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Prosecutors are increasingly reframing overdose deaths as murder. Read more

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“Nicaragua isn’t like Cuba. It’s not like Venezuela. People here aren’t scared. If he does something the people don’t like, they’ll take him out.” Read more


Undoing the harm that Donald Trump has done will require continual struggle, involving much more profound commitments than just making it to the polls. Read more


In “An Uncivil War,” Greg Sargent looks at the threats to democracy in the era of Trump. Read more


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The war is over, but its legacy remains—and human rights advocates are being targeted. Read more


New books chronicle the insurgency of Black resistance. Read more


The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left. Read more


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The current administration's “America First” policy is a directive for the U.S. to meddle in the destiny of Central and South America. Read more


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The American president offers hope to growing far right forces overseas. Read more


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The midterms are a battle for the soul of both parties. Read more

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Blue wavers may find it harder to cast a ballot this fall, due to a counter-wave of policies meant to suppress the Democratic-leaning votes of the poor, the young, and minorities. Read more


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How legalization is driving small pot farmers out of business. Read more


New communications cards are available to help police officers and deaf individuals communicate. Read more


In a heavily Republican area many of the same white, rural voters who helped elect Donald Trump are passionately devoted to their Mexican employees. Read more