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Lots of news this week.

Impeachment, Ukraine, China, the Kurds

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

On Sunday, President Trump announced plans to pull American forces back from Syria’s northern border. It’s seen as a tacit greenlight for a Turkish military intervention in the region.

Trump plans to withdraw US troops from Syria

On Sunday, President Trump announced plans to pull American forces back from Syria’s northern border. It’s seen as a tacit greenlight for a Turkish military intervention in the region.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is in Washington today to finalize a $1 billion arms deal with the US ­­ and lobby for more support to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

Strained US-Saudi Relationship Highlighted in King's Visit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is in Washington today to finalize a $1 billion arms deal with the US ­­ and lobby for more support to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

from To the Point

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A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.

from Scheer Intelligence

Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How have East and West Germany grown together 30 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall?

from Studio Berlin

The Cave Fire sparked in Santa Barbara on Monday, and residents have been ordered to evacuate as it spreads. Fires are the norm in California, as well as Australia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.

from To the Point

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump is the fourth U.S. president to face impeachment.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The House approves two articles of impeachment against President Trump.

from Left, Right & Center

When political protesters were gunned down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, was it a victory or a defeat for President Trump?

from To the Point