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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:28 AM PDT

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

North Korea is changing tack in the war of words with the United States, adopting a plan to pull back and observe after a stern warning on Monday from Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 01:17 PM PDT

US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage for Tough Talks

US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage for Tough Talks

The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. President Donald Trump has...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:04 AM PDT

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 05:07 AM PDT

Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors

Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors

Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Navy sailors for their service earlier this month and used an obscenity to make his point, NBC News reported. Speaking at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state, Mattis...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 03:23 PM PDT

Baltimore Hauls Away 4 Confederate Monuments Overnight

Baltimore Hauls Away 4 Confederate Monuments Overnight

Several Confederate monuments were removed in Baltimore, Maryland, overnight, as the violence at a rally held by those opposed to the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moves leaders...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:20 AM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Charlottesville News Conference in Context

Fact Check: Trump Charlottesville News Conference in Context

President Donald Trump held a contentious press conference in which he answered critics who said he waited too long to condemn the white nationalists who staged a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 03:55 AM PDT

Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes 'Rogue': Analysis

Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes 'Rogue': Analysis

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 07:00 PM PDT

Federal Court Orders Tex. Voting Map Changes Ahead of 2018

Federal Court Orders Tex. Voting Map Changes Ahead of 2018

Texas' congressional maps are still flawed by racial gerrymandering and must be partially redrawn before the 2018 elections, a three-judge federal panel ruled Tuesday. Courts have chided Texas in recent years...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:30 PM PDT

DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website

DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website

What does the federal government want to do with records on everyone who visited an anti-Donald Trump website? The Justice Department's demand is part of the ongoing case against people who allegedly broke laws...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:36 PM PDT

Read the Full Transcript From Trump's Press Conference

Read the Full Transcript From Trump's Press Conference

President Donald Trump took questions from the press in a combative news conference on Tuesday. The president defended his response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. He...

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