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For decades, Israel held a special place in American politics, with almost universal support. That has eroded over the past several years but seemed to disintegrate this week in a way that some fear could do irreparable damage.
President Trump’s interest in purchasing Greenland has baffled some and angered others. Here’s what you need to know about the ice-covered island’s size, how it is dealing with climate change and its quest for independence from Denmark.
In filing an amicus brief, five Democratic senators questioned whether the high court’s conservative majority is motivated by partisan intent and is in the pocket of the National Rifle Association and the Federalist Society.
The agreement is expected to include a statement of Taliban willingness to meet with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s government to develop a political framework for peace, which has long been a sticking point in negotiations.
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