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Saudi account of Khashoggi's death runs into a wall of skepticism in Washington

The official Saudi explanation for the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi encountered widespread, bipartisan skepticism in Washington, with key members of Congress saying they believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is implicated in murder. Even President Trump seemed skeptical of the Saudi account.

Russian accountant charged with interfering in 2018 midterm campaign

Federal prosecutors announced charges Friday against a Russian woman tied to a St. Petersburg-based troll factory, the first criminal case involving foreign interference in this year's midterm elections.

Nancy Pelosi hints at short-term lease on House speakership

Without term-limiting herself, the Democratic leader says she "has things to do, books to write, places to go." Without picking a favorite, says she would be delighted to hand speaker's gavel to another woman.

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1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.

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