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14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive. Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state's more age-appropriate candidates on the Tuesday primary ballot, to say nothing ...

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US Court Orders Trump EPA to Pull Pesticide

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health when it overturned an Obama-era rule banning a dangerous pesticide. In a 2-to-1 decision, the Seattle-based court gave the Environmental Protection Agency 60 days to pull chlorpyrifos from the market, one of the most widely used pesticides in the ...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Japan debates daylight saving to avoid heat

Bringing the clock forward two hours could prevent Tokyo 2020 athletes competing in blistering heat.

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Jewish or democratic? Israel debates its founding principles.

The “nation-state bill,” aimed at boosting Israel’s Jewish character, could end up denying equal rights to non-Jewish citizens. 

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The Saturday Profile: Star Athlete Is Injured in Egg Attack, and Italy Debates ‘a Racism Emergency’

Daisy Osakue, whose eye was struck in an assault, has become the bandaged face of a question confronting Italy: Is it more racist under the ...

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Why a photo of Mengistu has proved so controversial

A picture of a former prime minister meeting ex-military ruler Mengistu spurs controversy in Ethiopia.

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