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Donald Trump.
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Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP

The former president may have lost some of his sway, if not his swagger
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President Biden and Xi Jinping.
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Would the U.S. really defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion?

Why the U.S. policy of 'strategic ambiguity' might not be that ambiguous
Bill de Blasio's run for Congress, explained
Bill de Blasio.
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A trash can.
Brigid Kennedy

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Russia seeing 'localized successes' in Ukraine, growing criticism at home
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Russia seeing 'localized successes' in Ukraine, growing criticism at home

20 nations sending Ukraine newer, more high-tech weapons, Pentagon says
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20 nations sending Ukraine newer, more high-tech weapons, Pentagon says

RNC sides with Oz against McCormick on Pennsylvania GOP mail-in ballots
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RNC sides with Oz against McCormick on Pennsylvania GOP mail-in ballots

David Perdue says Stacey Abrams is 'demeaning her own race'
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David Perdue says Stacey Abrams is 'demeaning her own race'

Madison Cawthorn faces House Ethics Committee investigation
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Russian diplomat resigns over war in Ukraine
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Zelensky calls for 'maximum' Russia sanctions in Davos address

House ethics panel investigates Madison Cawthorn
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House ethics panel investigates Madison Cawthorn

Biden tells Indo-Pacific leaders Ukraine war is a shared challenge
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Biden tells Indo-Pacific leaders Ukraine war is a shared challenge

DOJ revises use-of-force policy
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DOJ revises use-of-force policy

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The knock-down-drag-out Pennsylvania recount
Oz and McCormick.
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The knock-down-drag-out Pennsylvania recount

What price will Democrats pay for high inflation?
President Biden.
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What price will Democrats pay for high inflation?

A reckoning is coming for blue-checked progressives
A donkey.
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What's up with the COVID lockdowns in China?
COVID lockdown.
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What's up with the COVID lockdowns in China?

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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger welcome their 2nd child

Tom Cruise risks his life for our amusement in jaw-dropping 'Mission: Impossible' trailer
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Tom Cruise risks his life for our amusement in jaw-dropping 'Mission: Impossible' trailer

Laura Dern and Sam Neill call out their age gap in 'Jurassic Park'
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Laura Dern and Sam Neill call out their age gap in 'Jurassic Park'

Man says he attacked Dave Chappelle on stage because of his 'triggering' jokes
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Man says he attacked Dave Chappelle on stage because of his 'triggering' jokes

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Has the novel simply gotten boring?
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Charlotte Mendelson's 6 favorite fiction books with historical themes
Charlotte Mendelson.
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Charlotte Mendelson's 6 favorite fiction books with historical themes

Is Netflix's war with movie theaters nearing an end?
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Is Netflix's war with movie theaters nearing an end?

The deadly heat wave frying India and Pakistan
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Starbucks announces it's leaving Russia
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Starbucks announces it's leaving Russia

Pfizer says COVID booster effective in kids under 5
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Pfizer says COVID booster effective in kids under 5

Stock futures fall after Monday's comeback rally
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Stock futures fall after Monday's comeback rally

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Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?

Crypto: A sell-off hits digital currencies
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Crypto: A sell-off hits digital currencies

Don't panic! What experts say to do in a volatile market
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