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Politics Sep 27Sights set on 2018, the Women’s March is throwing a convention
The Women’s Convention is the first Women’s March event explicitly targeted toward influencing a national election, rather than responding to one.
Nation Aug 23Why the DOJ and an internet company are heading to court over data from an anti-Trump protest website
UPDATE: A D.C. Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that DreamHost must comply with a scaled-back Department of Justice demand for data from DisruptJ20.org, an inauguration protest website it hosts. Last week, DreamHost said it would not comply with a…
World May 26Exclusive: Aya Hijazi on her surprising meeting with President Trump after release from Egypt prison
In an exclusive interview with PBS Newshour, Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American charity worker imprisoned in Cairo for three years, speaks about the harrowing ordeal and her experience meeting President Trump in the Oval Office following her release last month. It…
World May 22In Riyadh, Trump took a selective stand on extremism, sent a clear message to Iran
The Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not known for modest gestures. President Trump’s official visit this weekend included sword dancing, fighter jets trailed by red, white and blue contrails and three major summits set behind a gilded palatial backdrop.
World May 19First stop Riyadh: A high-stakes, high-profile foreign debut for Trump
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and purveyor of an intensely conservative form of the religion, is a surprising place for Donald Trump’s diplomatic debut and a high-stakes gamble for both nations.
World Apr 18American aid worker expected to walk free after three years in Egyptian prison
An Egyptian-American aid worker named Aya Hijazi is scheduled to walk free tomorrow, along with her husband and six other co-defendants, after being cleared of child abuse and human trafficking charges, her lawyers confirmed today.
Politics Mar 07This Clinton fan invited Trump supporters for dinner. Healing divides isn’t so easy.
After Donald Trump's victory, Philippa Hughes realized she had never held a meaningful face-to-face interaction with a Trump supporter. So she invited some to her home for a bipartisan dinner.
Politics Jan 31For those caught up in immigration order, tough decisions and lives in limbo
In a high-rise building in Northwest Washington D.C., one floor buzzed with kinetic activity this weekend. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) was fielding a steady stream of calls from people desperate for legal guidance on behalf of friends or family…
World Dec 08An American humanitarian worker goes on trial in Cairo. What’s next for Aya Hijazi?
In May 2014, Aya Hijazi, a 29-year-old Egyptian-American humanitarian worker, was imprisoned in Egypt. For more than two years, she was held in what’s known as “pre-trial detention” before her trial finally began last month.
Politics Oct 21What the super PAC funded by Cards Against Humanity is planning next for Donald Trump
Photos of a billboard written in Arabic have been making the rounds on social media ever since the sign popped up on a major highway between Detroit and Dearborn, Michigan that pokes fun at Donald Trump.