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Democrats are overreaching in their defence of abortion rights

Democrats are overreaching in their...

They could blow a chance to enthuse mid-term voters

Donald Trump’s accommodation with violence

Donald Trump’s accommodation with violence

Mark Esper’s memoir of the dying months of the Trump administration is a frightening...

In California, the world’s largest legal weed market is going up in smoke

In California, the world’s largest...

The state’s pot industry hopes federal legalisation will help. It may instead be...

Exonerations in America have risen, and their pattern is revealing

Exonerations in America have risen,...

“Professional exonerators” were responsible for 60% of overturned convictions last...

How Los Angeles hopes to save its endangered mountain lions

How Los Angeles hopes to save its endangered...

High above Route 101, the city is building the biggest wildlife corridor in the...

A report on Native American boarding schools shows their horrors

A report on Native American boarding...

Some of the children never returned home

Texas’s governor wants to deny education to undocumented migrants

Texas’s governor wants to deny education...

How serious is Greg Abbott about challenging a 40-year-old federal precedent?

Georgia will again be at the centre of fights over electoral fairness

Georgia will again be at the centre...

The state is perhaps the most important case of Republicans’ intra-party struggle,...

Evan McMullin’s run against extremism in Utah is working, so far

Evan McMullin’s run against extremism...

The former Never Trump Republican, and now independent Senate candidate, is testing...

A new, progressive sheriff in New Orleans

A new, progressive sheriff in New Orleans

Susan Hutson must reform a notorious jail amid rising crime

How the end of Roe v Wade will affect American politics

How the end of Roe v Wade will affect...

Democrats’ hopes of a boost may rest on wishful thinking

Fear of illegal immigrants helps J.D. Vance triumph in Ohio’s primaries

Fear of illegal immigrants helps J.D....

The Trump-endorsed Republican now seems likely to win a Senate seat

The consequences of ending Americans’ right to abortion

The consequences of ending Americans’...

If the leaked Supreme Court opinion reflects the coming ruling, the impact across...

California’s demography is at odds with the old California Dream

California’s demography is at odds...

The Golden State shifts from dynamism to decline

Because of Ukraine, America’s arsenal of democracy is depleting

Because of Ukraine, America’s arsenal...

The war raises worries about America’s ability to arm its friends

A Chicago millionaire opens his wallet to challenge the mayor

A Chicago millionaire opens his wallet...

Willie Wilson tries a novel form of tank warfare

The Supreme Court is poised to side with a praying coach

The Supreme Court is poised to side...

A high-school football coach who knelt at the 50-yard line may get his job back

Pennsylvania’s primaries point to the future of American politics

Pennsylvania’s primaries point to the...

Trumpism dominates among Republicans and Democrats shuffle to the centre