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The left couldn't prevent Kavanaugh's confirmation -- Here's their latest Supreme Court strategy

By Peter Wallison

Since their failure to prevent the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as a justice of the Supreme Court, strategists on the left have been debating ways to take back control of the high court.

ECB reshuffle: The EU can do better than gentlemen’s agreements behind closed doors

By Sebastian Diessner, Stanislas Jourdan

Appointments to the European Central Bank's Executive Board are no less than a strategic and political decision over the future of the Eurozone. But experience has shown this process is not transparent, open, and democratic enough to protect the ECB from its legitimacy gap, argue Stanislas Jourdan and Sebastian Diessner.

McConnell and Pelosi Have a Fraught Relationship. The Shutdown Hasn’t Helped.

By CARL HULSE and EMILY COCHRANE

The shutdown has not only widened the divide between the Senate majority leader and the House speaker, but also imperiled prospects for passing major legislation when the impasse ends.

The Carpetbagger: Oscars Rewind: A Charming Win Filled With Drama and Rancor

By BRUCE FRETTS

Tatum O’Neal, clad in a mini-tuxedo, won over viewers when she was named best supporting actress in 1974, but family troubles and a tainted competitor clouded the victory.

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Pelosi Presses Case to Delay State of the Union Address

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

As the House speaker continued to push her case for a delay, she also hinted that Democrats would promote their own proposals for border security in the coming days.

Pelosi's SOTU gambit aimed at stopping Trump from border plea, Lankford tells Kilmeade

By Victor Garcia

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s move to postpone President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address is an attempt to block the commander-in-chief from making his case for border security.

Pelosi's SOTU gambit aimed at stopping Trump from border plea, Lankford tells Kilmeade

By Victor Garcia

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s move to postpone President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address is an attempt to block the commander-in-chief from making his case for border security.

Twitter Users in China Face Detention and Threats in New Beijing Crackdown

By PAUL MOZUR

Authorities are using harsh methods to target people posting criticism of the government on a social media platform that is blocked in the country, extending online censorship beyond China’s borders.

Peter Meldrum, Who Lost a Fight to Patent Genes, Dies at 71

By NEIL GENZLINGER

He led Myriad Genetics, whose patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, associated with breast cancer, were invalidated by the Supreme Court.

Peter Meldrum, Who Lost a Fight to Patent Genes, Dies at 71

By NEIL GENZLINGER

He led Myriad Genetics, whose patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, associated with breast cancer, were invalidated by the Supreme Court.

Theater Reviews: Hate, Hope and Healing at Under the Radar

By BEN BRANTLEY and JESSE GREEN

An eclectic opening weekend included sketches and songs by Nigerian women, two unsettling monologues and a punk-rock reminiscence (with mixtape to follow).

As China Talks Begin, Trump’s Trade Negotiator Tries to Keep President From Wavering

By GLENN THRUSH

Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative and a China skeptic, wants to prevent an anxious president from making a quick, empty deal in a rush to calm the markets.

What Brazil's Bolsonaro will likely tackle in first months

By PETER PRENGAMAN

Jair Bolsonaro was elected Brazil's president on promises to overhaul many aspects of Latin America's largest nation, from changing its international alliances to cracking down on endemic corruption and street crime.

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