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Litman: Trump's belief in his own Big Lie, can't save him from a guilty verdict for election tampering

If you're worrying that a jury could let Trump slide because he lacked 'criminal intent' to commit election fraud, read the law.

Amid Ukraine crisis, commerce, energy and history color Germany's Russia policy

As the U.S. seeks to present a united front on Ukraine, Germany has its own interests to safeguard in dealings with the Kremlin. Some other European states do as well.

Supreme Court vacancy offers Biden, Democrats a chance to energize voters after setbacks

The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer provides Democrats a chance to reengerize Black Democratic voters ahead of the midterm.

U.S. to answer Russia demands on Ukraine today. Moscow signals it will reject response

Tensions, already high, ratchet up as Washington prepares to deliver its response rejecting most of Moscow's demands on Ukraine.

A foiled prison break brings a sense of deja vu — and fears of an ISIS resurgence

More than 100 Islamic State fighters attacked a prison in northeast Syria to try to free thousands of comrades locked inside.

Journalists throughout Mexico say enough to killings and crimes against press

The recent killings of two journalists within a week in the northern border city of Tijuana have fanned outrage.

Pelosi to run for House seat again while staying silent on leadership role

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she is running for reelection to her San Francisco-area congressional seat.

Podcast: A new Honduras president-elect is set to make herstory

Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro has seen her prospects of a successful administration take a hit even before her Jan. 27 inauguration

Nicholas Goldberg: Can sanctions repel a Russian invasion of Ukraine?

Even when the U.S. is saber-rattling, our real foreign policy tool of choice is economic and diplomatic sanctions.

Biden's push for voting rights failed. Will another promise to Black voters fall short?

Activists warn that the failure to deliver on promises to Black voters could hurt Democrats in the midterm election.

Podcast: An Indigenous language, back from the brink

The Serrano people of Southern California saw their Indigenous language almost vanish. Ernest Siva is bringing it back.

She told Mexico's president she feared for her life. Then she was killed

Lourdes Maldonado López was shot to death Sunday night in Tijuana, becoming the second journalist killed there in less than a week.

In the Ukraine-Russia crisis, Biden bumps against the limits of U.S. power

The Russia-Ukraine crisis offers a lesson: The U.S. is still a superpower, but its ability to influence events overseas is increasingly limited.
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