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Afghan Leader Holds Council to Set Agenda for Taliban Talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president opened a grand council on Monday of more than 3,200 Afghans seeking to agree on a common approach to peace talks with the Taliban, but the gathering may further aggravate divisions within the U.S.-backed government....
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NRA Has History of Promoting Gun Rights Outside US

BOISE, Idaho — The recent revelation that National Rifle Association representatives had met with Australian politicians to discuss talking points after a mass shooting generated outrage from various politician...

Why You Should Vote for a Woman in 2018

This year, women are poised to make great gains in congressional representation. OPINION Jeffrey Lazarus Amy Steigerwalt Across the country, women are running for office in greater numbers than ever before, in particular for seats i...