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Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Her Electability in 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Kamala Harris can't forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state's 2008 caucus. "I remember her saying to me, 'They're not going to let him win,'" Harris rec...
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Amid Urgent Climate Warnings, EPA Gives Coal a Reprieve

WASHINGTON — Amid scientists' increasingly urgent warnings, the Trump administration ordered a sweeping about-face Wednesday on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants in a move it predicted would revitalize Am...
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Obamas Unveil Slate of Series, Documentaries for Netflix

NEW YORK — Barack and Michelle Obama on Tuesday unveiled a slate of projects they are preparing for Netflix, a year after the former president and first lady signed a deal with the streaming platform. The Obamas' production company, Higher Ground Production...
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Man in His 50s Detained in Florida in Mail-Bomb Case

WASHINGTON — A person was taken into custody in Florida in connection with the series of mail bombs addressed to prominent critics of President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said Friday. A law enforcement official says the person in custody i...