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Angela Merkel.
Samuel Goldman

Good riddance, Angela Merkel

Merkel promised to uphold liberalism, democracy, and European cooperation. She left them weaker in almost everything she touched. 
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Mark Zuckerberg.
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An ambulance.
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China may have just 'strengthened its bargaining position' through 'hostage diplomacy'
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Taliban foot soldiers warned against taking selfies with leaders because of security concerns
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Nancy Pelosi may be facing her 'biggest challenge' as speaker
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Why a COVID-19 origin task force is disbanding
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At least 3 killed after Amtrak train derails in Montana

Germans head to the polls with Merkel succession on the line
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Germans head to the polls with Merkel succession on the line

Port of entry reopens at Del Rio
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Port of entry reopens at Del Rio

Space reportedly dwindling at Idaho funeral homes amid virus surge
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Samuel Goldman

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Nancy Pelosi.
the pressure's on

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Biden will not shield Trump's records from Jan. 6 probe
Joe Biden.
privilege revoked

Biden will not shield Trump's records from Jan. 6 probe

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Haitian migrants.
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Haitian migrants at southern border
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America.
Samuel Goldman

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Is 'cancel culture' really so bad?
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The Emmys demonstrate their own irrelevance
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