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Yahoo News Explains: Can Republicans restrict Democratic power in Wisconsin and Michigan?

Yahoo News Explains: Can Republicans restrict Democratic power in Wisconsin and Michigan?Democrats won governorships in Wisconsin and Michigan last month, and now Republicans are trying to limit the power of the new governors.



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Yahoo News Explains: Can Republicans restrict Democratic power in Wisconsin and Michigan?

Yahoo News Explains: Can Republicans restrict Democratic power in Wisconsin and Michigan?After Democrats’ midterm election win in Wisconsin, Republicans are trying to limit the new governor's reach. But can they do that? Yahoo News explains.



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Yahoo News Explains: The cost of Trump’s tariff war

Yahoo News Explains: The cost of Trump’s tariff warGeneral Motors recently announced its plan to cut more than 14,000 jobs. Earlier this year, the car manufacturer warned the Trump administration about the cost of his tariff war. Trump lashed out at GM after its job reduction announcement and allegedly told its CEO that she “better” reopen plants in the U.S. soon.



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Yahoo News Explains: How Trump has hindered climate change policies

Yahoo News Explains: How Trump has hindered climate change policiesThe White House just released a harrowing report on the potentially deadly consequences of climate change. Why does President Trump contradict the report? In the past, Trump has frequently called climate change a hoax and in 2017, he pulled the U.S. out of an environmental action accord signed by 195 nations to help stop climate change.



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Yahoo News Explains: What’s next for Brexit?

Yahoo News Explains: What’s next for Brexit?The United Kingdom has taken another step towards securing a Brexit deal with the European Union. “This deal delivers what people voted for and it is in the national interest,” U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said.



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Yahoo News Explains: Why do we call it Black Friday?

Yahoo News Explains: Why do we call it Black Friday?Does it mean retailers will turn a profit, or get “in the black” for the year, or is the meaning a lot less positive?



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Yahoo News Explains: Who were the first Pilgrims in America?

Yahoo News Explains: Who were the first Pilgrims in America?If you remember anything from history class, you already know a small group of people boarded the Mayflower in 1620 in hopes of a better life in America. A couple of the crew members had actually been to America before to fish or to explore. A man on the Mayflower, Stephen Hopkins, had tried to settle in the New World 10 years earlier but got shipwrecked in Bermuda.  Shakespeare’s renowned play “The Tempest” was allegedly based on that wreck.



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Yahoo News Explains: Is Nancy Pelosi going to be House Speaker again?

Yahoo News Explains: Is Nancy Pelosi going to be House Speaker again?Nancy Pelosi is running a fierce campaign to be elected speaker of the House of Representatives. The current minority leader of the House — and only woman to be speaker — has been in the political sphere for more than four decades. Pelosi, who started as a member of the Democratic National Committee in 1976, slowly worked her way up to the House after a 1987 special election.



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Yahoo News Explains: Can Trump quash the White House press corps?

Yahoo News Explains: Can Trump quash the White House press corps?CNN’s Jim Acosta is reporting at the White House again after a judge ruled that the Trump administration overstepped the law in revoking his access. You are a rude, terrible person,” Trump told Acosta. Lawyers for the administration argued, “The President and White House possess the same broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists that they possess to select which journalists receive interviews.



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Yahoo News Explains: Is North Korea breaking the missile agreement with Trump?

Yahoo News Explains: Is North Korea breaking the missile agreement with Trump?North Korea is reportedly continuing to develop its ballistic missile program. Following a summit with the U.S., North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to dismantle his country’s main nuclear site. North Korea reportedly continues to make improvements to more than a dozen other sites that could launch conventional and nuclear missiles.



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