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Kamala Harris Pressed to Get Personal About Why She’s Running

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris nodded knowingly when a black woman at a weekend candidate forum recounted watching her mother face racial discrimination during her childhood. "You and I have a similar experience growing up. I don't talk about it often. But I re...
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Kushner Oversees Immigration Proposals With Eye on Congress

WASHINGTON — Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Donald Trump's White House hasn't been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up...
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Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns as Lakers’ President

LOS ANGELES — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this te...
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On Heels of Scandals, USC Announces New President

LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president who will usher in "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massi...

Think You Know the US Presidents? Try This Quiz.

By Jeremy D. Bailey Presidents Day, which became an official holiday in 1971 after an executive order by then-President Richard Nixon, is Monday. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportu...