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In pictures: Democrats debate in Iowa

CNN - Wed, 2020-01-15 01:00
It's the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses next month, and the leading candidates are getting a chance to speak directly to those who will be casting a vote.

Nigeria Is Haunted by Its Civil War

NY Times - Wed, 2020-01-15 01:00
The conflict’s legacy continues to hold the country captive, half a century later.

Democrats clash over positions on war and peace — and gender in politics

Washington Post - Wed, 2020-01-15 01:00
Iowa’s Democratic presidential debate was the last such gathering before voting begins on Feb. 3.

Warren tackles the uncomfortable question

CNN - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:56
Six of the Democratic presidential candidates will meet for a debate here Tuesday night at a time of escalating tension between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the leading two progressive candidates who had tried until now to avoid attacking one another.

Democrats fight for their shot at President Trump

CNN - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:45
Biden | Buttigieg | Klobuchar | Sanders | Steyer | Warren

Astros Fire Two, but That Won’t Clean Out Baseball’s Den of Thieves

NY Times - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:43
One takeaway from the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal is the cheating is ignored until the moment it isn’t.

L.S.U. Won a Championship. Its Next Challenge Has Already Started.

NY Times - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:42
College football’s national champions have found consecutive titles difficult to attain. Now, it’s L.S.U.’s turn to try.

Trump’s Impeachment Trial a Perilous Duty for Chief Justice

NY Times - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:35
Chief Justice John Roberts’s role at an impeachment trial may be mostly ceremonial, but signs of partisanship could damage the Supreme Court.

The clash between Warren and Sanders has been a story waiting to happen

Washington Post - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:26
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren avoided open conflict in Tuesday’s debate, but they remain on a collision course.

Analysis: What Trump really gets from his China deal

CNN - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:19
The master of the art of the deal finally has a win to celebrate.

Michael Flynn Moves to Withdraw Guilty Plea in About-Face After Extensive Cooperation

NY Times - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:17
Once cited by the special counsel team as an exemplary cooperating witness, Mr. Flynn had grown increasingly combative in recent months.

Iraq War haunts the 2020 vote

CNN - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:04

Trump, Like Obama, Seeks Change in Iran. But He Differs in How to Do It.

NY Times - Wed, 2020-01-15 00:03
Rejecting his predecessor’s hopes of moderating Iran’s theocratic government, Mr. Trump sees it choking under “maximum pressure.”
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