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    Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump’s bid for legal immunity

    The Supreme Court has agreed to decide if former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on...

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    Tough Texas immigration law nears. Residents have questions.

    If a new Texas law goes into effect next week, it will set up dueling immigration...

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    Treaty on pandemics: Why nations seek it. Why it’s so hard.

    World Health Organization talks seek to address pandemic prevention and response. But consensus is difficult to...

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    A light for postwar Gaza, Israel

    Recovery efforts in a Hawaiian town leveled by wildfire offer lessons in how a rethinking of...

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    McConnell to step down as Senate leader: ‘It’s time to move on’

    After a record-setting 17 years as Senate Republican leader, Mitch McConnell said he will end his...

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    Wendy’s says, where’s the beef in surge pricing?

    Wendy’s CEO Kirk Tanner, during a conference call earlier this month, announced the chain would test...

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    Do female fans belong in stadiums? Can mobile-home owners own the land?

    Progress roundup: More rights and freedoms include women allowed a glimpse of stadiums in Iran, and...

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    In France, a new prescription for mental health: Museum visits

    Can going to a museum be therapeutic? A partnership of therapists, health care workers, and educators...

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    San Francisco begins reparations with an apology. Is it enough?

    San Francisco Supervisors officially apologize for racism, becoming the second big city after Boston to take...

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    Why is the Army cutting 24,000 jobs? It’s a new era, Pentagon says.

    The U.S. Army is slashing the size of its force by about 24,000, which is nearly...

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    Biden should drop out! No, he shouldn’t! Debate rages.

    Erstwhile allies are calling on President Biden to leave the race, amid concerns he could lose....

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    Lights on, but trust off. Texas tries to rebuild confidence in grid.

    The Texas power grid is more reliable today than it was three years ago, but Lone...

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    Look who’s saving European democracies

    Led by young voters, Poland has a new government restoring equality in rule of law. The...

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    Too many California kids can’t read. Phonics alone may not be the fix.

    States are leaning into the “science of reading” to address a growing crisis in learning. But...

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    The 10 best books of February reckon with the past – and present

    Race, reparations, and renewal are threaded through many of the 10 best books of February. The...

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    Phone use is ‘out of control,’ teachers say. What’s the solution?

    Educators around the country say cellphone use during class is interfering with learning. A growing number...

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    Rise of the Global South: How Brazil wants to change the G20

    Brazilian President Lula da Silva is the newest one-year president of the G20, a gathering of...

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    Arab Americans use Michigan primary to send a message to Biden

    As the Gaza war rages on, Arab Americans in Michigan voting in the state’s primary Feb....

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    Justice without borders: Gambians fight dictator’s impunity from afar

    For decades, Gambia’s dictator and his henchmen were untouchable. Now international courts are offering their victims...

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    Meet Sora: AI-created videos test public trust

    OpenAI’s Sora could widen society’s social trust deficit. How do people know what to believe when...

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    Peaceful steps to defang gangs

    A truce between drug cartels in Mexico, though fragile, follows a pattern of discerning the motives...

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    French cinema has a sexual abuse problem. Why is it persisting?

    Auteurs and actors are held in high esteem in France. That may be in part why...

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    Family leaders and fighters, Israeli women rise to war’s challenges

    Months after protesters marched in Tel Aviv dressed as handmaidens to thwart an attempted far-right judicial...

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    Republicans scramble to contain backlash from IVF court ruling

    Alabama’s Feb. 21 ruling that frozen embryos are considered children has Republicans scrambling to contain the...

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    Should government restrict teen social media access? Florida says yes.

    A new Florida bill would ban social media apps for anyone under age 16. The measure...

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    Palestinian PM resigns. His replacement will shape post-war politics.

    Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced he will step down, amid signs President Mahmoud Abbas may be...

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    The actor and the ironing board: An unlikely lesson in improvisation

    In our middle school musical, an eighth grade star averted disaster – and imparted valuable lessons...

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    Unpacking the ‘war on fentanyl’

    Texas lawmakers are waging a new "war on fentanyl," a plan that calls to mind the...

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    Robert Smalls lived an action-hero life. Why isn’t he a household name?

    The founder of the first free public schools in America was born enslaved and won freedom...

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    Why Haley focuses on long game, despite Trump’s South Carolina lead

    Polls suggest that Nikki Haley has little hope of pulling off a primary win in her...

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    What has two years of war cost Ukraine and Russia?

    The war in Ukraine has tallied massive costs in lives, money, and materiel not just for...

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    Ukraine: After two years of war, the abnormal is the new normal

    How has Lyman, a battered community in eastern Ukraine, endured two years of a war that...

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    Urban art as city corrective

    New forms of public art build on the experiences of cities like Philadelphia, where the arts...

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    US back on moon, with difficult landing for first private-sector craft

    The first lunar spacecraft landing by a private company – Houston-based Intuitive Machines – is a...

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    With fighter jets in hand, Hungary ready to approve Sweden’s NATO bid

    A new defense deal between Hungary and Sweden marks an easing of tensions between the countries....

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    Hygge season: Learning to winter like the Danes

    In exploring hygge, the Danish art of coziness, I learned to rest and savor the season....

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    When cellphone outages strike, landlines can help – if you have one

    Landlines are handy to have when mobile networks go down – but they’ve disappeared from nearly...

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    Do you carry credit card debt? Why Capital One is betting on it.

    Swelling American credit card debt has Capital One Financial counting on a $30 billion merger with...

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    Half the globe is now middle class. Is that sustainable?

    Middle-class prosperity has risen around the world. But the expectation of ever-expanding economic growth comes with...

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    Meet the young rebels fighting against Myanmar’s junta

    The 2021 coup in Myanmar brought new blood into resistance groups. Their fresh ideas have been...

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    As GOP groups go MAGA, some see trouble for party apparatus

    Efforts to put Trump supporters in charge of Republican infrastructure at all levels are bearing fruit....

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    After two years of war, Russia finds itself frozen, but transformed

    Between Alexei Navalny’s death and the anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine, Russia is in transition....

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    What happens when achievement turns toxic – and how to fix it

    College prep increases the pressure on teens to succeed. Author Jennifer Breheny Wallace offers tips for...

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    To fix Gaza, a glint of trust

    In a region where suspicion runs high, Israel plans to rely on a few trusted Palestinians...

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    Alabama IVF providers pause programs in wake of court ruling

    A second in vitro fertilization provider in Alabama is pausing services after the state Supreme Court...

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    Can Biden coax Israelis out of trauma toward regional peace?

    The U.S. vision of a regional peace deal emerging from a Gaza cease-fire is finding little...

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    Help at the border: Albania agrees to receive Italy’s asylum seekers

    Once a haven for Albanian émigrés from communism, Italy will send new asylum seekers to Albania...

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    New kind of whale watch: Puget Sound pilot program tracks whale safety

    The U.S. Coast Guard is launching a pilot program to alert ships of whale sightings in...

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    Outgunned, Ukrainians watch Congress while facing Russians

    In the midst of a grim third winter of a grinding war, Ukrainian soldiers voice mixed...

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    Amid post-election chaos, new government takes shape in Pakistan

    A new government is preparing to take the reins in Pakistan, but not the one its...