Opinion

08/23/2019 - 3:20pm
Years ago, Frank Rich, the legendary New York Times columnist, wrote a piece — channeling his grandmother — on the first question her generation used to ask when big news broke: Is it good for the Jews? Or (more often) is it bad for the Jews? You...

Sports

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United States’ Kemba Walker, right, and Australia’s Matthew Dellavedova, left, battle for the ball during their exhibition basketball game in Melbourne, Thursday.

08/22/2019 - 3:45pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for soccer and cricket, U.S. coach Gregg Popovich said he felt like he was on a movie set. “I kept looking behind me because I knew I was going...

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A sign reading “Stop the Transcanada Pipeline” placed in a field near Bradshaw, Neb.

 

08/23/2019 - 3:36pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s highest court lifted one of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL pipeline in the state on Friday when it rejected another attempt to derail the project by opponents who wanted to force the developer to reapply...

Nation

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President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan on June 29.

08/23/2019 - 3:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had “hereby ordered” American companies with operations in China “to immediately start looking for” an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs. But as...

World

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Icebergs are photographed from the window of an airplane carrying NASA scientists as they fly on a mission to track melting ice in eastern Greenland.

08/23/2019 - 3:48pm
TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium — are poor, with a...