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White House calls for Trump acquittal as Senate prepares for a swift trial

The White House offered the first glimpse of its defense strategy in a legal brief that called the charges against the president “structurally deficient.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, meanwhile, circulated an organizing resolution for the proceedings that will begin Tuesday.

Religious-schools case heads to a high court skeptical of stark lines between church and state

Schools such as Stillwater Christian in Montana are watching what could be a landmark case testing the constitutionality of state laws that exclude religious organizations from government funding.
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.

Marching around with guns on your chest? That’s all about fear.

But the folks at the gun rights rally are afraid of the wrong thing.
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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 Lunar New Year.
Campaign 2020
The senator from Minnesota told voters she would rather be campaigning than heading to Washington just as she's catching on in the first state to vote.
The caravan presented a new test for the Mexican government, which promised the Trump administration last year that it would step up enforcement.
Around Washington, people gathered to contemplate the nation's legacy of racism and slavery and to honor the man who has inspired civil rights movements for over half a century.
Friends and journalist advocacy groups say allegations that Nicholas Frakes sent a video feed to the Israeli Haaretz newspaper were the result of a misunderstanding.
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People often learn they have it when by developing an autoimmune disease. But the ailment might also play a role with heart disease, cancer and other disorders.
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A singer-songwriter apologized, closed his eyes, dropped his head and died onstage

David Olney, 71, paused, said “I’m sorry” and put his chin to his chest, according to a fellow musician.
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Visiting Tokyo? Here’s how to ride the train like a local.

Tip No. 1: If you are riding the train for the first time in Japan, it’s important to be considerate of the people around you.
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With frozen summer fruit, you can relive sweet, sunny days in these 8 recipes

Frozen summer fruit can help capture the magic of summer in the middle of winter.
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