As U.S. nears a deal with the Taliban, another major threat looms: ISIS

There are widespread concerns that Taliban defectors will join the more ruthless Islamic State if Taliban leaders in Afghanistan make a deal with U.S. officials.
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Trump critics eye GOP primary race, even if defeating him seems ‘preposterous’

Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford are leaning toward a presidential bid, while Jeff Flake is taking recruitment calls and John Kasich plans a visit to New Hampshire.

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland

The announcement suggests that, despite the president’s denials, the central purpose of his trip had been discussion of a U.S. purchase of the island.

Parkland students unveil sweeping gun-control proposal and hope for a youth voting surge in 2020

The March for Our Lives “Peace Plan” — announced in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio — calls for a gun registry, an assault weapons ban and mandatory buybacks.
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White House discussions have shifted from public denials that anything is wrong to a review process aimed at soliciting ideas to stimulate the economy.
Critics say that the president’s remarks, made in an exchange with reporters in the Oval Office, were promoting anti-Semitic stereotypes.
Animal advocacy groups praised the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' decision to phase out the use of "horrible, outdated" rods with metal hooks.
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David Bowie and the Beatles may have helped topple the Berlin Wall. Now South Korean and Western pop may be undermining the Pyongyang regime.
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In honor of the forthcoming “No Time to Die,” lambasted for how generic it sounds, we’ve ranked every title from worst to best. No, not the movies — the titles.
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Unearthing what motivated the U.S. to go to the moon

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