The mood is noticeably more somber as government, business and nonprofit leaders from around the world are gathering this week in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum.
While the president's relationship with much of his base remains strong, his ties are fraying with voters in key pockets throughout the industrial Midwest.
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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance on April 3, 1968. (AP)
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance on April 3, 1968. (AP)
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was autographing books at a department store in 1958 when a woman attacked him with a letter opener, which became lodged near his aorta. The civil-rights icon described the stabbing in his famous “Mountaintop” sermon a decade later, the night before his assassination.
Democratic presidential aspirants fanned out across the country to praise the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and offer direct appeals to black voters who will play a major role in choosing a 2020 nominee. Meanwhile, President Trump and Vice President Pence briefly visited the King memorial in D.C.
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An incident at the Lincoln Memorial that involved indigenous rights activists, Catholic schoolboys and Hebrew Israelites seemed to capture the worst of America at a moment of extreme political polarization.
The country's top data-privacy agency said that Google failed to fully disclose to users how their personal information is collected and what happens to it.
She refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit — the possibility that Britain leaves the E.U. without a deal on March 29, resulting in the halting of trade and travel and in general chaos.
Israel has entered into an increasingly open confrontation with its arch-foe that is also increasing friction with Moscow.
An attacker in a captured U.S. Humvee crashed through the entrance to a training compound and was followed by several gunmen. Some officials put the death toll at more than 120.
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