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‘An Unthinkable Tragedy.’ Barnard Student, 18, Fatally Stabbed in Park Near Manhattan Campus

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A first-year student at Barnard College was fatally stabbed Wednesday evening in an armed robbery that occurred in a park near the school’s Manhattan campus, according to statements from college and police officials. Barnard President Siah Leah Beilock issued a statement to the college community later that evening, offering her condolences, notifying students about psychological […]

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Why Protesters Are Boycotting Algeria’s Elections Today

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Algeria is pressing ahead with elections on Thursday despite almost 10 months of mass demonstrations against its political system, near blanket opposition from non-governmental organizations, and the expectation that millions of Algerians will decline to vote. On Dec 12. Algerians have the option to select one of five candidates approved by Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader […]

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White House to Host Summit on Childcare and Family Leave

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(Bloomberg) — The White House is hosting a summit on childcare and family leave Thursday in Washington, part of a push that administration officials say could help move forward legislation improving access to assistance for working parents. White House officials, speaking to reporters on Wednesday, said they want the summit — which will feature a […]

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Judiciary Panel Takes First Steps Toward Impeachment Vote

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(WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans used the otherwise procedural meeting to deliver sharp, poignant and, at times, […]