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Saudis to Allow Women in Sports Stadiums

Saudi Arabia will admit women into stadiums for major sports events for the first time starting next year, the government says. Women are currently banned from entering sports stadiums in the kingdom, in keepin...

Will Congress Fully Fund Down Syndrome Research?

Opinion By Frank Stephens   I’m a lucky man. I was born in the United States in the second half of the 20th century. If I had been born in any one of many other countries, or even here a generation earlier, my life would likely have been shor...

70% of Americans Believe Divided U.S. is ‘New Normal’

Seven in 10 Americans say the nation’s politics have reached a dangerous low point, and a majority of those believe the situation is a “new normal” rather than temporary, according to a new Washington Post-University of Maryland poll. Seven in 10 American...
Iran and Middle East Conflict

U.S. on Collision Course with Iran in Middle East

"President Donald Trump's assertive new strategy toward Iran is already colliding with the reality of Tehran’s vastly expanded influence in the Middle East," says Liz Sly, the Washington Post's bureau chief in ...

Who’s Behind Radio Ad Attacking Arambula?

A new series of radio ads (airing on KMJ) targets Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) over his vote for Senate Bill 1, the gas tax. Produced by Stutzman Public Affairs of Sacramento, the ad criticizes Ar...

These Girls Survived Boko Haram’s Terror and Brutality

"Northeastern Nigeria, now in its eighth year of war with Boko Haram, has become a place afraid of its own girls," writes Dionne Searcey a gripping story in the New York Times. "So far this year, militants have carried out more than twice as many suicide bomb...
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