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In a small field, men reenact an oft-overlooked war that remade the U.S., Mexico and the border 25.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

The Mexican-American War of remade the U.S. and Mexico — and the much-debated border that separates the two countries. But it remains a relatively overshadowed conflict in American history. In Montebello, a group of men and women try to educate people by reenacting a key battle.

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Documents: Extremist group wanted rally to start civil war 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Authorities say a hidden camera captured members of a violent white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war. A federal prosecutor disclosed the existence of the video in a court filing Tuesday
Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died.
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Why Does Bernie Sanders Love Trap Beats So Much? 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
On January 3, after U.S. military drones assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Donald Trump began fumbling toward war with Iran, Sen. Bernie Sanders posted an anti-war video on Twitter. It shows the Democratic presidential candidate striding down a hallway, admonishing the camera. “I was right about Vietnam. I was right about Iraq. I will […]
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New Star Wars ride at Disneyland reaches capacity within minutes 18.1.2020 LA Times: Business

First-day demand for the Rise of the Resistance ride caused all boarding slots to be taken within minutes of the park's opening, mirroring the Florida launch.

A rich history of pre-genocide Armenia hides in family heirlooms and handwritten notes 17.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Scholars are building a record of memories from the Armenian diaspora that chronicle an often untold perspective on life under the Ottoman Empire.

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Disneyland's Rise of the Resistance ride is opening. How bad will the crowds be? 17.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Disneyland has prepared for years to handle the crowds at its Star Wars expansion. Now that the land is completed, will visitors follow?

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Column: Trump's China trade deal doesn't even get us back to square one, despite immense cost 16.1.2020 LA Times: Business

President Trump has declared victory in the trade war with China -- but America has paid all the price.

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Iran injects foreign policy into a Colorado Senate primary that previously contained little 11.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The specter of war with Iran has injected foreign policy into a U.S. Senate primary that had contained little to no mention of it before New Year’s.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar on House-approved war powers resolution 11.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The non-binding resolution comes after the president authorized the killing of a top Iranian general last week, flaring tensions in the Middle East. DFL Rep. Ilhan Omar spoke with MPR News host Cathy Wurzer about the measure.
Colorado Democrats vote to restrict Trump’s war powers; Colorado Republicans vote not to 10.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Coloradans in Congress were divided along party lines Thursday when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to limit President Donald Trump's ability to attack Iran.
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The House's half-baked effort to take its war powers back from Trump 10.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The House passed a resolution Thursday directing President Trump to stop using U.S. armed forces against Iran without congressional authorization. Even if it passes the Senate, it won't solve the problem presented by outdated authorizations to use military force in the Middle East.

Democrats Missed Their Chance to Prevent Trump from Attacking Iran 10.1.2020 Mother Jones
The House approved a resolution on Thursday to restrain President Donald Trump from attacking Iran, giving lawmakers a mostly symbolic opportunity to rebuke the White House’s increasingly unchecked authority to conduct war. Unlike a binding resolution that could have forced Trump’s hand in a meaningful way—or at least challenged him to veto it—Thursday’s measure signaled […]
A civil war in El Salvador tore them apart. Their high school reunion brought them back together 9.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

They spun around the dance floor, as lighthearted and energetic as teenagers.

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Op-Ed: Trump says he wants out of costly foreign wars. But his actions say otherwise 9.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

The president's heedless decisions have exacerbated conflicts well beyond Iran.

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Opinion: On the brink of another calamitous war 8.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

The current drive to war is motivated by the same blindness to history and consequences that brought us Iraq and Afghanistan.

Iran strikes back at U.S. with missile attack at bases in Iraq 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The retaliatory move is another dangerous escalation that could draw the region deeper into turmoil, despite insistence by Washington and Tehran that neither side wants war. U.S. and Iraqi officials said there were no casualties among their forces.
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'1917' could get a big box office lift from Golden Globes win 8.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Universal Pictures' World War I movie goes wide this weekend after earning two Globes: best drama and director, for Sam Mendes.

Wary of war, Iranian Americans sink into a familiar anxiety 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The U.S. killing last week of Gen. Qassem Soleimani has many worried about another war as Iran threatens to retaliate and the United States threatens to fight back. Minnesota is home to about 3,000 people with Iranian roots.
Opinion: How inevitable is war with Iran? 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump and Khamenei are at least constrained by a similar desire: to stay in power.

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