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Why the United States may not be ready to fight a worldwide plague. Plus the FBI’s reproach for James Comey, how soccer teams find their stars, and more.
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IG Report: A newly released internal-watchdog report from the inspector general of the FBI states that no evidence has been found to support President Trump’s claims that the bureau was politically biased in its handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. The report also condemns decisions by former FBI Director James Comey, whose announcements to the public and to Congress about the probe broke protocol—and may have been less selflessly motivated than he’s claimed.

The president’s nationalist and isolationist tendencies contradict the attitude to world affairs that conservatives developed during the This worldview is also dividing the Republican Party, and

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