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Past articles by Josh:

In tense Blinken meeting, 'Havana Syndrome' diplomats complain of skepticism

Exclusive: In his first meeting with the cohort of State Department staffers affected in Cuba and China, the secretary of state spent more than an hour offering reassurances and fielding questions. → Read More

In reversal, oil and gas lobby embraces climate-focused price on carbon

The American Petroleum Institute, whose members include ExxonMobil and Chevron, has long fought cap and trade policies. → Read More

Biden's EPA to review manipulation of science under Trump

Biden administration officials confirmed the review is specifically focused on policies and actions taken during Trump's presidency. → Read More

Bloomberg commits to spend $100 million to help Biden in Florida

The former Democratic presidential candidate is aiming to free up Joe Biden's campaign to focus on other key battleground states. → Read More

White House executive office cafeteria closed after positive coronavirus test

Contract tracing is being done after positive test in office building where many senior advisers and top officials work. → Read More

Don't stop the presses: Judge gives green light to Mary Trump book

Mary Trump's tell-all book goes on sale on Tuesday. → Read More

White House seeks to discredit Fauci as coronavirus surges

The White House is seeking to discredit Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease expert, as President Donald Trump works to marginalize him and his dire warnings about the shortcomings of the U.S. coronavirus response. → Read More

'Sociopath,' 'clown': 8 unflattering anecdotes from Mary Trump's book

The president's family had sued to try to stop his niece's book from being published. → Read More

Chinese consulates deploying 'mask diplomacy' in U.S. communities

With China on the defensive over the coronavirus pandemic, its diplomatic missions in the United States are on a charm offensive. → Read More

Pompeo's elite taxpayer-funded dinners raise new concerns

The secretary of state's exclusive "Madison Dinners" have featured guest lists heavy on influencers but light on diplomatic invitees. → Read More

Congress sounds alarm over inaccurate antibody tests

Exclusive: House panel demands data on testing after study shows high rates of inaccurate results in a largely unregulated marketplace. → Read More

U.S. hospital aid comes up short in hardest-hit states

Children’s hospitals get next to nothing in the first $30 billion tranche of federal money. → Read More

Trump's name will appear on coronavirus relief checks

Congress last month passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package that includes direct cash payments of up to $1,200 for many Americans. → Read More

Falling through the cracks: Many Americans won't get coronavirus checks

The list of those left out includes most college kids, immigrants without Social Security numbers and some disabled adults. → Read More

Bloomberg spends about $7 million per day on his campaign, latest filing shows

Bloomberg has spent roughly $464 million on his campaign in December and January alone, a Federal Election Commission filing showed. → Read More

Trump appears on audio to demand Yovanovitch's ouster without knowing her name

Trump appears to have asked donors for their assessment of how long Ukraine could survive against Russia and called for ousting the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine without even knowing her name. → Read More

New evidence shows Nunes aide communicated with Parnas on Ukraine

The messages show that Derek Harvey, an aide to GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, was far more involved than previously known in an investigation. → Read More

Trump's chief of protocol pulled off the job ahead of G-20

Sean Lawler has been pulled off the job amid an investigation into allegations of discrimination and harassment, U.S. officials said. → Read More

Trump to pick Fox News contributor for new State Department spokeswoman

Morgan Ortagus will replace Heather Nauert, an ex-Fox News anchor who was Trump's pick for new U.N. ambassador but withdrew herself from consideration, NBC News reports. → Read More

Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality

The administration is responding in part to a reported hanging of a young gay man in Iran, Trump's top geopolitical foe, NBC News Reports. → Read More