate and downstate entities has popped up …

‘I know what I’m doing’: Sen. Feinstein argues with kids on climate bill

Feb 23, 2019 • 8:19 AM ET Politics USA TODAY  

A group of children with the Sunrise Movement, a climate advocacy group, went into Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office to sway her vote on the Green …

US Latinas rally around 'Roma' actress Yalitza Aparicio

Feb 23, 2019 • 7:52 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women …

Even if Mueller’s probe concludes soon, things are far from over

Feb 23, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The Mueller report is anticipated in the coming weeks, but experts predict this is just the beginning of criminal …

The Downfall of Jussie Smollett

Feb 23, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

Race/Related is a weekly newsletter focused on race and identity, with provocative stories from around The New York …

India police arrest Kashmir activists amid rising tensions

Feb 23, 2019 • 6:36 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Police have arrested at least 200 activists seeking the end of Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, officials said Saturday, …

The top 15 Democratic presidential candidates of 2020, ranked

Feb 23, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Our quarterly ranking — now with more actual …

In N.C., a surprise: In the end, everyone agreed it was election fraud

Feb 23, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Republicans and Democrats agreed that something went right compared with how partisan conflict often plays out in the country’s hyper-polarized …

Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authorities

Feb 22, 2019 • 11:22 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President …

Old Yearbook Photo Shows Tennessee Governor Dressed as Confederate Soldier

Feb 22, 2019 • 11:03 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Bill Lee said this week that he regretted attending “Old South” parties in …

Elizabeth Warren opens door to reparations for Native Americans

Feb 22, 2019 • 10:43 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The Massachusetts senator is among four Democratic presidential hopefuls supporting reparations for African …

Alaska senator says she's likely to back Trump disapproval

Feb 22, 2019 • 9:47 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she is likely to support a resolution of disapproval over President Donald Trump's declaration of …

'I know what I'm doing.': Video shows Sen. Dianne Feinstein arguing with kids on climate bill

Feb 22, 2019 • 9:03 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

The children were with the Sunrise Movement, a climate advocacy organization, and asked Senator Feinstein to support the Green New Deal.             …

Republican Cries Against Voter Fraud Go Mostly Quiet After Scheme Tied to Party

Feb 22, 2019 • 7:44 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Republicans have loudly railed against the threat of voter fraud. But when a hard-fought congressional election in North Carolina was overturned, the …