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Inside the small liberal arts college that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to take over

SARASOTA, Fla. —  The campus was on edge, with more than a dozen police and a bomb-sniffing dog on patrol and…

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Column: What got Rep. Ilhan Omar kicked off that House committee? Payback and prejudice, not antisemitism

The idea that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who has essentially given aid and comfort to those who supported an insurrection…

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Democrats shake up presidential primary calendar, demoting Iowa and New Hampshire

PHILADELPHIA —  Democrats voted Saturday to allow South Carolina to hold the party’s first presidential primary next year, ending nearly 50…

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Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Cartier: How an Irvine man spent PPP loans and went to prison

An Irvine man went on a luxury spending spree with fraudulently obtained PPP loans, buying himself luxury cars and designer…

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The complicated — and dangerous — economics of Mexican fentanyl

For decades, Mexican cartels have made big money trafficking drugs. The trade was long dominated by hard drugs such as…

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Back to having no basics: Iranians tighten belts as the economy tanks and protests continue

During a shopping trip to his neighborhood fruit market a few weeks ago, Abbas came to a realization: He couldn’t…

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The sounds of science: What scientists can learn by turning their data into sounds

Biochemist Martin Gruebele regularly dons a pair of headphones in his lab at the University of Illinois. But instead of…

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Column: On the debt-ceiling crisis, take it from moderate Republicans: Be afraid, be very afraid

A group of moderate Republicans and former Republicans in Washington who call themselves the Concerned — as in, for the…

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Disney proxy fight heats up as Nelson Peltz increases pressure for board seat

Walt Disney Co. has rushed to the defense of a board member who is now a target of activist shareholder…

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House Republicans vote Rep. Ilhan Omar off Foreign Affairs Committee

WASHINGTON —  House Republicans narrowly voted Thursday to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from the Foreign Affairs Committee, a…

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