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Facing Censure, Trump Insists ‘Not a Racist Bone in My Body’

WASHINGTON  — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries "were NOT Racist," and he appealed to fellow Republicans to "not show w...
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Buttigieg, Biden Represent Democrats’ Generational Divide

LACONIA, N.H. — Amy McInerney at first saw Joe Biden as Democrats' best hope to beat President Donald Trump — an experienced politician with the potential to peel off some of Trump's working-class supporters. Then she heard Pete Buttigieg speak. "A lot of t...
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China Imports From US Plunge 31% in June Amid Tariff War

BEIJING — China's trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. Chinese imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market decli...
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Pelosi Implores Democrats to Unify, Warning of Dangers Ahead

WASHINGTON — At a pivotal moment Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood before House Democrats with a lofty message and a stark warning. "We're a family and we have our moments. You got a complaint? You come and talk to me about it. But do not tweet about ou...