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Republicans.
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What to watch for in Tuesday's primaries

Everything you need to know as voters head to the polls
Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP
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
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Bill de Blasio.
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Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker to face off in Georgia Senate race
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Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker to face off in Georgia Senate race

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp wins GOP primary, will face Stacey Abrams in November
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp wins GOP primary, will face Stacey Abrams in November

Biden asks Congress to stand up to the gun lobby: 'Where in God's name is our backbone?'
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Biden asks Congress to stand up to the gun lobby: 'Where in God's name is our backbone?'

Sen. Chris Murphy begs colleagues to 'find a path forward' on gun control legislation
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21 dead in shooting at Texas elementary school
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Biden to sign police reform executive order
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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
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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
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What's up with the COVID lockdowns in China?
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What's up with the COVID lockdowns in China?

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Woody Harrelson 'doesn't believe in the germ theory'
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Woody Harrelson 'doesn't believe in the germ theory'

DC boss testifies Jason Momoa and Amber Heard 'didn't have a lot of chemistry' in 'Aquaman'
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DC boss testifies Jason Momoa and Amber Heard 'didn't have a lot of chemistry' in 'Aquaman'

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Ricky Gervais sparks backlash for jokes about trans people

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

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