Alissa Johannsen Rubin

New York Times

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Alissa Rubin is Paris Bureau Chief and former Baghdad and Kabul Bureau Chief for the New York Times.

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French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump.

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French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump.

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On Sunday -- just days since the murder of a policeman on the iconic Champs-Élysées stirred fears of terrorism -- voters in France will choose between 11 candidates in the first round…

France votes in crucial presidential election

On Sunday -- just days since the murder of a policeman on the iconic Champs-Élysées stirred fears of terrorism -- voters in France will choose between 11 candidates in the first round…

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As of today, a ban on body-covering burkinis for Muslim women has been overturned in one beach town on the French Riviera.

Vive le burkini?

As of today, a ban on body-covering burkinis for Muslim women has been overturned in one beach town on the French Riviera.

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Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

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The Conscious Kid is a nonprofit that helps families and educators foster anti-racist conversations through books that feature characters from underrepresented communities.

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Secretary of State Shirley Weber said the total cost of the special election could exceed $300 million.

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Ken White and Josh Barro discuss Trump’s suit against Twitter, what makes a state actor, if sending cease and desist letters is doing the RICO, and more.

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If you’re fortunate enough to own a home in California, you may feel like your backyard is your kingdom.

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Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

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U.S. Representative Karen Bass officially announced plans to leave Washington D.C. and run for mayor of LA.

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The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

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