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In Mississippi, Republican Lt. Governor Tate Reeves and Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood were both members of fraternities steeped in Confederate and blackface rituals.

  • Feb 16, 2019

“He’s a guy that can speak for three hours without a phone call,” Trump said of Rush Limbaugh. "Try doing that sometime."

  • Feb 15, 2019

Zofija Kaczan had just turned 100 years old and was headed to church when the mugging occurred. On her deathbed, she prayed for her attacker.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Fuyumi Iimura said losing the bonsai was like losing a child. “They can live forever — even after we’re gone, if they receive the proper care.”

  • Feb 11, 2019

Justice Department examining whether offer to billionaire broke terms of tabloid’s previous criminal settlement.

  • Feb 8, 2019

The extraordinary allegations by the world’s richest man raised serious questions about whether a media company known for its loyalty to President Trump was engaged in legitimate newsgathering, or something more sinister.

  • Feb 8, 2019

The National Prayer Breakfast has been an oratorical minefield of sorts for Trump.

  • Feb 7, 2019

'The Doodler' killed at least five men, police believe. Authorities have conceded that the social stigma around being a gay man in the 1970s may have contributed to the cases going cold for four decades.

  • Feb 7, 2019

The boy's open-mouthed snoozefest was regarded as undeniably cute to some — and symbolic to others.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Ted Cruz's campaign was apparently unwilling to let Beto O'Rourke have TV airtime without some Ted Cruz counterpoint.

  • Sep 13, 2018
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