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McConnell lays out rules for Trump’s trial, schedule to consider charges

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the opening arguments would begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, with each side given 24 hours to present its case over two days.
Earlier Monday, the White House offered the first glimpse of its defense strategy in a brief that called the charges against the president “structurally deficient.”

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.
Perspective

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.
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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A total solar eclipse seen on July 2, in South America. (Matthew Cappucci)
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Imagine standing on a volcano beneath shooting stars while staring at the sun’s atmosphere.
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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.
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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.
By The Way

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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