Trump pushes to rack up political wins as impeachment looms

He and his allies are painting his victories as the work of a disciplined leader focusing on the needs of the public, while Democrats argue they have forced Trump to hand over sweeping concessions.

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The Afghanistan Papers A Secret History of the War | Part 6
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Badakhshan Province, 2006. (Magnum Photos)
Badakhshan Province, 2006. (Magnum Photos)
In dozens of interviews, key players in the anti-narcotics campaign in Afghanistan — in which the United States has spent about $9 billion — acknowledged that none of the efforts to stop the flow of opium have worked and that, in many cases, they have made things worse.
The newly elected prime minister predicted a "wonderful adventure" after Labour voters crossed party lines to propel him to a thumping victory. But his clever strategy in England and Wales did not erase nationalist sentiments in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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As the effects of climate change deepen, negotiators from the most vulnerable corners of the world are making their frustration clear, arguing that their very existence depends on meaningful action that big countries have so far avoided.
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