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White House urges quick Senate acquittal of Trump

In the first detailed glimpse of its defense strategy, the White House argued in a legal brief that the two articles of impeachment against President Trump are “structurally deficient” and that Trump “did absolutely nothing wrong.”

Lev Parnas’s feverish text messages show wide reach among Ukraine’s oligarchs

The Florida businessman, whose family moved to the United States from the Soviet Union when he was a child, has said he was part of a multi-pronged effort to help President Trump’s reelection campaign.
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Campaign 2020

Democratic convention officials aim to make their exclusive event ‘intentionally inclusive’

Organizers are hopeful the convention will improve the party’s relationship with Wisconsin voters after President Trump's upset in the 2016 election.
Chinese residents wear masks in Wuhan, China, near a closed market that has been linked to cases of a new strain of pneumonia. (EPA-EFE)
Chinese residents wear masks in Wuhan, China, near a closed market that has been linked to cases of a new strain of pneumonia. (EPA-EFE)

China reports surge in mysterious illness, raising fears about human transmission ahead of travel week

Beijing has confirmed 205 cases of the virus, 136 of them this last weekend alone. The virus is spreading just as 400 million people prepare to travel for the Chinese New Year.
Perspective

The 49ers are the NFL’s biggest bully, and even Aaron Rodgers couldn’t stand up to them

San Francisco battered Green Bay in the NFC championship game, leaving Rodgers to confront a harsh new reality.
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Visual Story

Scenes from the rally in Richmond

Weapons, flags but no violence: Massive pro-gun rally in Virginia’s capital

Thousands from Virginia and elsewhere rallied against gun-control measures that Democrats have promised to enact after voters gave them majorities in the General Assembly last fall.
Police said an armed security guard engaged the assailant outside the bar, but few other details were immediately available.
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This year’s conclave of global elites will be the 50th since it was launched in 1971, marking a fitful half century of political turmoil and economic boom and bust.
In a speech at a charity event in London, Harry said that he and his wife had “no other option” but to stand down. He praised Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of his family for supporting the couple in recent months.
A total solar eclipse seen on July 2, in South America. (Matthew Cappucci)
A total solar eclipse seen on July 2, in South America. (Matthew Cappucci)
Imagine standing on a volcano beneath shooting stars while staring at the sun’s atmosphere.
Bong Joon-Ho’s “Parasite” made history at the awards ceremony, becoming the first foreign-language film to win the ceremony’s top prize: best cast in a motion picture.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta, land in New Delhi in 1959. (AP)
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta, land in New Delhi in 1959. (AP)
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
The civil rights icon wanted to follow in Mohandas Gandhi's footsteps. In 1959, he did, literally, on a life-changing trip to India.
Fact Checker
Analysis
The president said more false or misleading claims in 2019 as he did in 2017 and 2018 combined.
Perspective

The National Archives once stood for independence. That mission has been compromised.

After its photo-altering blunder, the holder of the nation’s records may need to get out of the exhibition business.
In Case You Missed It

He helped make burgers safer. Now he’s fighting food poisoning again.

Bill Marler, who represented hundreds of Jack in the Box victims in the 1990s, wants to ban dozens of strains of salmonella.
By The Way

Map out your visits to national parks around their free-entry days

Since the entrance charge is waived on five dates, a Park Service insider has tips on getting the most out of your trip in specific regions of the country.
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